Bombardier to establish Engineering Academy in Cairo

Engineering Academy will develop a new generation of Bombardier Engineers to deliver the Cairo monorail system and new mobility projects in the future BERLIN, Nov. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —Note to editors: To view the photo associated with this press release, please visit the following link: On the opening day of the prestigious TransMEA 2020 exhibition in Cairo, rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced it will establish an Engineering Academy in Cairo to develop the next generation of skilled Bombardier engineers for its mobility projects in Egypt and beyond.The Engineering Academy will be open to recent engineering graduates in Egypt who are interested in developing a long-term career in rail transportation with Bombardier. The training program will provide a structured series of work placements on the Cairo monorail mega-project, as well as classroom-based tuition and online tuition, individual assignments and mentoring. It will be aligned with established and proven Bombardier engineering systems and processes. Once they have completed the program successfully, the engineers will have access to the Bombardier international job career path.“The Bombardier Transportation Engineering Academy will be an exciting post-graduate program giving talented young Engineers the benefit of practical work experience combined with the opportunity to learn from international engineering experts from a world leading mobility provider. Our young Engineers will undertake assignments in the real-life project delivery environment here in Cairo on our monorail mega-project,” said Ahmed Eldamanhoury, Managing Director Egypt at Bombardier Transportation. He added, “This hands-on approach will enable our trainees to hone their skills and the program presents opportunities to gain long-term employment in the rail industry with Bombardier.”Bombardier aims to recruit up to 15 aspiring young engineers for its first Engineering Academy starting in September 2021 and it will officially launch the recruitment for the program early next year. It also plans further intakes in the years that follow. The program will be promoted at Recruitment Fairs, on LinkedIn and on Bombardier’s careers website Once the programme is launched, applications must be submitted online via the career’s website (Bombardier does not accept applications or CVs via email).Representatives from Bombardier will be at the TransMEA 2020 exhibition (part of the Cairo ICT exhibition) from November 22 to 25, 2020 at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre (EIEC) in Hall 4 on Stand 4D3. Information about Bombardier and its mobility solutions is also available at Bombardier Transportation
Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 36,000 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.
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