Our client, one the biggest Rail organisations in the Middle East, are currently seeking an RSM Line of Route Foreman to join their continually growing company.

The successful candidate will manage a team of  technicians that are strategically positioned on routes throughout the Kingdom to respond to incidents affecting rolling stock.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

  • Liaise with the OCC and depot to respond to incidents in a timely manner such that services are not unnecessarily delayed
  • Develop the training and competence plan for the LOR team and manage its implementation
  • Manage the team such that cover is provided at all facilities year round
  • Undertake staff assessments
  • Report incidents and ensure evidence is protected and recovered without damage
  • Write technical and operational reports on incidents and interview key personnel involved in incidents
  • Ensure that all persons are aware of safety procedures and embed a strong organisational and team culture – seeking to develop a positive attitude to health and safety among all staff.

Line of Route Foreman Skills

  • Demonstrate  leadership and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills both written and oral, preferably English and Arabic
  • Excellent presentational skills both written and oral
  • Team player and willingness to support others when needs arise
  • An ability to undertake complex work in a planned and systematic manner
  • Adherence to processes defined in the RSM safety and quality management system


  • 10 years industrial experience (preferably in the rail environment)
  • Mechanical or electrical technician qualification (either apprenticeship or degree)
  • 5 years experience in rail maintenance front line management
  • Experience in the maintenance of Rolling Stock
  • Working knowledge of Safety Critical Working Regulations
  • Working knowledge of railway standards is desirable
  • Experience of working in a service environment
  • Line of route safety certification
  • Clean driving licence

If you are interested in this position please send a copy of your CV to kieran@akresourcing.ca

Tagged as: Line of Route, Rail, Rail Maintenance, Rail Management, Rolling Stock Maintenance