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Title:  Rail Signal Design Engineer

Job Number:  3566

Perth, AU

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Design Engineer with a background in Railway Signalling to join the team in our Perth office.  This role will  be involved in various Railway Signalling & Communications Projects and occasional site travel will be required.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to);
  • Responsible for overall management of the Rail Design services performed by others 
  • Responsible for management of the delivery of the design of the various signalling projects.
  • Manages the scope development and tendering process by the engineering staff, as necessary, to support the procurement of the design consultants as well as third party reviewers.
  • Serves as primary interface with the design consultants in performing design reviews or addressing construction-related issues related to the signalling systems as and when required.
  • Regularly interacts with the client to share and understand the on-going design and construction issues.
  • Maintains overall knowledge of drawings, specifications, general contracts and time schedules related to the various Rail Design works.
  • Ensures all Rail Design works are comprehensive and discussed with the various engineers for the best implementation and installation of services in coordination with other parties and contractor.
  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies in public meetings to support the client in matters related to the Rail Design works.
  • Provides necessary technical support and design review / audit services to project management team ensuring the correctness and quality of implementation of requirements.
  • Understands all related codes and their application to the project; and oversees/manages the interface with local agencies to coordinate design standards usage and approvals process.
To be successful in this key role, you must have;
  • Degree Qualification in Engineering & Railway Signalling Design experience
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a design role in the railway signalling industry
  • Proficient in planning, organising and working to time lines
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Current driver’s license
As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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