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Title:  Civil and Structures Engineer

Job Number:  4031

Parramatta, AU

Job Description

John Holland manages the prestigious Country Regional Network (CRN) which makes us the first accredited private rail transport operator of a government owned heavy rail network in NSW, and one of only three accredited managers of public rail infrastructure in the State. The scope involves the operation, management and upgrade of country railway lines across NSW including 2,700km of operational freight and passenger lines, and 3,100km of non-operational lines.


We are currently seeking a Civil and Structures Engineer to provide technical guidance around structural issues and activities. This role is based in our Parramatta office with the requirement to travel. 


Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manage internal and external resources advising on civil and structures issues
  • Review consultant reports and recommend actions to Senior Civil & Structures Engineer
  • Maintain and develop CRN structures, geotechnical and corridor standards and procedures
  • Maintain and develop systems to manage structures data
  • Maintain and develop structures design requirements, competencies, specifications and service agreements.
  • Assist in undertaking technical compliance audits of procedures and tasks
  • Attend sites to undertake investigations & audits,
  • Establish, maintain and develop condition reporting by asset and asset type at population level


To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent 
  • Project Engineering and consultancy experience 
  • Strong experience in the design of steel, timber and concrete bridges as well as the design of drainage and earthworks
  • Client relationship and stakeholder management experience 
  • Strong report writing skills 
  • Experience working in a railway environment 


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.

From Parliament House to the Alice to Darwin Rail Link, from the MCG’s Great Southern Stand to Sydney Metro, we’ve had a hand in the Australia we all know today. We are currently involved in delivering many of Australia’s largest infrastructure projects, as well as significant property and urban renewal projects. Whatever we face, the heart of what we do is creating people-centred solutions to complex challenges and opportunities. We think deeply about what we do and how it affects communities. We push boundaries and innovate, gain trust through our actions and whatever the project, we’re in it for the long, long term.

We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development. 
We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland. 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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