Ricardo: EMC Consultant

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EMC Consultant

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Singapore

Job Description


The role we are seeking to fill is that of an electrical systems consultant to support the delivery of rolling stock projects, these will include fleet consultancy, design and assurance projects.

As a leading consultant you will work on the delivery of projects providing expert advice to the project and directly to the client as required.

As we also undertake assurance work you will be required to review and asses compliance with standards such as EC Directives, Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSIs), Railway Group Standards and other related standards such EN50121 for EMC.


Work with clients to understand ultimate objectives and desired outcomes for each project.

As part of a team, lead and deliver specific work packages to quality, time and budget.

Manage projects and deliver work-streams, taking direction from the Project Director when required. Ensure that the work scope of work and time budgets are clear, monitored and managed, and that risks to delivering to quality, on time and within budget against acceptance criteria are anticipated and managed. Initiate timely and accurate invoicing so that invoicing targets are met. Ensure overall client satisfaction targets are met throughout the project lifecycle.

Manage and deliver proposals, identifying potential risks, devising the approach, specifying clear acceptance criteria, resourcing and costs.


Engineering Degree qualified
Chartered Engineer through a relevant engineering institution, or able to achieve
Ideally you will have experience in electrical systems on a variety of rolling stock types including EMUs, DMUs, locomotives and coaches and systems from heavy current and traction systems to light current auxiliary and control systems and some experience in more than one of the following:

  • Electrical Systems (doors, HVAC etc.)
  • Control Systems
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Current collection and distribution
  • Protection Systems
  • Earthing and Bonding

Strong skills in Excel and other analytic packages
Good knowledge of Asia rail industry
Analytical and methodical problem solving.
A visible passion for the rail industry
Versatile and adaptable, able to operate under pressure
Strong communication skills: English: Fluent in speaking and writing.  Chinese (Mandarin)/(Cantonese): Fluent in speaking and reading; fluent in writing highly desirablel
Flexibility to travel


Ricardo is a global strategic, technical and environmental consultancy and specialist niche manufacturer of high performance products. We also provide independent assurance services in the rail sector.  With a century of delivering excellence and innovation, we employ over 3,000 professional engineers, consultants and scientists world-wide.

Our activities cover a range of market sectors including passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, defense, motorsport, motorcycle, off-highway, marine, clean energy and power generation.

Our client list includes the world’s major transportation original equipment manufacturers, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.

Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.

Ricardo is committed to ensuring there is no discrimination against any job applicant on the grounds of race, colour, nationality or national or ethnic origin, gender or marital status, disability, gender change status or sexual orientation, religion or philosophical belief, political belief, trade union activity or age.