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Metro Maintenance Manager

  • Job reference: BBBH4007
  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

Cavendish professionals are looking for a Metro Maintenance Manager to support development of Metro maintenance strategy in terms of planning, development, and management of Qatar Rail Service Delivery Department in relation to delivery of maintenance services for Metro project while developing & achieving standards & internal targets for safety, availability and assets maintenance.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides support for planning, development and implementation of policy and procedures for minimising the life cycle maintenance costs, maximising availability of facilities and systems, providing for system safety, maximising reliability and providing adequate protection for employees, facilities, equipment, and parts;
  • Meets Key Performance Indicators according to targets agreed with O&M Metro Senior Manager in areas of: Management of client and contractor interface, delivery of study reports on time, preparations for launch of service.
  • Leads & participates in development and updating of maintenance operating procedures and instructions due to changes in system maintenance;
  • Liaises with the Shadow Operator to ensure completion of maintenance tasks relative to the Metro to ensure that the output of the Shadow operator is in line with agreed work requests
  • Defines maintenance level requirements of assets related to the Metro
  • Leads development of plans & processes to ensure infrastructure, trains and other Metro assets are safe for operations, which include development of engineering standards, controlling configuration of rail system, and delivery plans relating to planned and reactive maintenance.
  • Leads the technical part of the tendering process for the end-state operators in coordination with the procurement team during the Preparation, Clarification and Evaluation phases, including novation of existing maintenance contracts.
  • Liaise with the System team during the Design, Testing and Commissioning phases to ensure on behalf of Qatar Rail that the maintainability of the Metro aligns with best international practice
  • Ensures that environmental impacts arising from maintenance activities are properly managed and fully compliant with all the local legislation and Qatar Rail policy. This includes storage of fuel & other materials, management of discharges from train washing plants, and minimising noise and vibration associated with maintenance activities.
  • Captures & devises plans aimed at identifying risks associated with contractors and third parties working on or in the vicinity of Metro, including interface with Contractors during the defects liability period.
  • Complies with all Qatar Rail CMS Policies and Standard Procedures;
  • Performs and carries out other duties as instructed / directed by the O&M Metro Senior Manager;
  • Provides support to O&M Department regarding for the resolution of complex issues, compliance issues and potential problems related to maintenance


Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering, Facilities or Operational management or other railway related area.
  • Membership of Institute of Railway Operators or other relevant professional engineering associations desirable.
  • 10 years of general maintenance management experience.
  • Formal or hands on prior experience of an operational Metro in an maintenance discipline in either a depot, or workshop environment is desired
  • Working knowledge of Maintenance Management System and depot operations;
  • Thorough understanding of the rail systems basics such as driverless trains, signalling systems, traction power supply distribution, platform screen doors, automatic fare collection, track and crossovers, control and communication systems and E&M systems, their functions and maintenance

If interested please get in touch via contact details provided

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