Career Prospects

Master programme Rail Technology and Management of Railway Systems

Graduates can be employed at railway companies and as employees at different managerial levels in the relevant industry, in planning offices and in the civil service.

Possible occupational fields are:

  • Project manager
  • Technical expert
  • Planner of infrastructure projects
  • Construction manager, on-site construction supervisor
  • Network planner, network analyst
  • Operation systems planner, regional implementation planner
  • Administrator for the establishment and maintenance of technical line equipment
  • Route manager, bidding designer in railway networks
  • Coordinator of calls for tender
  • Railway manager
  • §40 person in accordance with the Austrian Eisenbahngesetz
  • Safety and quality manager for railways
  • Bidding planner at transport associations and area municipalities
  • Employment in the system-oriented marketing at railway corporations
  • Sales management at railway corporations
  • Consultants of public transport contracts
  • Administrator for bidding proposals and service calculation
  • Consultant of interface authorities - railway corporations

Graduates can be employed in managerial positions in railway companies and as staff members at different managerial levels in the relevant industry, in planning offices and in the civil service:

  • at Austrian and European railway corporations
  • at Austrian transport associations and transport organizations
  • at the Railway Infrastructure Service Association (SCHIG) and the Rail Control Ltd
  • in the construction industry specializing in railway construction
  • at industrial companies working on railway infrastructure
  • at local authorities (Federal and State), ministries, authorities and appointed authorities
  • at chambers, federations and interest groups
  • in planning and as consultants in the field of railway infrastructure technology