Mechanical Engineer – Signalling

June 7, 2024
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Job Description

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Looking for an experienced Rail Signalling Engineer in the Whitsundays / Bowen Region. Excellent Rates

Your new company

Our client is Queensland’s next-generation rail business, established to transport Queensland’s high-quality resources for export to the world. They combine world-leading technology with clever solutions to advance the safety, environmental, and economic standards of the rail industry. Their operations support the community of Bowen and drive economic prosperity for the nation.

Your new role

  • Ensure adherence to all Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) policies, Rail Safety Management, and relevant Statutory Legislation, including the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, and other pertinent rail site regulations.
  • Collaborate with Supervisors and teams to guarantee safety compliance and foster a secure work environment.
  • Conduct field leadership activities to minimise safety risks.
  • Participate in safety meetings and assigned projects, analyse incidents, and implement necessary changes.
  • Plan and execute maintenance projects while considering safety, environmental, cost, quality, and engineering factors.
  • Manage project activities, including scoping, budgets, and documentation for track and civil assets.
  • Lead planning activities with support from internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure the use of risk assessment techniques throughout the planning and execution phases.
  • Develop and review maintenance and engineering standards, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Provide technical guidance to maintenance personnel and partners.
  • Address issues and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Investigate Signalling and communication incidents, conduct Route Cause Analysis (RCA), and propose improvement measures.
  • Manage suppliers, maintenance partners, and third-party contractors as per contractual obligations.
  • Complete Quality Assurance processes, including ITPs, method statements, site records, audits, and other project documentation.
  • Participate in various planning forums, supplier reviews, technical services meetings, and operational excellence working groups.

    What you’ll need to succeed
  • Tertiary Degree in Relevant Engineering discipline
  • Previous experience in rail maintenance/ construction or related industry
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and monitoring of resources within the area of accountability
  • Knowledge of Signalling Systems and equipment
  • Skilled in auditing, quality improvement and Route Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and professional presentation skills
  • Strong planning & organisation skills
  • Effective problem-solving, conflict-management skills and experience in leading a safety culture

What you’ll get in return

This position will see you commencing with a reputable business in the Whitsundays Region. You will be working on a family-friendly 9/5 or 8/6 roster. You will be offered a full-time position reporting to the Rail Engineering Manager. In this role you will be paid an attractive salary, be living in the beautiful, sunny, Whitsundays region and have the opportunity for career growth. If you’re not already living in the region, there is a relocation package and other extras added to the salary.

What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this role, applications can be submitted via the “apply now” button please ensure you are submitting an up-to-date CV. If you have any further questions, please contact Renee Brease. (07) 4960 1129.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.