OCS (Overhead Contact Systems) Design Engineer

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Date: 24 May 2024

Location: Bucharest, B, RO

Company: Alstom



At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time OCS (Overhead Contact Systems) Design Engineer we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your engineering and projects expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Catalina, in Bucharest.

You'll assist the “OCS Design Manager” (OCS DL) in his role of performing the Design activities (Basic, Detailed…) of a project or tender by producing part of the Design documents.

You will represent technically the project, vis-à-vis the customer.

Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (engineering, industrial, quality, different support functions), manage the engineering related metiers and much more.

As “OCS Design Engineer” in project, you will:

  • The Design Engineer produces a part of the OCS Basic Design on the project/tender :

    OCS General Arrangements

    OCS Technical specifications

    OCS Assemblies & parts

    OCS Layout rules

    OCS Calculation rules and notes

    OCS Feeding and Earthing and Bonding (E&B) principles

    OCS interfaces specifications


  • The Design Engineer produces a part of the OCS Detailed, Construction and As-built Design on the project/tender :

    OCS Layouts

    OCS Schematics

    OCS Calculation sheets

    OCS Mounting sheets

    OCS Feeding studies

    OCS interfaces with Bridges/Structures studies

    Obtain Customer’s satisfaction and confidence

    Produce competitive alternatives

    Guarantees the quality within the framework of activities


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Graduated from engineering school in mechanics/material science (rolling stock preferably)
  • 2-3 years experience in ACAD design program
  • A minimum of one project experience in the OCS technology related to the project/tender
  • Good drafting of written documents,
  • Autonomy, motivated, initiative, good communication and interested in technical topics
  • English language: good level
  • Mastering of 2D/3D CAD softwares and usual office softwares


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with latest standards in railways industry
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our professional and friendly working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards management roles in our local or global organization
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 

















You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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