Project Engineer

Experience: Minimum 5 years

Baden or Geneva (Switzerland)

Job Title: Project Engineer 

Work Location: Baden or Geneva (Switzerland)

Job Type: Permanent Employment - 3 days / week office work

Language: Fluent English

Role Overview:

We are seeking a professional electrical engineer with experience in power systems and rail substation design to join our team as a Project Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for various railway substation engineering projects within our Electrification – Distribution Solutions division. You will have the opportunity to work on international traction power projects while being based in Switzerland.


  • Take ownership of substation electrical design for customer-facing projects.
  • Manage the full project lifecycle (technical aspects) including local site/international testing and commissioning support or supervision.
  • Instruct, supervise, and coordinate engineering activities with internal and external partners and sub-suppliers.
  • Work closely with Project Management, Sales & Marketing teams.
  • Collaborate with tendering to review and prepare technical offers.
  • Prepare technical specifications and review supplier offers.
  • Plan and prepare commissioning activities such as test plans, instructions, and method statements.
  • Attend discussions with customers, handle site queries, and take necessary actions.


  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in power systems and substation engineering.
  • At least 3 years of experience in substation automation and communication (IEC 61850 and/or Modbus TCP/IP), control, and protection relays.
  • Sound knowledge of engineering techniques, processes, and tools.
  • Strong focus on safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines.
  • High level of self-motivation, curiosity, and desire to learn about new technologies.
  • Knowledge or experience in software such as EPLAN, Solidwork, Neplan, ETAP, or other engineering tools is an asset.
  • A team player with a collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar field.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, and proficiency in French, German, or other languages is an advantage.

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