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Signal Engineer

Queensland Rail - South Townsville, QLD

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Based in Townsville, you will be responsible for Performing Engineering functions in relation to railway signalling and operational systems throughout Queensland Rail.

Queensland Rail is an integrated customer and rail infrastructure business servicing the passenger, tourism, resources and freight customer markets throughout Queensland. The organisation aims to be the safest, best performing and most customer focused railway in Australia.

At Queensland Rail we believe safety comes first. Always.

About The Role

  • Ensure the effective management and delivery of signalling maintenance services including minor and major renewals, in accordance with Queensland Rail's standards and statutory obligations.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the signal maintenance teams to ensure operational reliability and availability of the signalling system.
  • Conduct signal engineering checks, tests, and inspections as required.
  • Provide recommendations for renewal opportunities of the signalling asset as an outcome of the signal engineering inspections with consideration to asset condition.
  • Provide analysis of signalling related reports and other data and provide mitigation actions to address any negative signalling performance trends.
  • Investigation and report of major signalling incidents with a signalling input, as required.
  • Participate in Queensland Rail's major signalling projects and other duties as requested.

About You
  • Substantial level of skill in delivering signal engineering solutions to meet operational requirements and deliver commercial value in at least one area of signal engineering practice, design, analysis and evaluation, asset management, infrastructure maintenance, construction and supervision, inspection/assessment/auditing, commissioning and research and development.
  • Substantial knowledge of signalling infrastructure and systems.
  • Substantial knowledge of Queensland Rail's signalling standards and procedures and statutory obligations.
  • Substantial knowledge of signalling maintenance management.
  • Sound level of skill in oral communication and in writing clear concise technical reports for managerial, technical and non-technical persons.
  • Sound level of skill in communicating with technical and non-technical staff coupled with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Sound level of skill in planning and organising self and others as required.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to commit to and work within Queensland Rail's Values and Behaviours.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to have the following qualifications prior to applying:

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics)

Minimum 5 years’ Signal Engineering experience, experience in Maintenance Engineering is desirable but not essential.

Position description

Benefits On Offer
  • Flexible working options.
  • Competitive Salary Packaging.
  • Generous superannuation scheme.

If this position interests you and you feel you have the knowledge and experience please apply to Signal Engineer (472) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant experience by 11:59pm 17th February 2021.

The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.

Queensland Rail embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We have built the foundation for diversity in the areas of gender balance, First Nations Peoples, Youth, Disability and Multiculturalism. We continue to establish and integrate key programs such as QRWomen, Graduate and Apprentice Programs, Work and Welcome, Returned to Work processes, Employee Assistance Program, as well as Queensland Rail First Nations and LGBTIQ+ Staff Reference Groups.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Colette Brock with your specific enquiry on 1800 115 000 or email qrcareers@qr.com.au. Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.