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Title:  Senior Project Engineer - Signalling

Job Number:  6808

Moree, NSW, AU, 2400


Project Description

About the Project

Spanning more than 1,700km, the Australian Government is delivering Inland Rail through the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC), in partnership with the private sector. 

The Narrabri to North Star (N2NS) section is one of 13 projects that complete Inland Rail and is an upgrade of approximately 188 km of track within the existing rail corridor and construction of approximately 1.6 km of new rail track. The works are required to accommodate the operation of future planned 1,800 m double-stacked freight trains.

The contract for the delivery of Narrabri to North Star (N2NS) was awarded to Trans4m Rail in November 2020.  Trans4m Rail combines the experience of John Holland and SEE Civil Pty Ltd.  

Role Description

About the Role

Key Responsibilities:

  • ­    Coordinate and administer signalling engineering activities including factory pre-wiring and site installation works to ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with construction program, plans, designs and specifications
  • ­    Assist in preparation and support of the signalling testing and commissioning activities
  • ­    Overseeing the logistics for Signalling procurement, deliveries and distribution of materials and equipment
  • ­    Monitor progress of signalling activities for adherence to programme and report to the Site Manger or Project Manager
  • ­    Manage and be accountable for the Signalling Installation Works Package (IWP)
  • ­    Manage, executing and improvement of Signalling Installation and Test Plans (ITPs) for quality assurance 
  • ­    Ensuring all Signalling Work Lots are populated with relevant quality related evidence including associated ITPs
  • ­    Understand the technical signalling matters associated with the Project works and ensure they are compliant with technical specifications, applicable legislation, approvals and standards and JHG SQE Risk Management process. 
  • ­    Assist with the preparation of signalling budgets and reports
  • ­    Demonstrate financial management skills and commercial acumen when making decisions 
  • ­    Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality 
  • ­    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
  • ­    Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems, reporting and procedures


About You


 Skills & Experience required:

  • ­    Bachelor Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent
  • ­    IRSE Graduate Diploma of Railway Signalling and Telecommunications Highly Regarded 
  • ­    Minimum 5-10 years’ engineering experience
  • ­    Experience on  > $10 M Projects
  • ­    Project Engineering and Signalling Construction experience
  • ­    Knowledge of signalling plans, circuit books and other associated signalling designs
  • ­    Knowledge of signalling civil works including Combined Services Route and equipment foundation construction
  • ­    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


Trans4m Rail is an Equal Opportunity employer that is committed to providing local job opportunities and encourages local residents to apply. We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across the Project. Women, minority groups and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Please follow the links to apply. No agency referred CV will be considered at this time.

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