DC Electrical Project Engineer

Job Description

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Hardware Engineering and Design of Direct Current Traction Power Supply (DC TPS) substations for DC electrical railway systems globally.
  • Integrating, reviewing and managing of detailed electrical engineering and construction engineering work packages necessary for DC traction components manufacturing, consisted of Rectifier (Sitras REC), DC switchgear (Sitras DSG) and Voltage limiting device (Sitras SCD), as according to project specification.
  • The work package includes.

  1. Detailed design documents for panel manufacturing, i.e., Schematic diagram of electrical systems and components design review and compilation of complete circuit manuals including overviews, bill of materials, etc.
  2. Preparation of Long lead / Short lead material lists and ensure that they are ordered from manufacturers according to Project master plan.
  3. Planning and controlling of one’s own engineering work packages regarding date, cost and quality aspects
  4. Technical clarifications/supports with internal / external stakeholders relevant to Project execution i.e. sub-suppliers, manufacturers, Software engineering, Project manager and Regional unit colleagues.

  • Preparation of DC Traction Hardware cost estimation and bid document support upon request from sales with Rulestreams tools based.
  • DC Traction substation components Factory inspection test and Factory acceptance test.
  • Interface clarification and technical integration of all DC components of electrical systems within the DC traction substation
  • Technical support (local and overseas) and problem investigation during Site Test & Commissioning.
  • Able to perform under tight schedules and deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Individual contribution to reach the team goals


  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Electrical Engineering, ideally in the field of Rail Electrification or Power System Distribution and Control

Knowledge/ Experience/ Languages

  • Knowledge of Rail Electrification (Preferred), High/Medium voltage technology with good understanding of system configuration, calculation, manufacture and installation matters
  • Knowledge of DC Substation / DC switchgear components.
  • Knowledge of Digital protection relays (Preferable Sitras MDC, Sitras Pro), PLC with Simatic S7 based
  • Knowledge of measuring, control and supervisory systems
  • Knowledge of relevant European and International Standards
  • Knowledge of Engineering processes
  • Experience in project realization, preferably in an international project environment
  • Good command of English


  • Experience in the railway sector, especially in the field of Railway Electrification systems
  • Experience in design, engineering and planning of electrical substations and controls
  • Experience in project realization, preferably in an international project environment
  • Intercultural experience 


  • Initiative
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Planning and organizing
  • Result and quality orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Customer focus

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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