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Superintendent, Maintenance of Way and Equipment

Country/Region:  GN
Field:  Operation & Maintenance

Kamsar, GN

Type of Contract:  Fixed Term Contract
Level of experience:  10-15 years
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About SYSTRA Canada

CANARAIL Guinea is a branch of SYSTRA Canada, part of the SYSTRA group, an international consulting and engineering group, a world leader in the design of transport infrastructures. SYSTRA Canada is an engineering and consulting firm who is dedicated to transportation solutions, whether for passengers or goods.

Imagining and implementing the safest, most efficient, and economical tailor-made transport solutions: this is what guides us daily. Thanks to the know-how of our 7500 experts, we are involved in all phases of transport projects: Preliminary and design studies, construction phases, test and commissioning, operation, and maintenance.

Our engineers work with passion to provide people around the world with the opportunity to move freely every day. They are men and women who put all their business expertise and human qualities to work to transform the world through innovative means of transport. Join them and let's invent tomorrow's public transport together.

SYSTRA's ambition is to be the benchmark for transport solutions and an opinion leader in mobility.

Role and responsibilities

  • Prepare and develop specific maintenance tasks according to manufacturer's recommendations for various types of machines;
  • Establish maintenance parts requirements for each type of machine according to the established program;
  • Establish a follow-up and maintenance program according to the manufacturers' recommendations for the various machines;
  • Ensure that you have all the specific documentation for each piece of equipment, operation, maintenance, repair, parts;
  • Be able to use electronic troubleshooting tools;
  • Ensure availability of parts and their recommended storage;
  • Assist/train staff to correctly perform maintenance and repair tasks on equipment;
  • Establish the equipment and tooling requirements needed to perform maintenance and repair on equipment;
  • Assist/train employees to perform repair tasks and troubleshooting;
  • Produce a daily report on the status of each machine.


Education: Mechanical, electronic and hydraulic maintenance. Training in maintenance of way vehicles is a plus.

Years of experience: 10 years or more of relevant experience.

Technical competencies:

  • Significant experience in the maintenance of equipment and machinery used for track maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Spare parts management.
  • Training of personnel.

Personal & soft skills:   

  • Good working knowledge of the French language.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to communicate well.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Good knowledge of the use of MS Office.

Employment terms and conditions

Contract nature: Temporary

Location: Kamsar, Guinea

Division: Rolling Stock

Reports to: Techno Commercial Manager

Remuneration: According to the profile


This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties will apply as required.

In this description, the masculine gender is used for easy reading purposes and includes the feminine.

SYSTRA Canada is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values applications from all and offers employment equity based on the merits and abilities of candidates and personnel

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