Senior Railway Consultant Operations & Maintenance Latin America (m/f/d)

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Senior Railway Consultant Operations & Maintenance Latin America (m/f/d)

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Entry date: June 1, 2021 Job No.: 91506
  • DB Engineering&Consulting GmbH
  • Sao Paulo
  • Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • from Jun 1, 2021
  • Application deadline: Open

Railways for the world of tomorrow​Deutsche Bahn’s expertise is in high demand all around the world. As a leading engineering and consulting company in the rail sector, DB Engineering & Consulting offers that knowledge – starting with an idea and continuing all the way to operations. We advise our customers in Germany and around the globe, develop technically sophisticated and customized infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. With sustainable concepts, we ensure the future success of economic regions, make important contributions to the protection of the environment and help shape the world of the future. ​Since 1966, DB Engineering & Consulting has implemented thousands of projects of any size and complexity in over 100 countries. About 5,000 employees from 84 nations are currently realizing the projects of our customers with professional knowledge and intercultural experience.

For our consulting team, we are looking for a passionate Railway Consultant Operations and Maintenance (m/f/d) to deliver unique and modern consulting solutions for our customers across the region. The focus of this position is on railway operations (planning & scheduling) and is an exciting career opportunity to grow professionally in a team of senior railway engineers. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Perform railway projects across the full range of planning horizons from the short-term (immediate implementation) to the long-term (visionary concepts)
  • Act as the project manager and ensure quality, cost, and timely delivery
  • Transform project goals into concepts for rail service, operation and infrastructure
  • Engage in iterative planning processes that refine and evaluate alternative concepts until acceptable and feasible solutions are identified
  • Write technical reports that document the project’s approach, inputs, analyses, assumptions, planning iterations, and findings
  • Create visualizations that make explanations of complicated technical matters suitable for a non-technical audience
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Monitor clients’ RFPs and actively identify opportunities throughout the project
  • Prepare proposals and pursuits, including the development of project methodologies, budgets and schedules

Your profile:

  • A university degree in Engineering with a focus on Transport Planning or Railways similar (M.Sc.)
  • At least 5 years of related experience with consulting for railway projects with a focus on rail strategic transportation planning / urban planning/operations planning/planning and scheduling etc. is a must
  • Demonstrable project management experience, including the ability to perform under pressure
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Business-oriented mindset with keen skills of perception
  • Resilient, flexible, independent, and well-structured working approach
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in rail transportation planning tools such as Opentrack or similar will be an asset
  • Professional working proficiency in English and Portuguese. Knowledge of Spanish and/or German will be a huge asset
The position can be based either in Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) 

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Rafal Wolf

+49 30 297 59489

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