Job title: Railway O&M - Machines Operator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Operations & Maintenance (O&M)
Expertise: Depot - Management O&M - Maintenance Management O&M - Operations Management Quality Management - Trackworks Rolling Stock - Other
Skills: Health & Safety Rail Maintenance Quality Control Rail Track Rolling Stock Rail Grinders Tamping Machine Ballast Regulator
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: $6,000.00 SAR
Location: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Job published: 05-07-2021
Job ID: 32080
Contact name: Babur Durrani

Job Description

Company Introduction:

Our client is an emerging Railway maintenance contractor & supplier based in Saudi Arabia. Due to their recent business growth there are new opportunities available in the Services team for Supervisors and Officers of Track & Equipment Operations and Maintenance. Saudi Nationals are encouraged to apply for this role - Any other nationality candidates must be already present in Saudi Arabia with a transferable Iqama/Work Permit. 


Job Specifications:

  • Location: Dammam OR Riyadh Saudi Arabia
  • Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Salary: Negotiable (Depending on experience of the candidate)


General Duties:

  • Maintenance and calibration of complex machinery (i.e. Rail Grinders, Tampers, Ballast Regulators, etc.) to include:
    • Scheduled Daily Maintenance, greasing, calibration.
    • Scheduled weekly/monthly maintenance.
    • Provide support and assistance during major annual maintenance/upgrade projects.
  • Interact with HMI (Human Machine Interface), Profile analyzers, and other computing systems for reporting/machine function.
  • Safe operation within both railways and safety standards as well as industry best practices.
  • Machine driver duties for travel under signal indication.
  • Ability to perform “hands-on” physically-demanding jobs at the site – most maintenance is performed away from the shop/depot and we expect our leaders to model safe efficient work habits in these environments.



  • Team player – Ability to lead, train, and motivate a team and provide required support and input to achieve set targets in the field of OTM (On-Track Machines) operations.
  • Analytical – Problem solving and Analytical skills and provide effective and practical solutions and advice when interacting with multiple control/reporting systems.
  • Advanced MS office skills for both communication and reporting.
  • HSEQ Knowledge – Must have a working professional knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety, Environment Management System and Quality related compliance policies and their latest and practical applications.
  • Rail Industry – Significant experience in Rail Maintenance.



    • Prior railway experience in operations.
    • Technical certifications or proof of training.
    • Fully able to travel and work under extreme outdoor conditions within the region.
    • Basic English skills required, Arabic preferred.