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Overhead Engineer

Metro Trains Melbourne - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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We currently have an opportunity for an Overhead Engineer to join our team. In this role you will be required to undertake OHW design activities as directed, generally for minor works, and to undertake OHW design reviews of designs produced by others to ensure Metro's principles and standards are met.

Reporting to the Overheads Engineering Manager, the Overhead Engineer will be expected to complete tasks such as:

  • Complete design activities relating to the development of OHW design including drawings, design reports, engineering calculations, and other outputs as necessary to provide assurance that the design meets MTM requirements.
  • Apply infrastructure, engineering standards and system specifications to prepare designs.
  • Identify and assist in resolving non-conformances with the design standards or the operational requirements and provide the Electrical Design Review Manager a recommendation on granting of waivers.
  • Assist with the preparation of design specifications for the collection of design inputs such as site survey.
  • Provide technical advice on projects to other officers/divisions and external parties as directed
  • Adherence to all legislative and regulatory requirements including conducting and participating in Safety in Design, risk assessments, and peer reviews as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of MTM Management of Change and Engineering Change Processes.

To be successful in this role you will ideally possess the following;

  • Tertiary qualification within an Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline.
  • Proven experience in providing technical engineering services and /or previous experience providing design of technical engineering services in railway infrastructure (overhead wiring) is preferred.
  • Experience using design software and drafting including Bentley Microstation is preferred.
  • Knowledge of OHS, SID, and environmental requirements is desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff (verbal and written)
  • Ability to negotiate, persuade and influence opinions


  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Metro supports work/life balance with opportunities to work from home on occasion
  • Have a great impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne's suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come as a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of services

How to apply

Please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now' before 2nd March 2021