Alstom Enhancement and 3rd Rail Design Engineer in Dubai, Saudi Arabia

Date: 30-Apr-2017

Location: Dubai, SA

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.

With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Responsibilities :

  • Ensure diligent, effective and efficient implementation and execution of technical activities related to Enhancement Works and Third Rail Packages of the Dubai 2020 project.Main Responsibilities related with Enhancement Works and Third Rail Design are to;

  • Prepare design documents ,

  • Prepare submittals to client and 3rd entities and obtain approval of technical documents

  • Ensure compliance with standards, technical specifications and procedures including Quality procedures.

  • Coordinate with other entities (other ALSTOM activities/ civil work partners…) for the technical aspects of the track interfaces and especially with the civil works

  • Check sub-contractor and in-house track designs and ensure technical compliance (Ensure application of agreed quality control procedures)

  • Justify proposals in front of track design manager, partners, ALSTOM sub-systems and client if required.

  • Prepare and follow up of all letters (incoming/out-going) Coordinate scheduling, engineering, procurement, supply and construction in accordance with standards and rules of the company and EHS requirements.

  • Initiate, plan, execute and submit documents such as schedules, reports, procedures, drawings, Methods... within QCD and OTD objectives.

  • Coordinate with project representatives (Management, Engineering, Construction, Survey, Procurement,Quality) for the execution of the work packages.

  • Analyze requirements and propose performant and cost effective solutions to the Manager. Assist them in the liaison with Partners, Consultants, Contractors, Suppliers, Manufacturers, Sub Contractors.

  • Design scope may cover beyond conductor rails and enhancement.

  • Perform construction related roles after design activities are completed / stabilized, according to project exigencies.

Performance Measurement

Work package progress in line with OTD/QCD commitment


  • Project management background level depending on the complexity of the Project,

  • Good knowledge of railway products and systems,

  • Conflict management and interpersonal skills,

  • Team spirit approach and good communication skills,

  • Communication abilities to obtain collaboration from the matrix organisation involved in the project,

  • Anticipation, clear reporting,

  • ALSTOM way of working for efficient process execution,

  • Leadership, initiative and decision minded.

Knowledge & Experience :

  • Educational: Civil or Mechanical Engineering Degree

  • 3 years minimum trackwork experience in railway

  • Design and/or construction experience preferred

  • Geotechnical and/or structural calculation knowledge as well as track alignment knowledge will be a plus.

  • Computering skills: Microsoft Office pack and AutoCAD.

Behavioural and Technical Skills

  • Good team spirit and communication skills.

  • Initiatives, self-motivated for technical matters and speed learning.

  • Autonomy and rigour, ability to adapt to multi-disciplinary environments.

Job Location

Saint-Ouen for the first design stages (preliminary) & then Dubai for final design & construction periods.

Why Work for Us? At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

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