Senior Design Engineer FOCS

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Date: 28-Dec-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:139481 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    




  • Engineering: OCS Engineering team, POS Engineering team, Interface team, Bid Team
  • Project: Project Management team
  • Site: Construction + Tests and Commissioning teams
  • Regional Engineering Center
  • Suppliers + Subcontractors + Customer & Other Validating agencies


A Senior Design Engineer for Flexible Overhead Catenary systems (25kv Metro, 2x25kv Main Line with 100KMPH or above Design speed) responsible for Metro and Mainline Rail electrification works in Bangalore Central Design Office or at Project Office anywhere in INDIA.
The Sr. Engineer will work on the comprehensive design of FOCS in Metro Traction electrification and mainline electrifications with 100KMPH or above design speeds. The incumbent should have excellent knowledge of Indian Standards-RDSO, International standards, Local regulations and Material Specifications associated needs and should have adequate knowledge on Indian Metro FOCS Designs and ROCS Design Interfaces.



  • Technically sound engineer who will be responsible to complete FOCS (1ooKMPH or above Design Speed) design for projects including analysis of the System and Performance requirements, coordination for the complete system, preparation of System design basis interfaces, coordination of the subsystems, technical negotiations.
  • The candidate will also responsible for interacting with the customer as well as other stakeholders for the designs – Design Team, Procurement, Bids and Management.
  • Should have hands on experience in the following
    • CAD Designs and 3D BIM exposure preferable.
    • Basic Designs arrangements of FOCS of 25kv, 2x25kv and DC (preferable)
    • Conceptual/Preliminary Design, Definitive/Detailed Design, Site Trouble shooting & Shop Drawings, As Built / Project closure aspects, Scope Changes Estimates,
    • Employer’s Training, Preparation of Training & O&M Manual, Station working Rules etc.,
    • Design Calculations – Wind Pressure, Max Span, Stagger Chart, Tension, Tension Lengths, Various Types of OverLaps, Obligatories, CAN Designs, ATD Designs, Structure Safety, Cross Feeder Gantry Needs, RDSO & Special Circular Foundation Designs, Structure erection Designs, Power Feed & Sectioning arrangements, Profile study, Earthing Calc, Static & Dynamic Forces Designs, FEM Calculations,
    • RDSO, EIG, CMRS, EMI, E&B, PTCC etc., Requirements including Documentation, Approval Follow up
    • Vendor Technical Validation, FAT Inspection and Inspection Plan, Design Plan deliverables
    • Workload estimation and Monitoring with in the allocated Budget.
    • Design Presentation Skills
    • Engineering, Technical RFQ to Vendor by Sourcing, BOQ, BOM from Bid stage to Completion/Handing over.
    • Knowledge on RAMS, Audits, Requirement Captures, Design Gate reviews
    • FOCS Material FAT, Type Tests, Routine Inspections

Qualifications & Skills:


  • B.Tech/B.E. in Electrical Engineering
  • Any Postgraduate in Overhead Catenary System Specialization will be added advantage



  • Strong communication skills (Read, Speak, Write) and is flexible and has a cooperative ability to work with other team members at other locations OCS France Design Experts for Design Validation.
  • Team Building and their development
  • Share of Knowledge and Interface aspects within Other functions and External agencies
  • On Time Delivery and Quality working


  • 15 years of Overall Experience in design & should possess minimum 7 Years’ experience in Independent handling of Metro Rail Electrification Projects (100KMPH or above Design Speed)
  • The candidate should have specialized skills in design of 25kv FOCS (Flexible Overhead Catenary System) in Specifically on Viaduct, Surface/@Grade of Mainline Section, Viaduct Ramp with OCS Transition & Train Depot Tracks including Specail arrangements
  • Knowledge of design V&V Process, RAMS, OCS Material including Technical Selection & Testing Process, Design Calculations, Associated studies
  • Exposure to ROCS, MOCS is preferable.
  • Proficiency in utilizing STAAD Pro, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Simulations Studies like Panto Dynamics, EMI, Earthing & Bonding area (preferable)
  • Professional experience in Metro Rail (more preferable) & Mainlines/Railway sector
  • Exposure to SNCF OCS Design will be an added advantage



  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language (Written & Spoken)
  • Location: Bangalore, India or Project Location within INDIA
  • Travel: Will be required to travel within India and frequent travels to Agra/Pune/Mumbai/Delhi, RDSO/Lucknow, as & when required, Outside India for FAT/Inspection etc., as and when required)


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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