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Rail Planning Specialist (1 year Contract) at Jacobs

Rail Planning Specialist (1 year Contract)

Jacobs Doha, Doha Full Time
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We showed you how we are solving the world’s greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

Transportation affects every aspect of daily life, no matter where you are in the world! Jacobs is made up of a team of multi-disciplinary experts who work on complex projects around the globe. We are driven by the extraordinary as well as the seemingly mundane, working with our partners to make the world more connected and more sustainable for everyone.

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. As part of our continuous support to many strategic and world class clients in Qatar, we provide technical and managerial support on major development and strategic projects. Our team includes innovators and the best in the industry working proactively with our clients to shape new strategies and to find out of the box solutions every day. 

Are you interested in supporting Project Managers and Engineers in their studies and research in the railway industry, and in autonomous vehicles to assist the Ministry to achieve its goals and objectives? If you like being challenged to show your skills and you’re out of the box ideas, to be part of new strategies and projects in Qatar, to make a difference, and to be part of a strong client team, we have the right positions for you. 

As a Rail Planning Specialist, you will study and evaluate the impact of different transportation policies and Railway / Autonomous. You will be responsible for vehicle related regulations which can enhance the optimization the effectiveness of current transportation network, integration, and sustainability of the transportation system in Qatar. You will have the opportunity to participate in the efforts of stakeholder coordination, collecting and analyzing industry standards information needed to define the ongoing policy and regulation of the Railway and Autonomous Vehicle industries in Qatar. You will have the opportunity to contribute to developing and evaluating different transportation planning scenarios to predict policy outcomes in the fields of Railway and Autonomous Vehicles. This is a great opportunity to participate in the assessment of major transportation policy and planning studies/projects that need to be carried out by the department and manage the implementation of these studies as needed. You will be involved in planning and implementation of the comprehensive transport plan projects, including all modes of transport – but mainly directed at Railways and Autonomous Vehicles and developing and reviewing transport appraisals and certifications, providing concise and robust technical comments. You will have autonomy over submitting periodic reports of projects assigned to the competent authority to the Director of the Technical Affairs Department.

As a successful candidate you will have a degree in Transport Planning or a related field with experience in the administration or direct management of large, complex projects or operations related to Railway and/or autonomous vehicles with responsibility for planning and administration of multimodal projects. You will have a working knowledge in the GCC of transport planning, Railway systems and governmental procedures alongside excellent analytical skills. You must be fluent in English - reading, writing, and speaking (required) and Arabic is desirable but not mandatory.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


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Job ID: PPS00044R