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OCS Power Expert

Country/Region:  SA
Field:  Construction management

Mecca, SA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  15-20 years
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The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.
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We are currently looking to recruit experienced Power Supply and OCS Expert to work on our exciting project in Saudi Arabia.

Main duties

  • Responsible for supervision of the O&M contractor’s OCS & Power system operation and maintenance works.   
  • Report on the O&M contractor’s performance and compliance with their OCS & Power contract scope of works.
  • Review technical OCS & Power submittals prepared by the O&M Contractor, develop trend information and making recommendations to improve the performance of OCS & Power equipment failures.
  • Report on the O&M contractor’s compliance with their Quality management system in relation to OCS & Power through reviews of technical documentation, test witnessing, site inspections and quality audits.
  • Report on the O&M Contractors compliance with their Systems Assurance procedures in relation to OCS & Power covering RAM, Operational Safety, Security, EMC, Interface & Configuration management through reviews of technical documentation, test witnessing, site inspections and scheduled audits.
  • Report on the O&M Contractors compliance demonstration with O&M standards relating to OCS & Power.
  • Provide OCS & Power reviews of the O&M contractors proposed capital asset overhauls or replacement procedures, proposals and site activities.
  • Provide reviews of variation requests affecting the OCS & Power system and the implementation of change control procedure with the O&M contractor.


Bachelor degree

Other degrees

Technical skills

  • Have a minimum 15 years’ experience in the railway industry
  • Should have completed at least two railway projects within the last 10 years
  • Have work experience in Saudi Arabia or another GCC country;
  • Hold at least a Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  •  Qualified professional working under limited supervision

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work in an international environment / projects
  •  Strong proven experience in Power Supply Design (Overhead Catenary Systems) for Railways Projects
  • Active, strong ability to analyse and communicate

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.

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