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RAM Engineer (Ottawa)

Requisition ID:  214811

Job Summary

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


Bechtel is seeking a RAM Engineer. This position provides engineering support to a team of professionals on a major light rail transit expansion project in Ontario, Canada. The RAM Engineer will be responsible for providing RAM services to designers, and design & build Contractors in support of the project obligations. Analyzing a customer’s requirements as laid down in the relevant documentation and support the development of the Project RAM procedures and documentation.


Job Responsibilities

  • Establishing and managing the detailed RAM Strategy and Management Plans and support processes for the project
  • Working in conjunction with the Project RAM Manager, developing project-specific approaches to management of RAM activities and facilitating compliance with European standards EN50126, EN50128 and EN50129
  • Undertaking work to quantify the expected performance of the railway in terms of RAM (Reliability, Availability and Maintainability) targets.
  • Facilitating the definition of all interfaces, electrical, mechanical, environmental and human, internal and external, including any specific Interface Requirements Specifications
  • Providing support and guidance to Assurance and Engineering Safety Management activities by supplying relevant material for verification, validation, compliance and acceptance.
  • Extensive coordination with design teams across the project


Job Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Science (preferably IT/ Systems Engineering / Railways) or related field with 6 years of experience Or in lieu of degree 12 years of relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of implementing RAM in major rail projects
  • Good interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team.
  • Ability to interface with railway specialists, design managers and construction project managers, in a competent professional manner.
  • Broad experience of the application of systems engineering to major infrastructure projects.
  • Significant experience of RAM Management as applied to major railway infrastructure projects/technology development and implementation projects.
  • System engineering life-cycles – awareness of different life-cycles and experience of the implementation of lifecycle approaches to real projects.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.