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Sebastien Vaillancourt

Sebastien Vaillancourt

Director of projects

Réseau de transport de Longueuil


Director of projects at Réseau de transport de Longueuil





Réseau de transport de Longueuil

Director of projects

• Responsible for the Automatic Vehicle Location and Control (AVLC), Passenger information and radio telecommunication
• Participation in the implementation of the project office
• Responsible for the implementation CCTV on board
• Review de process and define needs with all departments
• Writing technical specifications for the purchase of a AVLC system
• Manage 8 peoples directly, include 3 projects managers and unionize people

Career medium 05
Career medium 05


Director of Engineering

• Responsible for all aspects of the Engineering and the Customer Support departments including staff management, development and training.
o Manage 12 peoples directly, annual budget 2.5 millions
• Manage all aspects of engineering projects, including timelines, resources and budgets
• Eliminate dependence on subcontractor knowledge
• Reduced by 80% the legacy issues
• Define roadmap with the product manager for the product development during next 2 years
• Review all processes of the After Sales department, as well as implement a new software to track customer issues


Alstom Transport

Product Manager

PIS (Passenger Information System), annual revenue approximately $40 M
On-board controller on Windows XP embedded, network (TCP, Ethernet, RS-485), Train-to-Ground communication with WIFI and GSM, LCD display on Linux, LED display homemade firmware.

• Manage directly 6 employees (2 development responsible, one validation responsible, one «cost and planner», one quality responsible and one product industrial manager). In total, my team and I manage approximately 60 employees
• Manage development team at Bangalore, India
• Key player in bid preparation
• Develop strategy to integrate third-party display, for reduce the cost of the solution of 20% and offer more option to customer
• Develop real-time video encoding board in collaboration with sub-contractor
• Develop solution to update the information in the train in real-time

Project manager : December 2008 - April 2010
• Manage successfully the commission of the passage information system, the public address and the CCTV for the Lausanne Metro
• Manage successfully the development of new passenger information systems, integration of IP TFT display, for the new TGV in France (project of $25 million over 5 years)

Career medium 03
Career medium 04

Bell Helicopter

Project Engineer

Responsible for customizing engineering
• Managing between 5 to 10 projects simultaneously
• Planning the necessary hours for the development of the projects
• Analyzing the scope of the projects and all changes
• Monitoring and controlling the development team’s work hours
• Making sure drawings and rapports are approved by FAA or transport Canada



Program Manager Officer (PMO)

Mecachrome is in the field of aerospace, automobile and motor sports, in which they have become an outstanding player. For more than 70 years now it has devoted itself to the design and manufacturing of high value-added parts, systems and structural assemblies

• Making sure all the aspects of the contract are being respected
• Coordinating the tasks between all internal functions and facilitate communication
• Responsible for customer liaison for all aspects of the program
• Preparing and following the schedules for the development and manufacturing (MS Project)
• Preparing and taking part in successfully obtaining the AS9100 certification (including audits)
• Closely following up on the part fabrication and the assembly progress
• Preparing all needed documentation for program reviews with the client and upper management

Career medium 05
Career medium 05


Manager, Test Laboratory

Avestor develops lithium polymer batteries and oversaw its production start-up. This solid battery incorporates an electronic monitoring system and is intended for the telecommunications market or use in hybrid or electric cars.

Consultants 2004 – 2005
• Documenting the various laboratories, particularly data control and processing systems
• Improving data control and processing systems of one of the laboratories

Manager, Test Laboratory 1999 – 2004
• Managed technical team of engineer and technicians
• Project management: Set up a new $10 million electrochemical cell laboratory (overall project management: pre-project document preparation, deadline and budget planning and follow-up, equipment selection and purchasing, construction follow-up, laboratory start-up, etc.)
• Followed-up with consultants from a variety of backgrounds (software development, construction, development, specialized equipment purchasing, etc.)

Engineer – Performance Testing 1997 – 1999
• Defined an electrical vehicle trial protocol, analyzed results and made corrections to existing algorithms to integrate batteries into the vehicle.
• Developed and put into service three homemade cycles to test batteries using non-validated EMI electronic cards. Monitored with LabView


HEC Montréal

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Université Laval

Bachelor's degree, Engineering Physics

La caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Project Director IT

· Manage the addition of gains and losses, as well as the underlying financial disclosure counter
· Manage the project of improvement of the publishing area of stock market data with Agile method
· Manage the analysis of needs and the implementation of a solution to keep track of potential external managers (1 300 hours over 1 year)
· Manage the choice of a solution and the integration strategy for the activity securities lending and borrowing ( $ 2.8 million )

ETS Montreal

Financial engineering