Overhead Catenary Designer - Rail Electrification

Job Description

Once again we give you the opportunity to be part of one of the leading companies in Overhead Contact Line design. Do you carry a passion about sustainable transportation and are you an Engineer ready for new opportunities? Then you might be the one we are looking for, as we now have an open position as Overhead Catenary Design Engineer in our highly specialised and dedicated engineering team in the Rail Electrification Group of Siemens Mobility, Denmark.

At Siemens Mobility, we deliver transport and logistic solutions to ensure a reliable and sustainable infrastructure. Solutions that can handle the challenges from increasing traffic in the larger cities and airports as a consequence of the rising urbanization. We employ a large number of specialists that work with solutions to the Danish transport sector as well as projects aboard. You read more about us here.


Right now, we are looking for an Overhead Catenary Designer, to be part of a key organisation within Siemens Mobility; our rail electrification group. In Rail Electrification, we span across power systems, overhead catenary systems and ensure reliability, availability, maintainability and safety on railway systems.

You will join the Overhead Catenary System (OCS) Team which is an international engineering group supporting all rail projects within Siemens Mobility. The OCS team consist of engineers skilled in catenary design, support during execution, commissioning, as-build documentation and quality assurance of rail electrification projects.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Basic and detailed designing of Overhead Contact Line (OCL)
    - Catenary layout design
    - Construction design preparation for installation
    - Design analysis og feeding and sectioning diagram
    - Cantilever and dropper calculations
    - Review of technical documentation and drawings
  • Design and dimensioning of OCL supporting structures
  • Catenary system principle development
  • Coordinate and drive successful deliveries of design documentation
  • Collaboration with client and consortium partner
  • Maintain a trustful and good teamwork with Design Engineers in Siemens Mobility, Germany

The qualifications you possess

  • You hold a bachelor or master’s degree in Structural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or at least 3 years of relevant experience in the Overhead Catenary System.
  • You have solid designing experience and can deal with complex design challenges.
  • You are skilled in CAD software, MS Office. Microstation, Excel and structural tools will be an advantage.
  • You have strong communication skills in English, both orally and in writing. Basic communication skills in Danish is an advantage.
  • It will be desirable that you have knowledge in Overhead Catenary Systems and The Danish railway standards.

What else do I need to know?

You will be a part of Siemens Mobility A/S, and we are an open and dynamic workplace where employee development is high on the agenda. We are located in Ballerup and we also have an office at Kalvebod Brygge, Copenhagen. Furthermore, it is an opportunity to work remotely from home a couple of times a week. We have interesting career possibilities in an international work environment with lots of interesting challenges. Our success is based on our skilled and innovative employees, using their curiosity and high professional competences to create new knowledge and participate in answering some of the toughest questions in the world.

We prioritize our employee’s wellbeing and health and offer many employee benefits such as fitness facilities and we focus on creating a flexible working environment in Siemens Mobility. Meet your future workplace here.

Join us!

We’re looking for forward-thinking teammates with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in the world of Rail. Think this is you? Join us – apply now!

We recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it. We continuously strive to strengthen our position, and we are therefore looking for bright minds eager to join a dynamic, international organization offering unique opportunities for its employees.

Please send us your CV and application as soon as possible, as we are continuously processing applications. For further information, please contact Group Lead Heidi Skytte Larsen at If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Talent Acquisition Partner Sofie Sleiborg at

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility A/S

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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