Rolling Stock Engineer (m/w/d), Oslo/Norway

  • Oslo, Norway
  • Entry date: immediately
  • DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH
  • Operations & Maintenance, Rail Transport, Projects, Engineering
  • Full Time/Part Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Job-No.: 198462
  • Job-Ref.: 172795

Job description

For our office in Oslo, we are seeking a Rolling Stock Engineers (f/m/d).

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.

  • Manage medium- to large-size capital projects
  • Coordinate business improvement projects and programs
  • Communicate and consult with internal and external stakeholders, such as the client management team, public officials, manufacturing teams, advisory groups, project teams, and sub-consultants 
  • Coordinate work plans, schedules, resource plans, budgets, market research, and quality assurance initiatives
  • Ensure schedule, budget, and quality assurance requirements are achieved
  • Develop and communicate practical recommendations for the client
  • responsible for fulfillment of requirements, completeness and conformance of team deliverables to ensure on-time submissions 
  • Provide technical advisory service regarding Rolling Stock and maintenance of Rolling Stock assets
  • Analysis, creation, implementation, and optimization of processes and procedures for the operation and maintenance of vehicles and/ or rail transport facilities
  • Create the conception and guide the development and implementation of complex management systems for reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS), quality (QMS), environmental and occupational safety, as well as for maintenance (asset management) according to international and local norms, standards and regulations.
  • Prepare progress/ assessment/ general statements and reports to support the decision-making process by the management/ clients
  • Advise on the most suitable Rolling Stock Systems for the particular system regarding operations & maintenance and life cycle costs
  • Validate the integration of international standards applicable to Rolling Stock
  • Assure the consideration and implementation of industrial standards
  • Participate in business development and acquisition activities

  • At least a Master Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience overall with relevant experience in the railway industry and in managing medium to large-sized interdisciplinary projects through all project phases (ideally in the transportation industry);
  • Experience working with railway or transportation vehicles (streetcars/ LRT/ subways) and/ or rail or transportation operations
  • Knowledge in the field of onboard Railway Vehicle Systems, like traction, power supply, brakes, HVAC, communication, doors, lighting, pneumatic & hydraulic systems 
  • Ability to manage schedules, budgets, task assignments, client requirements, project team and sub-consultants;
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven experience in the field of Rolling Stock during design, manufacturing, and testing & commissioning
  • International working experience advantageous
  • Very good English skills, fluent in writing and speaking (preferably also German and another Scandinavian language or willingness to learn a Scandinavian language)
  • Willingness to relocate to Oslo, Norway, and readiness for worldwide business trips
  • Good understanding of railway systems, like Coaches, HSR, EMU, DMU, Battery-driven or hydrogen systems, 
  • Analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Competence in using consulting methods
  • High level of Commitment, independent way of working, and team orientation
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) or CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) are assets


International career opportunities
As a global company, we offer attractive career opportunities - worldwide. We provide a work environment that encourages growth and creativity. You will work on complex and innovative projects with international teams across all continents. Your impact brings markets and people together – around the world.

Intercultural teams
With more than 5,000 employees from over 80 countries across all technical and engineering disciplines worldwide, we are shaping railways for the world of tomorrow. We offer an inspiring environment for personalities who are open-minded, curious, and committed. A strong team spirit, an intercultural mindset and engagement at work are essential parts of our success.

Professional onboarding and development
We invest in the development of our employees. To ensure the best start for you, we provide a global onboarding program and intercultural training and support you in preparing for the next career step.

Attractive employment conditions
We offer you attractive working conditions and a competitive compensation package based on country conditions.

Mobilization & relocation support
To ensure a smooth and successful start for your international employment, we assist you with relocation and immigration. 

Work safety
Our international security support ensures safe working conditions worldwide and provides you with relevant information for a safe living around the globe.

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Railways for the world of tomorrow​.

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