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Title:  Signal Maintenance Engineer

Job Number:  2140

Bathurst, AU

Job Description

From humble beginnings almost 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies. We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building. By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


We are currently seeking a Signal Maintenance Engineer to join the Country Regional Network team to be based in Bathurst. You will be responsible for the coordination of Signalling Routine Maintenance activities and Signalling Engineering Management functions to achieve contract performance, compliance and budget objectives and expectations.


Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Delivering the Annual Works Program and reviewing the work plans, design, scope
  • Check daily work reports and ensure that accurate records of failures, repairs, replacements and ancillary maintenance data are maintained
  • Analyse records and identify opportunities to improve maintenance programs and suitability of signalling equipment
  • Plan maintenance schedules and work programs to ensure regular maintenance of plant, equipment and structures
  • Financial management
  • Stakeholder management of the client, sub contractors and the community
  • Supervise staff carrying out repairs and maintenance work
  • Undertake compliance inspections
  • Failure investigation, analysis and follow up

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

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in an engineering or project management discipline and/or experience (minimum 2 years) in Railway Signalling or equivalent OR Relevant Industry Qualifications (minimum 5 years) in a senior capacity as a Rail Signal Electrician
  • Current Statement of Competency as a Field Signal Engineer or qualifications and experience to obtain Statement of Competency
  • Minimum 5 years’ engineering experience within Signalling Maintenance or Construction
  • Client relationship and stakeholder management experience
  • Previous delivery of minor projects to program and budget specifications


At John Holland we understand that our greatest resource is our people. We pride ourselves on being a market leader in targeting training, career development and remuneration. We provide long-term career options within an equal opportunity workplace where we recognise the importance of flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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