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Projektierung von Bahn, Stromversorgung, Elektrische Bahn, Anlagen, Schienefahrzeug Design of railway, electric railway, power supply, Rolling stock,

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01.08.2019
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100 %
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PLZ-Gebiet, Land

Einsatzort unbestimmt

Städte
Berlin
50 km
international
500 km
Kontaktwunsch

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Projekte

01/2014 - Heute

5 Jahre 6 Monate

DC / AC / converter rail electrification project

Rolle
Senior Technical Sales Manager
Kunde
GE ENERGY – POWER CONVERSION
Einsatzort
BERLIN, GERMANY
Projektinhalte
  • Leading the technical design activities for rail power supply systems within GE Power Conversion globally;
  • Providing technical support for GE local engineering teams for each region (USA, LatAm, Europe, Nema,);
  • Principal design of static frequency converter station for rail application (16.7Hz, 25Hz and 50Hz railway supply systems);
  • Complete technical specification for DC Metro supply systems (feeder station equipment);
  • Working on given projects as a tender manager / engineer within the energy solution part of a global infrastructure company;
  • Responsible for technical solution, price, components specification and sourcing for given projects (tenders) with the focus on the primary equipment;
  • Managing the relationships with the customer as well as suppliers; customer support, supplier negotiation, technical clarification, etc.

Achievements

  • Lead engineer for DC rail electrification project – DC part; Project “Automated people mover” at Tampa International airport;
  • Tender management for static frequency converter stations for rail application – 50 Hz – 16.7 Hz (DB – Germany, ÖBB – Austria, SBB – Switzerland, Scandinavia), 60 Hz – 25 Hz (Amtrak – USA), 50 Hz – 50 Hz (Australia);
  • Tender management (technical part) of complete technical solutions (from HV down to traction and LV equipment) for DC Metro Rail supply systems (Lima – Peru, Doha – Qatar, Sao Paulo – Brazil, Jakarta – Indonesia, Makkah – SA, Bangkok - Thailand and others).
  • Engineering support of HVDC 500kV transmission for an off-shore wind farm - tender proposal, primary equipment specification (transformer, reactor, switchgear components, etc.), system engineering (earthing, bonding, protection, etc.)
  • Electrical supply – primary equipment: system studies, principal design, specification, sourcing;
  • Product development of static frequency converter stations for 50Hz railway application (system study, technical solution, business case, value proposition);
  • Principal engineering of power and railway equipment within the scope of the tender documentation;
  • Principal engineering converter station for rail application;
  • Principal engineering support for the world first two applications of the 50 to 50Hz railway static frequency converter (Queensland Australia);
  • Project development and execution.

12/2011 - 12/2013

2 Jahre 1 Monat

Power supply AC and converter stations

Rolle
Application engineer - power
Kunde
CONVERTEAM
Einsatzort
BERLIN, GERMANY
Projektinhalte
  • Industrial energy supplies
  • Energy transformation and distribution
  • Traction and electric railway supply system
  • Traction and rolling stock
  • Hardware development.

10/2008 - 11/2011

3 Jahre 2 Monate

AC & DC rail power supply

Rolle
Projekt engineer
Kunde
BALFOUR BEATTY RAIL
Einsatzort
OFFENBACH AM MAIN, GERMANY
Projektinhalte
  • Working as a project engineer for a major railway infrastructure company; responsible for overall (general) engineering and technical solutions within the given projects.
  • The main accountability lies in ensuring smooth coordination among all members of the project team and coordination of all interfaces between each subsystem within the given project (protection, control & SCADA, power, switchgear design)
  • Close coordination with project Commercial Manager

Achievements

  • Planning and completion of AC and DC traction supply systems and subsystems for light railway rail (including 3rd / 4th rail and overhead line systems) as well as mainline railway applications (included systems: DC 600V; DC 700V, DC 1200V; AC 15kV 16.7Hz; AC 25kV 50Hz); cooperation with electrical infrastructure facilities;
  • Cooperation on product design and development (DC switchgear for 3rd / 4th rail applications, DC control and protection relay);
  • Management of approval processes for product application on the 3rd/ 4th rail supply systems (LUL, Network Rail). Technical specification of the productrequirements;
  • Creating a general concept / procedure for a design of a DCsubstation;
  • Selecting and evaluating technical solutions for traction supply systems; Determination of themost beneficial technical solution;
  • Technical and commercial negotiation and clarification with suppliers as well as withcustomers;
  • Project management (schedule, costs, and quality) within all project phases (planning, technical specification, engineering);
  • Ensuring appropriate technical and quality standards are kept and fulfilled during design and building stages of the projects, providing site support;
  • Coordination of interfaces among various departments within the projects; liaison with electrical (system study), mechanical, SCADA, protection engineers;
  • Providing technical support for the tender department; Managing approval processes of BBRail own product for the English market
  • Technical support for the commercial project manager
  • Creating project documentation (Written documents, CAD drawings, calculations, etc.).

