Etihad Rail DB Job Vacancies | Abu Dhabi | UAE

Etihad Rail DB Jobs & Careers 2020: Etihad Rail DB Operations LLC, the operating partner of Etihad Rail, is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Etihad Rail network. The establishment of Etihad Rail DB is in line with Etihad Rail’s intent – to introduce a UAE-based company that will enable knowledge transfer from international, experienced railway professionals, from DB and elsewhere, to a UAE National workforce, paving the way for Emiratis to be the leading railway professionals of the UAE. The company will operate the UAE’s national railway network, which is a key pillar of UAE Vision 2021 and Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, and in line with plans to diversify the economy and promote social development through a world-class transport infrastructure.

• Company/Organization: Etihad Rail DB
• Job Location: Abu Dhabi | UAE
• Nationality: Any
• Qualification: Bachelor Degree/Diploma/High School
• Salary: Not Disclosed
• Experience: Minimum 1 to 2 Years

Overhaul Supervisor (Loco & Wagon)

Duration of the Contract

Minimum 1 year; extendable depending on the requirement of the role.

Position Overview

In conjunction with the Fleet Senior Manager, develop and implement work plans which will deliver the required output for the locomotive overhaul plans as laid down by the Engineering Standards as well as, safety and quality standards and within the agreed budget to achieve the agreed availability and reliability requirements.

Essential Job Functions

Supervise and coordinates activities of technicians engaged in the overhaul of railroad locomotives:

  • Reads the overhaul instructions of locomotive to understand the scope of the required work to be
  • out and how it will be performed and instructs accordingly
  • Assigns duties to workers based on worker abilities and nature of required overhaul.
  • Observes progress of work to ensure adherence to prescribed procedures and adherence to company and health and safety standards.
  • Directs workers to perform overhaul maintenance of locomotive components, for example diesel engine, carbody, electrical system, and air brakes.
  • Monitors stock of replacement parts to detect shortages of parts needed and requisitions needed parts.
  • Examines shop equipment, for example jacks, hoists, lifting devices, to verify that equipment meets safety and performance standards.
  • Patrols work sites to observe methods, to inspect safety equipment, and to ensure compliance with company, union, and governmental regulations

Safety Responsibilities

To comply with those elements of the Etihad Rail DB environment, health and safety management system and other company documents where specific responsibility is identified with the role or as a general requirement on all employees.

Security

Etihad Rail DB employees are responsible for:

  • Being aware of the current policies and procedures and their responsibilities for protecting corporate assets;
  • Using corporate resources only for intended purposes as defined by policies and procedures of Etihad Rail;
  • Being accountable for their actions relating to their use of all assets.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

Academic Qualifications

  • Mechanical/Electrical trade certificate as a minimum

 Professional Qualifications:

·       Apprentice trained and/or relevant engineering qualifications

·       Full driving license

Experience:

  • Excellent SD70 mechanical/electrical overhaul hands-on experience.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Rolling Stock engineering function
  • Supervisory/Project management experience is a bonus
  • Working in harsh environments
  • Proven ability to work under pressure

Other Skills:

  • English as first language or advanced level of written and verbal skill
  • Analytical skills for problem solving
  • Multi skilled over a number of disciplines
  • Ability to train technicians and pass on experience and knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to work in a remote location in harsh environment.

Due to high volume of applications received, we shall be only in contact with suitable candidates for pre-screening.

Nevertheless, we wish all the very best to all the applicants.

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Senior Safety Manager

Position Overview

Leader of the Etihad Rail DB OHS department ensuring the provision, maintenance, implementation and compliance with OHS standards to protect the company’s people, assets, safety certification and legal OHS responsibilities.

Ensure compliance with our defined OHS objectives, standards and safety performance and business plan targets through programs that inform, educate and support a culture of ‘safety first’ in everything that the company does.

