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Testing and Commissioning Manager - subways, light railways, tramways

The position, based in Italy, will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful implementation of the international engineering projects, specifically focusing on the first Metro Line of a strategic city, economic core in Middle East area.

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Main activities

The selected candidate will collaborate within the Mobility Systems Department, reporting to the Line Manager, mainly dealing with the design, technical verification of projects, field activities and factory tests and the following specialized responsibilities, applied to urban transport systems (subways, light railways, tramways) and railways:

  • Supporting to overall management of Testing and Commissioning Activities;
  • Coordination/production of Testing and Commissioning plan,
  • Coordination of works / T&C activities and access;
  • Coordination of maintenance during T&C;
  • Overseeing Testing and Commissioning site safety;
  • T&C activities by advising on adequate operations resources,
  • Scheduling and planning of process for handover of assets from construction to T&C,
  • Technical performance measurement and improvement processes;
  • Supporting compliancy, approval and acceptance processes;
  • Supporting inspection and testing of the automation control equipment of the train and the interfaces with E&M systems;
  • Assisting inspecting and testing the performance of all operational facilities at each station (platforms, CCTV, PSD, etc.), and other facilities at the station (elevators, and mechanical or firefighting facilities);
  • Assisting in test driving examination;
  • Ensuring that all tests, including performance testing are in compliance with SPC procedures.
  • Reviewing and analysing spare parts.


Must have

  • Professional experience of at least 15 years in Engineering Companies or Design Firms, for activities similar to those described above within subways, light railways, tramways projects;
  • Master's Degree (MSc.) in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent;
  • Full proficiency in English language, with excellent ability to read technical texts and a good ability in writing and speaking. Knowledge of other languages will be considered as a plus;
  • Relation skills, attitude to teamwork, dynamism, autonomy, initiative and tenacity;
  • Good knowlege of international technical codes and regulations;
  • Availability for short/long trips abroad.


  • International career;
  • Direct impact on a prestigious and visible international project;
  • Access to outstanding internal technical competence;
  • Hiring in the Italian Hub (Milan) centre of competence and concrete chance to access to international mobility program;
  • Hybrid smart working scheme;
  • Support to relocation, if needed.

Compensation Package

The compensation package is aligned with the seniority required, following the international standards. The hired candidate will benefit from the support for relocation, in needed.


Our Client is one of the largest and most diversified engineering companies in Italy, with an increasing presence on an international level, capable of providing tailor-made solutions in the design and upgrading of urban ecosystems.

Partnering with institutions, private and state-owned enterprises that operate in the sector of infrastructure, large-scale construction, its Engineering Services division has been able to build a solid reputation in Design, Site Management, Testing and Project Management of many international projects, specially in subways, light railways and tramways field.


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Ref. SP20152



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Key Points

JOB TITLE - Project Code
Testing and Commissioning Manager - SP20152

Organizational Project
Project Managers – Head of Mobility Systems Department

Team Management
Functional coordination of the Testing and Commisionig specialist addressed to the project

Work Mode
Hybrid. Business trip needed. Possible relocation as an expact in the future.

Project team

Consultant Luca Ciccotelli and Researcher Barbara Mastrogiacomo manage this professional opportunity.
Only applications received via this Link will be considered.
PRAXI, Via Mario Pagano, 69/A, 20145 Milano
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