Hardware Application Designer Intern/Co-op (Jan, 2022 Start)
Thales Canada Inc., Transportation Solutions
4d ago

Toronto, CanadaThales people architect solutions that support 85 million mainline and suburban passenger journeys, worldwide, every day.

Our Rail Signalling and Communication systems are used on metro lines across major cities, and 72,000 kms of route, 52,000 trains per day in 16 countries are controlled by our Traffic Management Systems.

Together We deployed the first-ever nationwide ticketing system which processes over 50 million ticketing transactions in 100 cities daily.

Thales provides world-leading Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) and interlocking for mass rail transit applications globally.

The Centre of Competence for Urban Rail Signalling is located right before you at mid-town Toronto. As the largest office in Canada, we house a department for every step of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)! This includes Software, Hardware, Systems Design, Verification & Validation, Operations, etc.

The supporting corporate shared services teams in Finance, Human Resources and IT is also located at the office. Our office space was designed to provide a sustainable, healthy workplace that expresses TRSS’s brand while increasing collaboration.

Features include Greenguard furniture, EnergyStar appliances, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, and sliding glass doors on internal offices provide daylight and views to the outside.

Come join the big Transport family, here in Toronto!

We are currently looking for a Hardware Specialist Intern / Co-op to join the Site Infrastructure Designs (SID) HW team to help with SID hardware CAD and documentation.

Term Start : January 2020

Duration : 12 Months

In order to qualify for this intern or co-op role, you must meet all of the following requirements :

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical or Computer discipline from an accredited program recognized by Canadian Professional Engineering licensing body.
  • A basic level of knowledge related to electrical and mechanical theory, systems along with a basic understanding of CAD
  • Knowledge and experience with CAD (AutoCAD preferred) from a 3rd year university level electrical or mechanical engineering course
  • Well-developed writing skills to prepare effective reports, documents, etc. in a clear and concise format
  • Able to work Full Time for the specified term lengths
  • High level of oral and written communication skills required for report writing and design justification
  • Thrives in a team environment, is an active listener, and is committed to personal professional development
  • Positive attitude, sensor humor, and passionate about health, safety, and wellness
  • Key Responsibilities :

  • Keeps track of progress on all assigned technical tasks, and regularly provides concise up to date status
  • Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness and knowledge in the primary discipline in solving problems
  • Able to follow instructions to carry out basic technical tasks and HW CAD for primarily electrical and some mechanical
  • Understands and reviews the HW architectures
  • Completes work in a timely manner, and is confident to ask questions to help complete tasks quickly and correctly
  • Articulates technical questions in a clear and concise way so that it can be reviewed and approved by the management team
  • Deals confidently, courteously, and correctly with both internal and external people at any level
  • Promotes a harmonious working relationship among group members
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism in the job and in relations with others
  • Recruitment Process

    Please note that once you have completed your application we will start to review the CV by no later than Oct. 15, 2021.

    Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process.

    Applicants selected for an interview who require accommodation are asked to advise accordingly upon the invitation for an interview.

    We will work with you to meet your needs. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.

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