04/2006 - 09/2008

2 Jahre 6 Monate

Rolling stock consultancy

Rolle
Consultant Engineer (Electrical)
Kunde
ENGINEERING SUPPORT GROUP
Einsatzort
DERBY, U.K.
Projektinhalte
  • Working as an electrical engineering for a railway consultancy; majority of the work focusing on modification, overhaul, and maintenance of traction & rolling stock.
  • Complying engineering solutions for the railway industry
  • Managing engineering projects towards customer satisfaction

Achievements

  • Design of modifications and improvements on several English traction & rolling stock units including schematics, drawings and installation procedures. Also modifications on GM-EMD locomotives such as class 66/67;
  • Risk assessment and compilation of maintenance and overhaul instructions for traction vehicles;
  • Auditing and quality control of either suppliers and contractors (several sites in Europe) or internal (EWS);
  • Supervising and engineering support during installation of modifications and improvements on traction and rolling stock as well as during overhauls;
  • Fault finding and failure investigations; mainly for EWS Railway (including EMC);
  • Providing tests and trials for new electrical equipment on traction and rolling stock;
  • Commissioning of new / modified equipment including French and Spanish signalling and safety systems as well as ERTMS.

09/2004 - 09/2008

4 Jahre 1 Monat

New DC protection system development

Rolle
Researcher/PhD
Kunde
RAIL RESEARCH UK, UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
Einsatzort
U.K.
Projektinhalte
  • Design and development of the new protection system for DC railway supply systems.
  • Research into power supply systems used on the DC electric railways

Achievements

  • Research of power supply systems used on the 3 kV (overhead wire system) and 750 V DC (3rd / 4th) railways with the focus on the protection equipment;
  • Design of a new protection method based on evaluating the present traffic in the protected supply section and using new signalling systems such as ERTMS and train - ground communication;
  • Development of a new protection system based on the newly designed protection method and specification for additional use of the developed system (power factor control, real time maintenance, power consumption control, etc);
  • Simulation of traction vehicles (traction power and control) running on 3 kV and 750 V DC railways using scientific and engineering software - Matlab, Simulink;
  • Detail simulations of DC railway supply systems (3 kV - overhead line, 750 V - 3rd rail)
  • Software development in Matlab (data processing);
  • Teaching and supervising labs at the School of Electrical Engineering.

07/2003 - 04/2004

10 Monate

Web applications

Rolle
Software Developer
Kunde
HIGHLINE
Einsatzort
FRÝDLANT, CZECH REPUBLIC
Projektinhalte

Developing web applications in Macromedia Flash – programming in Macromedia Action Script, creating web based animations

Achievements

  • Design and development of animations for web based presentations using Macromedia Flash and Action Script, working as a part of the developer team;
  • Using HTML and XML for design and development of websites with embedded Flash objects such as navigation buttons, banners and games;
  • Covering legal and engineering issues during building and commissioning of a local commercial Wi-Fi network.

Projekthistorie

Winter 2001/2002

Customer: STEELWELD B.V., BREDA, HOLLAND
Position: Contractor/Cad Technician

Responsibility:

  • Managing a project for a Dutch company Steelweld B.V.. The project included translation of
    documentation for manufacture assembly line installed in the Škoda car manufacture factory (all
    documentation was finished in Czech, English and German language)
  • Responsible for the overall set up of the project – negotiation of the contract, staff training,
    project management, and finalizing the documentation

Achievements:

  • Ensuring all translated documentation meets the Czech legal and technical requirements and standards;
  • Excellent management and control of allocated resources resulting in contract for additional work.

1997 – 2000

Customer: TERINVEST, S.R.O., PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Position: Electrician / Technician

Responsibility

Installing electrical systems for residential, commercial, and industrial applications, assembling various electrical equipments, working according to electrical regulations

Achievements

  • Installation / fitting of electrical installation at various sites in Prague area;
  • Providing electrical support at major trade exhibitions organized by Terinvest in the Czech Republic;
  • Communication in foreign languages.

