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Title:  Senior Project Engineer - Signalling

Job Number:  8942

Melbourne, AU

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project.


CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction.


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden, Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop.


We are currently recruiting for an experienced rail Signalling Senior Project Engineer to join our Rail & Tunnel Fitout team on this iconic Melbourne project.

Responsibilities of the role include:


  • Construction management and specific technical skills base relevant to Signalling works in a rail environment
  • Demonstrate sound people management skills by managing work and performance of subcontractors to achieve outcomes.
  • Utilise effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource time management.
  • Work with key stake holders, including MTM to allow timely completion of works.
  • Development and delivery of railway signalling and related systems 
  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards and implications for project accountabilities.
  • Understanding of the Project Design Management Plan, Quality Management Plan. Safety Management Plan and Environmental Management Plan.
  • Pre-contracts knowledge in relation to design, planning and legislative requirements


To be successful in this key role, you must have:


  • Tertiary qualifications Construction / Engineering Discipline.
  • Previous work in a Rail environment Demonstrated skills in programming, cost control, quality assurance, safety and supervision / people management.
  • Minimum 5+ years’ project engineering experience.
  • Previous work in a Rail environment, including Rail Signalling Systems.
  • Experience on > $100 M Projects.
  • Conventional signalling
  • Installation and termination of cabling from assets to the signalling equipment rooms
  • CBTC (HCS) – including TRAs and norming points etc
  • Interface management
  • MTM type approvals
  • Level 1, 2 & 3 testing


CYP D&C is a diverse, flexible and inclusive organisation. We enable and empower our people and are committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO). We strive to remove barriers to help people join the CYP D&C team.


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

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