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Infrastrucuture Railway Maintenance Expert M/F

Date:  Jun 20, 2022

Lyon, FR, 69000

Brand:  KEOLIS
Contract Type:  Permanent contract



Infrastrucuture Railway Maintenance Expert M/F 



A pioneer in the development of public transport, Keolis is the benchmark partner for public decision-makers who want shared mobility to be a factor which makes their region more attractive and gives it more vitality. A world leader in operating automated metro and tramway systems, Keolis is supported by a sustained and open innovative policy alongside all of its partners and subsidiaries - Kisio, EFFIA, Keolis Santé, Cykleo – to bolster its core business and develop new innovative and bespoke shared mobility solutions, including trains, buses and coaches, trolleybuses, shared car solutions, river and sea shuttle services, bike share services, car sharing, fully electric driverless shuttles and urban cable cars, etc. In France, Keolis is the No.2 in the parking sector thanks to its subsidiary EFFIA and the No.1 for medical transport since the creation of Keolis Santé in July 2017.

70% owned by SNCF and 30% by the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ), the Group has 63,000 staff in 16 countries and achieved a turnover of 5.4 billion euros in 2017. Each year, more than 3 billion passengers use the shared mobility services proposed by Keolis.




Within the Metro-Tram Center of Excellence and Engineering organisation, you will lead or support in France or abroad Infrastructure engineering topics (Track, Signaling, Catenary, Substation, Facility management, Civils etc…). Accordingly some short term travel are mandatory to support and animate all Keolis affiliates in France or abroad. Your role and responsibilties are :


-    to deliver high quality bids in the area of railway infrastructure maintenance for urban rail transport (offensive and defensive) 
-    to lead and support bid teams
-    to support on-going urban rail projects worldwide
-    to support performance enhancement plans in our networks (France and International)
-    Animate Keolis Expert Infrastructure community
-    Assure the permanent improvement of our costing tools/references and engineering practises


Your main missions are the following: 


Lead or support the offers for Metro and Tram on maintenance infrastructure chapter:
-    Identifying the most efficient organisation, optimizing tasks, resources and costing considering the local context constraints and the global operations to be delivered
-    Write specifications, uses cases describing your maintenance strategy for the tender document
-    Identify all best practices within the group to be shared and collected within Uses Cases.

Support all Keolis Metro-Tram networks currenlty under Operation and Maintenance:
-    Assist all Keolis networks in Operation and Maintenance but also particularly during the mobilisation phase
-    Regularly assess our network maturity or prepare tenders through Infrastructure maintenance audits on existing networks
-    Share and develop best practices within your expert group community




  • Having occupied an operational position in an urban rail transport for infrastructure maintenance and/or engineering system for at least 10 years
  • Expertise in urban rail system, having a good system understanding and capacity to develop optimised maintenance plans and design cost efficient organisations  
  • International experience – English language required
  • Good interpersonal relationships and writing skills (in French / in English)
  • Good skills in: data analysis, benchmarking, synthesis, negotiation
  • Ability to work with international teams from different cultures

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