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Testing & Commissioning Manager

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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

Testing & Commissioning Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering and infrastructure operations. Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised 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 75 countries, and 16,000 employees around the world.

Egis Transport Solutions, a business unit of the Egis Group, brings together all of the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and heavy rail: systems, automation, rolling stock, safety, equipment, civil engineering, environment, etc.

Job description

As T&C Lead you will support HSR, conventional railway, Metro and LRT projects on their T&C activities.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:    

  • Coordinating all aspects of the commissioning programme for the project, including planning, scheduling, coordinating and executing the commissioning.
  • Preparing documentation and execute the testing and commissioning plan.
  • Ensuring commissioning is in accordance with the approval procedures and design requirements of the authorities.
  • Implementing efficient processes to manage system safety (including CDM, CSM-RA and interoperability), Verification and Validation (V&V) and Systems assurance to obtain relevant certifications.
  • Coordinating with the Contracting Authority Representative, Independent Certifier and third parties to prioritise the review of each commissioning submittal.
  • Organise and supervise dynamic testing and early-phase operations.
  • Prepare monthly reporting to the Technical Director / Project Director
  • Coordinate with procurement, EDI, HR and commercial team and Support as per requested information or deliverables (e.g. HR for job descriptions, Sustainability for reports, CDM for risk registers, Financial for budgeting forecasts etc.)
  • Responsible for capitalization (for example, standards and regulations, activities on projects and lesson learned)
  • Ensure best practice of ‘technical sharing’ with the Rail Business Unit technical departments
  • Produce publications in technical review and congress





  • Excellent communication skills with high energy, collaboration, and a can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership and collaboration.
  • Experience levels of 15-20 years in the design, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance and assurance perspective of rail systems and infrastructure.
  • Experience in planning of commissioning activities including retro-planning.
  • Extensive proven technical experience in testing & commissioning activities and a broad knowledge of principles and practices of related areas.
  • Experience of set up of the temporary operation procedures and associated team during T&C phase (including work permit management, traction power isolation management, train movement management and itinerary setting management, etc…)
  • Substantial track-record in successfully commissioning complex rail project of large scale.
  • Experience in commissioning Alternative Delivery, (Progressive) Design & Build or PPP projects is desirable.
  • Broad knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to rail T&C, maintenance, operations, and testing.
  • Capable of leading by example, developing team members and being a direct client point of contact.
  • Proven ability to develop, nurture, influence and manage multiple complex and demanding stakeholders.



  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Member of a relevant professional institution
  • Highly desirable to have practical experience with requirements, design, development, configuration and testing of rail systems packages and management of such projects

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion:

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Additional Information:

Some of our clients require that all colleagues working with them undertake a DBS check. We will advise you if this is necessary.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required