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Telecommunication and Signalling Engineer (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

Telecommunication and Signalling Engineer (Rail)

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As Telecommunication and Signaling Engineer - Rail reporting to the Project Manager Rail you will be responsible for the Telecoms / Signaling related technical fields of metro and rail projects in Egypt.

In this exciting role, you will provide advice on all aspects of project engineering including the interpretation of documentation, expertise of feasibility, design, installation of Telecoms / Signaling equipment and systems. You’ll be responsible for any investigating into Telecoms / Signaling equipment and systems, production of reports and any recommendations in conjunction with the Project Manager Rail.

In addition, you’ll provide technical support at client meetings and ensure that you keep up to date with legislation and standards and ensure that this is reflected in the various stages of each project as necessary

Job description

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Review Telecoms / Signaling design deliverables within a Rail environment.
  • Perform site surveys and the preparation of specifications and requirements for Telecommunication and Signaling designs.
  • Review Telecoms / Signaling design deliverable packages including drawings and other items.
  • Prepare Telecoms / Signaling equipment electrical specifications for both outline and detailed designs.
  • Prepare procurement specifications to support new and modified designs.
  • Maintain a good understand of Egis Rail business standards of safety, quality and design.


The candidate should have:

  • University degree at minimum Bachelors level of a recognized Electrical Engineering Faculty.
  • General overall experience (5+) years with at least 3+ years of experience in the Telecoms and Signaling for Railways and Metro projects.
  • A good understanding of signaling / telecom principles and proven experience of Engineering work within the Railway environment.
  • Further education qualification in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Appropriate experience working within a design team in a project driven environment.
  • Experience working with detailed electrical engineering distribution substation, switchgear, transformers and associated ancillary equipment drawings
  • Excellent communication skills and capacity to develop good relations at work and fluent in English
  • Experience working in a technical environment as part of a team is required.
  • Determined to act in a responsible way in business activities as well as in social and environmental impact.

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

6-10 years