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Track Discipline Lead

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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

Track Discipline Lead

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

In relationship with projects, client and technical team :

-       Carry out an initial review of the Programme’s feasibility study, provide technical, and programme feedback and advice on challenges, possible areas of improvements as well as possible alternatives and innovations.

-      Help to Prepare a “Design Standard Manual” covering Track design and criteria standards and criteria. The manual will cover codes of practice, specifications, methods, definitions, processes, procedures for the promotion of uniformity, integration, standardization throughout the Project.

-      Help to Prepare a “Design Task Guide” for Track (including Procurement Specification Formats) to define and contain the requirements for all Track design tasks/deliverables (i.e. drawings, calculations, outputs, analyses …) to be performed/prepared for each level of design (initial, preliminary, general, detailed, final, etc.) and associated verification and checking.

-       Advise the Owner/client on site condition surveys and/or any other pretender analysis to be undertaken.

-       Analyze results and recommend ways of adapting programme requirements accordingly.

-       Contribute as necessary to “Design Management Procedures” and in coordination with other technical disciplines, establish rules to maintain those and get the approval on Track tasks/deliverables throughout the Project.

-       Ensure proper integration and interfacing with Track across the various design disciplines/technical specifications/Deliverables prepared for the project.

-       Specify all Track requirements (i.e. technical/functional and operational needs, applicable standards, laws, expected performance, …) as per above documentation and interact with project Manager/design Manager for Requirement in that matter.

-       Serve as technical expert to make engineering decisions, accept design proposals or technical solutions, make recommendations, resolve technical clashes, etc., instruct and monitor the good implementation and adherence to the project.

-       Be responsible for managing, administering and coordinating the Track Program design process (including by obtaining the applicable deliverables) and ensuring that it is carried out timeously in accordance with all applicable standards and guidelines.

-       Develop a schematic representation of Track systems representing the assets and a breakdown of all major subsystems/parts in its environment.

Support, as necessary, the Client in providing technical support in relation to the management of statutory approval of designs.

Support technicaly the Track team and do feed back to the management line.


-       Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

-       Senior Engineer with at least 15 years’ experience in major infrastructure/transportation projects (including mass and freight transit)

-       Sound knowledge (technical, organizational and processes) of the Track Engineering under Projects (HSL/metro/LRT), especially on Track/Alignment Design engineering

-       Good knowledge in Track for “state of the art” HSL/metro/LRT.

-       Ability to lead and direct project teams , coordinate with others, control time and application of contract, convey good practices and report technical non-quality to management in relation to its area of expertise

-       Ability to analyze complex situations and propose solution to interface Track with others

Capacity and Authority to anticipate, make/substantiate  choices/recommendations, manage and interact with stakeholders, client and any participants in relation to its area of expertise.

Position location

Job location

Europe, France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years


  • English (5- Proficiency)
  • Spanish (1- Basic)