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Operations and Maintenance Expert (Rail)

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Operations and Maintenance Expert (Rail)

Contract type

Project contract

Contract duration (in months)

36 months

Business Line specific context

About us. Egis – creating a sustainable future
An international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global offer combining consulting, engineering and infrastructure operation. Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognized expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable city, building, water, environment and energy sectors. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, presence in 120 countries, and over 16,000 employees around the world.


Egis Rail, a business line of the Egis Group, brings together all of the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and rail: systems, automation, rolling stock, safety, equipment, civil engineering, environment, etc. Egis Rail has led numerous successful projects on all continents, from preliminary design of public transport systems through to commissioning, and covering all aspects of testing and handover to clients.

Job description

Egis Egypt is looking for an O&M Expert. Reporting to the Deputy Project Manager you will lead the O&M activities within the PMC for high-speed rail projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

Develop the Operation and Maintenance service requirements
To ensure O&M requirements are properly integrated by the contractors.
Allocate constraints into the sub-systems (signalling, depot equipment, track, etc)
Prepare the PTO (permit to operate) process with the train operator.
Establishing Concept of Operation with multi-service (high-speed and commuter)
Prepare an Operation strategy in order to meet the service requirements and the and Maintenance strategy to support such service requirements


To be considered for this position as Operations & Maintenance Expert we have the following requirements:

  • An Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Significant working experience in train operations for a rail network
  • At least 15 years’ experience in the rail sector.
  • Operations & Maintenance experience on heavy rail and ideally High Speed rail projects from planning to operation phase.
  • Thanks to your excellent interpersonal skills, you will be able to create a long-term relationship of trust with partners, clients, colleagues and other stakeholders. 
  • Fluency in English.

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Egypt



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years