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Site Inspector - Rail Signal and Systems

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Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 25522 

Job Category: Construction; Engineering; Infrastructure 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Site Inspector – Rail Signal and Systems to join the Infrastructure group in our Rail Systems team in the Mississauga location, on a contract basis.


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 


Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you! 


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Ensure that timely analysis and recommendations are provided to stakeholders for all issues including, but not limited to, extension of time requests, cost estimates, change orders, claims, diaries of construction activities, progress and final payment certification, negotiations, change proposals, design and construction problems encountered.
  • Onsite monitoring and reporting on contractor’s activities during construction, testing and commissioning stages.
  • Provide weekly and monthly, and if required daily, reports including site photos summarizing progress and identifying issues.
  • Coordinate and carry out inspections during construction to review quality of contractor’s work and compliance with the construction IFC drawings, contract specifications and applicable industry standards.
  • Coordinate and build partnerships both internally with Hatch and externally with partners to achieve goals.
  • When required, coordinate with Third Party Services such as; Geotechnical, Hydro, Utilities, etc. Work might include arranging for material testing, quality control inspections.


You bring to the role:

  • Ten (10) years of experience in the rail signaling industry with at least five (5) of those working in the role capacity as manager, supervisor or inspector for rail systems construction, maintenance or quality assurance work assignments;
  • Professional Engineer, Certified Technologist or Technician designation, from Accredited Electrical or Electronic Engineering Program, licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario is an asset;
  • Experience with railway, commuter rail, metro and/or LRT signaling with emphasis on brown field upgrades;
  • Thorough understanding of the Canadian Rail Operating Rules (CROR) and eligible for certification;
  • Knowledge of and experience with managing the construction, maintenance, installation and testing of rail signaling, grade crossing, wayside detection, traction power, OCS, and communications systems;
  • Demonstrable experience in procedure development, construction safety, scheduling, testing and inspection;
  • Knowledge of railway and transit operations, procedures, and roadway worker protection.

Why join us?

  • Develop innovation partnerships
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development





We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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