Junior Railway Engineer

Infrastructure and operations (all genders)


with immediate effect


Junior Railway Engineer: Infrastructure and operation

In this exciting and varied role, you will be working together with the Head of Technical Research & Development on new infrastructural solutions to increase capacity, as well as on innovative components in the superstructure, which will significantly influence the railway track of the future (approx. 80% of working hours). In addition, you will have the opportunity to work on international projects in the field of permanent superstructure surveying and condition description and later also to lead them (approx. 20 % of the working time). Technology in an international context and a certain willingness to travel should be something you look forward to undertaking!

Your tasks:

  • Development of innovative components and building blocks for the railway track of the future
  • Analysis of measurement data, development of prototypes and implementation of field tests
  • Processing / management of major international projects for maintenance optimisation and quality improvement
  • Supporting the Technology Unit in all railway-related issues
  • Collaboration and co-creation of patents and patent applications, as well as the necessary research and investigation activities
  • Monitoring of technologies currently on the market, reporting and derivation of future development fields

Your profile:

  • Completed diploma studies (university or FH) with focus on civil engineering, transport engineering, railway engineering or mechanical engineering
  • Detailed knowledge in the field of railway infrastructure construction and maintenance, as well as component development
  • Interest in helping to solve complex technical issues
  • Support and implementation of customer projects, pilot projects or demonstrations in an international context
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English
  • Independent and accurate way of working, as well as an interest in a broad range of tasks
  • Willingness for ongoing training in our fields of activity
  • You see business trips to distant countries as a pleasant addition to everyday office life

Our offer to you:

  • Following an extensive introductory phase to the focus areas and tasks, you will be the first point of contact for the Head of Research and Development, on the one hand, and will provide advice and support with your railway-specific knowledge, on the other.
  • On the other hand, you will later supervise and manage customer projects that demonstrate new technologies in various countries and thus contribute to further development and digitalisation in the railway sector.
  • Largely flexible working hours make work and private life easily compatible.
  • A modern workplace in a single or double office in an office building just a short distance from Heiligenstadt railway station, short decision-making paths and an environment that promotes disruptive ways of thinking
  • We offer a gross monthly salary starting at € 3,570 on a full-time basis (40 hours) with the prospect of additional remuneration depending on previous experience and qualifications
  • Comprehensive range of benefits such as fitness room (no compulsory use), “Klimaticket” commuter pass, juice, coffee and tea bar
  • Open and friendly corporate culture

We look forward to receiving your application – including a letter of motivation and CV via e-mail.

E-mail: mitanbord@prodes-rail.com
Subject: BW Junior Railway Engineer: Infrastructure and operation

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Our company

Our field of activity covers research, planning and development in connection with railway technology issues. Safety and user-friendliness in the railway system are our top priority. We are big fans of trains, technology and the people who are interested in these topics. With our disruptive approaches, we will optimise railway operations in tomorrow’s world, and thus contribute sustainably to increasing the capacity of the existing infrastructure. That’s why we’re looking for you!

Requirements profile

  • Reliable and well-organised
  • Structured and conscientious way of working
  • Team player and communicative
  • Proactive way of working
  • Stress-resistant
  • Willingness to learn, apply and perform
  • Completed studies in civil engineering, mechanical engineering or a comparable field of study with a focus on infrastructural fundamentals
  • Foundation knowledge in relation to the construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure
  • Excellent communication skills in German and English
  • Professional experience in a comparable environment is an advantage
  • A disruptive methodology for problem-solving is assumed

What we offer

Social benefits (fitness room, “Klimaticket”)

Free soft drinks and coffee & tea bar, fresh fruit

Experienced team with the drive to develop disruptive systems

Centrally located, modern single or double office

Great working atmosphere, appreciation, respectful interaction

Working hours and salary

  • Salary full-time: from € 3,570 gross ; 14 times (additional remuneration possible)

  • Working hours: 5 days week

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