Saudi Railway Company
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Train Controller

Job Description and Requirements


1- Maintain a thorough knowledge of rules and associated instructions.
2- Maintain a thorough knowledge of signaling control systems. Paper based (ERTMS)
3- Ensure that the safe operation of all lines on the SAR network is maintained.
4- Ensure Safety procedures are maintained and understood
5- Expedite track access for essential engineering activities.
6- Read and understand all publications relating to SAR operability.
7- Adopt proactive approach to operational incidents
8- Ensure reactive activities to operational incidents are methodical and detailed, always ensuring the overall safety of the railway and its customers are maintained.
9- Ensure that track work performed by maintainers or contractors is completed in accordance with approved procedures and in compliance with SAR operating instructions.
10- Ensures that SAR safety / operational regulations and requirements are met (compliance with provided Training)
11- Maintain written records and compile reports as directed.
12- Conduct staff training in accordance with training programs as directed.
13- Remain vigilant at all times.
14- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Controller or Control Head.
15- Be willing to travel on behalf of SAR within and outside The Kingdom as directed.



A. Minimum Qualification is an Electrical / Mechanical degree or diploma / Or 3 years experience in the field of train control
B. The position is based in Al Jouf OCC Facility for 2013.
C. The position will move to the new facility in Hail upon commissioning in 2013.
D. 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.