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Rail Power Engineer

Parsons International

Kuwait

Ref: HP094-3317

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for managing multi-disciplinary internal engineering resources for the project. This will include providing technical direction, priority setting, deadlines and follow-up.
• Lead the delivery of Engineering Safety Management on major projects working across all engineering disciplines and lifecycle stages.
• Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.
• Support bid writing and pricing to win work.
• Manage programs and budgets for project delivery.
• Contribute to development of concept, preliminary and detailed designs including calculations reports and specifications.
• Prepare CAD drawings/Liaise with CAD Technicians for production of drawings.
• Prepare technical reports.
• Support development of project specifications for construction.
• Attend site during construction phase if necessary to ensure construction is in accordance with specifications/drawings.
• Carry out risk assessments and provision of design information for Health and Safety file.
• Generate innovative electrical solutions to problems of high complexity for systems used in rail equipment and rail industry.
• Advise, analysis and design of project power system interconnection to utility power system and associated equipment.
• Advise development of construction document packages including required specifications and drawings that will be utilized for bidding and construction.
• Take a leading role in the development and sharing of knowledge across the team and mentoring and developing other staff.
• Engage with stakeholders to ensure that their needs are understood and shape our services in response.
• Work with clients and the wider business to create winning opportunities within the rail industry.

Requirements

Requirements:
• BEng degree and typically 18+ years of related professional experience. An advanced degree may be preferred at this level.
• At least 15+ years rail systems management experience.
• Should have experience in developing technical specifications, design criteria and drawings for AC/DC traction power systems, LV networks well as earthing and bonding and knowledge of stray current. As such, the candidate will have the ability to proactively lead tasks between technical groups and be innovative in solving complex challenges.
• The candidate must be able to manage multiple projects at any given time, labor budgeting and project schedules
• Ideally, the individual should also have direct working knowledge of rail electrification networks (AC/DC) ·
• Knowledge of rail engineering, signaling, communications, and other railway/transit system technology is preferred

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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Engineer salaries in Kuwait

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KWD 1,450

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