Saudi Railway Company
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Train Controller

Job Description and Requirements


  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of rules and associated instructions.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of signaling control systems. Paper based and (ETCS)
  • Ensure that the safe operation of all lines on the SAR network.
  • Ensure Safety procedures are understood maintained and recorded.
  • Expedite track access for engineering activities.
  • Read and understand all publications applicable to the position.
  • Adopt proactive approach to operational incidents.
  • Ensure reactive activities to operational incidents are methodical and detailed, ensuring the overall safety of the railway and its customers are maintained.
  • Ensure that track work performed by maintainers or contractors is completed in accordance with approved procedures and in compliance with SAR operating instructions.
  • Ensures that SAR safety/operational regulations and requirements are met (compliance with provided Training).
  • Maintain written records and compile reports as directed.
  • Conduct staff training in accordance with training programs as directed.
  • Remain vigilant at all times.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the chief train controller.


  • Minimum Qualification is an Electrical / Mechanical degree or diploma / Or a minimum of 3 years experience in the field of train control / PSB Signalling.


Desirable :

  • Signalling control experience within an IECC or ERTMS environment.
  • Recognized coaching qualification.
  • Ability to drive road vehicles.


Special features :


  • The position is based in Al Jouf OCC Facility for 2013.
  • The position will move to the new facility in Hail upon commissioning in 2013.
  • During the Commissioning and acceptance of the new signaling system the job holder is required to assist SAR / Thales and other principle contractors with Site Acceptance Testing.