1996 – 1997

Customer: AZ ELEKTROPROJEKCE, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Position: Consultant Engineer (Electrical)

Responsibility

Electrical installations for buildings – sizing lighting load and power requirements for electrical installation. Designing and drawing electrical schematics in AutoCAD

Achievements

  • Completion of several design projects of electrical installation for various sites in Prague area
  • Producing designs for building services in an industrial and commercial environment including CAD drawings and documentation;
  • Coordinating designs with other disciplines and resolving interface issues;
  • Applying relevant standards, safety & quality management procedures and achieving compliance.

Kompetenzen

Produkte / Standards / Erfahrungen

Personal Profile

  • I am self-disciplined, initiative, reliable and punctual, enthusiastic, dedicated loner and team player as well. Working best in result orientated environment.
  • I am a chartered electrical engineer and a member of the IET.

Career Overview
The main course of my career is the electrical engineering focusing on the railway environment. I have gained extensive technical and railway experience throughout my work career as well as education and research.
My technical experience has been gained mainly in the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom and Germany working either as an employee or as a contractor. Other countries I have been working at includes: Ireland, France, USA, Peru, Australia, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and others. At the moment I am based in Berlin (Germany) responsible for railway electrical supply system (train feeder stations) globally. My professional skills include:

  • Research, design, development and modification of railway equipment (electrical equipment / installations on traction and rolling stock as well as fixed line-side installation and feeding system for DC and AC railways, static frequency converters);
  • Principal / system engineering for static frequency converters for rail application;
  • Principal / system / engineering for railway AC and / or DC feeder stations (switchgear, transformers, rectifier, LV equipment, battery/ battery charger, UPS, cabling, earthing etc.);
  • Specification of main electrical equipment within el. railway power supply systems;
  • Simulation of traction vehicles and railway supply systems;
  • Maintenance procedures / policy for railway vehicles;
  • Quality control / auditing;
  • Risk assessments based on engineering expertise;
  • Testing / commissioning of traction / electrical equipment;
  • Software development, CAD knowledge ;
  • Project management.

During my career I have had several career breaks. All of them I spent abroad (USA, South Africa, several countries in Europe) working in all kinds of capacities. During this period I have gained experience in:

  • Time management;
  • Communication and language skills;
  • Ability to adapt to the foreign environment;
  • Analytical skills and prompt reaction to any problem;
  • Working independently on my own judgment;
  •  Decision making.

Additional Skills
PC:

  • MS Dos, MS Windows, MS Office
  • MS Visio, MS Project, OpenAir
  • AutoCAD, SolidWork 3D
  • Matlab r.12, Simulink
  • Macromedia Flash, Action Script, Swift 3D, HTML, XML
  • Adobe Flex, DreamWeaver, LiveCycle Designer
  • Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw
  • Delphi, C – basic

Other:

  • Microcontrollers, Assembler – basic
  • CNC milling operation, Filou WinPC-NC

Sprachkenntnisse
Czech
English
German
Slovak

Bemerkungen

Publications [more details on request]


Ausbildungshistorie

2004 – 2008

Doctoral Degree Program, University of Birmingham, U.K.
(Electrical / railway engineering)

2001 – 2002

Doctoral Degree Program, CTU Prague, Czech Republic
(Courses in railway engineering; lecturing railway engineering)

1994 – 2000

Master Degree Program, CTU Prague, Czech Republic
(Electrical engineering - electric drives & traction)
(Thesis written for the Czech Railway Research Institute in Prague)

01/1999 – 07/1999

Erasmus exchange program, University of Gent, Belgium
(Electrical / railway engineering)

1990 – 1994

High School Děčín, Czech Republic
(Railway engineering)

Courses
11/2015

Leadership Development Course, Istanbul, Germany

09/2014

New Leader workshop, Frankfurt, Germany

06/2011

Prüfung von Potentialausgleichs- Erdungssysteme, Mannheim, Germany
(Testing of Equipotential and Earthing Systems)

05/2011

Brandschutz bei Elektroinstallationen, Mannheim, Germany
(Fire Protection in Low Voltage Installation)

11/2010

Schaltanlage – Technik > 1kV; Mittelspannung, Mannheim, Germany
(Switchgear Systems - Medium Voltage > 1kV)

03/2009

Blitz- und Überspannungsschutz bei Gleichstrombahnen, Darmstadt, Germany
(Lighting and Overvoltage Protection for DC Railway Systems)

06/2008

Electricity Economics course, Flexnet Consortium, Birmingham, U.K.

05/2008

Coniston Team Skills Programme, Priestley Centre, U.K.

07/2007

Project Management course, University of Birmingham, U.K.

06/2006

Transferable Skills School, Stirling, U.K.

04/2005

Q Group management course, Birmingham, U.K.

11/2004

PGTA – basic teaching, University of Birmingham, U.K.

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