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Fire Safety (M/F/0)

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Vienna, Austria
Engineering, English
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Fire Safety (M/F/0)-TPEL-ATVN0xxxxxx2


(COMPANY NAME) Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. (COMPANY NAME) ECO4 technologies - built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology - conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. (COMPANY NAME) Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

We are currently looking to recruit a Fire Safety Engineer (M/F/0) for our site in Vienna, Austria.


Working within the engineering in a cross function area, you will be responsible for all urban rail vehicles. (trams/subways). You will be responsible for ensuring the compliance by the vehicles with the fire protection requirements at all stages of a project development.


Definition, coordination and testing for constructive fire protection and choice of materials

Evaluation of components and materials offered by suppliers regarding fire protection suitability

Initiation/ monitoring of tests in the fire laboratory and/ or certificates

Systematics of standards and regulations and active influence

Fire protection engineering support in the bid phase

Fire protection reports for current projects

Classification of vehicles according to their project-related fire hazard

Project-related list of requirements for the fire behaviour of materials and components as well as selection of appropriate materials - constantly updated by taking new material developments into account

Supervise constructional fire protection safety requirements in the projects and set up rules for project planning and construction

Supervise project-specific fire protection requirements for electrical equipment

Specifications for project-related necessary fire protection control / fire protection systems, monitoring and management systems

Fire protection consultant

Close cooperation with the fire laboratories, the approval authorities and the standards committees

Professional guidance of employees in the design of assemblies regarding fire protection

Candidate Requirements:

4 - year university education (e.g. in the field of mechanical engineering, vehicle technology or materials technology)

Basic knowledge of the use of materials typical for rail vehicles, material composites, and especially for interior finishing materials

Good knowledge of English

Extensive computer skills, knowledge of SAP

Knowledge about fire saftey standard EN 4xxx5 helpful (European FIRE SAFTEY STANDARD for rail vehicles). Good communication skills.

Ability to work in a team and be creativite and work to a high workload capability

The minimum salary for this position is, according to the collective agreement, from EUR 2,xxx.x8 gross / month on a full-time employment basis (14 times a year). An overpayment is possible depending on relevant work experience and / or qualification.

About us

(COMPANY NAME) Transportation is a global leader in rail technology, offering the broadest portfolio in the industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling, and provide complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver we continuously break new ground in sustainable mobility, and our integrated solutions create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. And, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we employ around 39,850 people, with products and services operating in over 60 countries.

(COMPANY NAME) is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws

Source: Company website
Posted on: 21 Feb 2019
Languages: English
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