Agree and deliver the financial plan for the OHS department within the Safety and Security directorate.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop, implement, maintain, review and continually improve the company OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Management System.
  • Ensure Etihad Rail DB remains compliant with all relevant UAE OHS Federal and Emirate legislation.
  • Ensure the company’s OHS Policy is established, implemented, reviewed and updated to meet the continued needs of the business.
  • Develop, implement and monitor leading and lagging safety Key Performance Indicators and provide professional services to the COO functions for the achievement of defined objectives and continual improvement in OHS performance
  • Describe and implement health, safety improvement programmes to anticipate and manage health, safety risks based on the company’s risk profile. Ensure OHS risks arising from Etihad Rail DB activities and processes are managed in a controlled manner, as a minimum to ALARP and where practicable to SOFARP.
  • Develop and deliver the company annual OHS plan within defined timescale.
  • Organize and carry out safety inspections and audits to meet legislative and safety management system requirements.
  • Support the Security department to develop emergency and incident response and ensure these plans are established, implemented, maintained and reviewed.
  • Planning and ensuring sufficient OHS coverage across Etihad Rail DB throughout the business calendar year.
  • Lead the safety (OHS) department in the delivery of ERDB health & safety objectives on behalf of the Safety and Security Director and the delivery of the KPI’s that supports these.
  • Ensure a safety first culture exists at all levels within the business through education and awareness / measurement and the audit plan to drive rail safety and environmental performance is to the highest standards (i.e. accidents/incidents and personal injuries).
  • Establish and agree with the Safety and Security Director, the departmental budget plan and deliver against agreed financial targets demonstrating value and efficiency throughout this process.
  • Ensure through the Safety Officers that the Chief Operating Officer function (Operations, Fleet, Asset Management and Infrastructure) maintains the competence of safety critical personnel through implementation and application of the company competence management system.
  • Ensure that the company meets its obligations for statutory safety reporting to Etihad Rail, OSHAD and the Federal Transport Authority and any other appropriate regulatory authorities and Government departments in the UAE.
  • Produce business cases for investments which will support the objectives for continuous improvement in OHS where this makes good business sense.
  • Ensure that we gain and maintain the required Federal Transport Authority and OSHAD safety certification for the activities of Etihad Rail DB.
  • Establish OHS standards and procedures against industry best practice and ensure compliance with them.
  • Set personnel performance targets and objectives for immediate reports and the organization benchmark levels.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • Educated to a high standard with academic safety achievements up to NEBOSH level or equivalent.
  • OHSAS18001 internal auditor certifications are preferred.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Proven experience at working at the level of Senior Safety Manager.
  • Full Driving license required.

Experience:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in occupational health and safety management systems.
  • Proven track record of effectively managing large and varied teams of people.
  • Possession of previous international experience in the rail sector or similar is desirable.
  • Experience in managing a complex rail business with competency in more than one key railway discipline is essential (i.e. Fleet, Infrastructure, Operations, Safety, and Commercial).
  • Proven track record of effectively managing large and multinational teams of people.
  • Possession of previous international experience in the rail sector or similar is desirable.

Other Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills are necessary in all forms, written, verbal, personality, persuasion, trust and integrity. Able to speak publicly and present in a professional manner.
  • Able to manage cultural diversity in the workplace and recognize the sensitive’s between different cultures.
  • Adaptability and resilience to work in a harsh environment with most of the time being employed in desert locations.
  • Excellent English language skill with more than one language and in particular Arabic a preference as a second language.
  • Be a role model for the values that the company embodies.

Due to high volume of applications received, we shall be only in contact with suitable candidates for pre-screening.

Nevertheless, we wish all the very best to all the applicants.

Apply Now

 

Power Supply Technician

Position Overview

The Power Supply Technician is responsible for maintaining and refurbishing all the components of the energy / power feeding system and associated equipment including small installations.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Executes testing, maintenance works and minor renewals of all energy and associated equipment efficiently and responds to breakdowns and failures
  • Works in an on – call and / or shift system
  • Ensures that equipment is maintained and calibrated to data sheets and/or manufacturer specifications
  • Works in a professional and safe manner to ensure the maximum protection to oneself, co-workers and plant equipment and ensures compliance to all relevant legislation
  • Ensures that the commitment to safety is maintained and enhanced by taking steps to identify and rectify hazards
  • Minimizes maintenance costs through the diligent and effective use of company materials as well as by being innovative
  • Liaises with supervisor on more complicated problems/anomalies and discusses solutions/seeks advice. Reviews end-users requirements, co-ordinates schedules and work execution programs.
  • In the event of equipment failure, providing a maintenance service that will ensure quality repairs are carried out efficiently.
  • Responsible for the support of Company Safety, environment and Quality policies and programs, and carrying out specific duties and responsibilities related to his job as spelled out in Management system documentation, policies, procedures, local documentation, Management System Manual, Safety Manual and other related documents.
  • Undertakes similar and related tasks and duties as directed by Supervisor.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • School certificate or equivalent

Professional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of electrical works
  • Full driving license

Experience:

  • Relevant industry experience
  • Experience in writing reports

Other Skills:

  • English as first language or advanced level of written and verbal skill
  • Good planning skills
  • Analytical skills for problem solving
  • Capability to work in a multicultural team

Due to high volume of applications received, we shall be only in contact with suitable candidates for pre-screening.

Nevertheless, we wish all the very best to all the applicants.

Apply Now

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