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Head of Rail – Linxon GETS

  1. Chennai
R-117713

Job Title: Head of Rail – Linxon GETS

Join Us!

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to join our team as the Head of Rail, with a specialized focus on Overhead Electrification (OHE), traction systems, and third rail installation. This key leadership role is based in Chennai and requires a seasoned expert with a deep understanding of rail infrastructure projects and a proven track record in managing complex rail system installations.

Key Responsibilities Include

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for all OHE, traction, and third rail installation projects.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and industry standards.
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team, fostering a culture of excellence, safety, and continuous improvement.

Project Management:

  • Oversee the planning, design, and execution of OHE, traction, and third rail installation projects.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
  • Manage project risks, issues, and change control processes effectively.

Technical Expertise:

  • Serve as the technical authority on OHE, traction systems, and third rail technology.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant engineering standards, safety regulations, and best practices.
  • Evaluate and implement innovative technologies and methodologies to enhance project efficiency and performance.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including clients, contractors, regulatory bodies, and industry partners.
  • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure successful project outcomes.
  • Provide regular updates and reports to senior management and stakeholders on project progress and performance.

Resource Management:

  • Manage resources effectively, including personnel, equipment, and materials.
  • Ensure the development and training of team members to maintain a high level of expertise and capability.
  • Oversee procurement processes and negotiate contracts with suppliers and contractors.

Experience, Education and other requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in rail infrastructure projects, with a focus on OHE, traction, and third rail installation.
  • Proven experience in a senior leadership role, managing large-scale rail projects.
  • Strong technical knowledge of rail systems and infrastructure.
  • Excellent project management skills, with a track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a diverse team of professionals.
  • Flexible to Travel - This role is based in Chennai, with occasional travel to project sites and stakeholder meetings as required.

About Linxon

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine Hitachi Energy’s deep technological knowledge and Atkins Realis’s project management expertise to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offering for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and delivering the highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects.

As a leading engineering company, we help our customers with turnkey substation solutions in the field of power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to be part of a new company as it evolves and help shape it for the future. If you like new challenges, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are interested in working with other motivated professionals with expertise in the Substations EPC business, then this is the new opportunity for you.

To know more about the Linxon please click on the link below.

https://youtu.be/0CB3IKbcxbs

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