Senior Operation and Maintenance Expert

Country/Region:  EG
Field:  Engineering

egypt, EG

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  15-20 years
Job number: 


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.


SYSTRA Egypt is currently involved the most exciting projects in the region, among which the Electrical Express Train and we are looking to expand our Signature Team in the Egypt, working on high profile infrastructure projects and we are growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.

Please Note:

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position.  The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment and are not limited to those listed.

Role Summary

Act as an expert in the field of operation and maintenance on Electrified Train, The High-SPEED Train Project. You will be responsible of the operability and maintainability follow-up of the Transportation system (sub-systems, equipment ...) provided by the Contractor, and to ensure the compliance with the contract’s requirements during all the projects phases. To target for the project the highest international standard of railway systems.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead the general consultant’s activities related to operation and maintenance of the high speed line
  • Act as an Operation and Maintenance expert within the consultant team, advising about the Operability and Maintainability of sub-systems (E&M, Signaling, Track, Civil work, Rolling stock, Communication, External stake holders…).
  • review operational and maintenance submissions of contractors
  • support the client in defining the obligations of the O&M contractor
  • review the requirements defined by the O&M contractor
  • review the operation and maintenance plans for the suitability of the system to passenger service
  • manage relations with the O&M contractor and the interface with the construction contractor
  • Manage the pre-operation test activities and the prerequisites to revenue service
  • Review the O&M’s organization and activities
  • Showing privacy in the way to communicate with the different stakeholders
  • Setting-up workshop and meetings with the contractors to highlight the gaps, to help in finding and challenge the solutions, and to ensure the timing and schedule of submissions
  • During the Defect Liability period, assess and control the quality of Service delivered by Operation & Maintenance Entity against the performance criteria.


  • Language: English
  • Familiar with word, Excel, Power point,
  • At least 15 years of experience in the field of Operation and Maintenance of transportation and high speed specifically
  • Having participated of at least 3 different projects at least one high speed.
  • Proven record of keen experience on field in OCC operation