Senior RAMS Engineer, Latvia

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Linum Consult’s client is working on a major rail project in the Baltics. They are currently in need of a Senior Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, and Safety Engineer to join their team in either Latvia, Lithuania or Estonia.


  • Leading the definition, allocation, and complex analysis of all RAMS requirements and aspects of the company’s project, including ENE and CCS subsystems
  • Applying methods of RAMS assurance to be used on the project, performing or reviewing Preliminary Hazard Assessments, RAM analyses, and other RAMS deliverables
  • Setting up and managing the internal processes required for RAMS assurance and safety management during the project
  • Participating in functional concept designs, developing and reviewing technical solutions, specifications and cost estimates
  • Assigning work and overseeing work produced by designers and/or suppliers, developing scopes of work and engineering fee estimates
  • Reviewing assigned work and/or checking design documents, calculations, estimates, and specifications produced by systems designers
  • Providing assurance that systems and products meet the project RAMS requirements
  • Working in close cooperation with National Safety Authorities, the European Railway Agency, Baltic states Implementing Bodies and other stakeholders
  • Participating in the preparation of technical specifications and participating at the company’s public procurement committees


  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 10 years’ experience in 1435mm railway RAMS engineering, design, supervision and acceptance, within an engineering company, infrastructure manager, or signalling supplier
  • Experience of safety standards, such as CENELEC, IEC 61508, and RAMS methods
  • Previous history of working on large-scale ERTMS or CBTC projects
  • Experience in high speed line railway engineering on an international scale
  • Excellent in CSM-RA process and safety management
  • Experience in a demanding transport system environment
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD suite or similar design tools, and knowledge of FIDIC conditions of contract for design and build
  • Fluent in English, and ideally a Baltic language
  • Very strong communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to express and present technical concepts to stakeholders
  • The right to live and work in the EU


To apply, please send your CV to for the attention of Francis Ryan, with a covering letter outlining your experience as per the job description and your current financial package and notice period.

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