senior project engineer in Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
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AU$ 700 per year
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job description

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer (SPE) to join a busy NSW rail maintenance program.

The SPE reports directly into the Electrical Engineering Manager and works in project teams supported by people with specialist expertise, along with contractors and consultants engaged to support specific disciplines such as Overhead Wiring (OHW), Substations and Signalling.

You will be responsible for continuous improvement of the reliability of electrical assets while providing engineering advice and support to the maintenance management to assist with planning maintenance priorities, address reliability issues and develop maintenance strategies.

Based out of two Sydney locations, you will need to have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering, with substantial Electrical Engineering

Experience (in a rail environment)

  • Obtain and maintain Authorised Officer Mains / Substations accreditation
  • Strong knowledge of electrical distribution networks and technical understanding of rail traction systems – HV and LV
  • Maintain awareness of planned work within a designated territory and identify any risk associated with planned electrical work ensuring reliability will not be compromised
  • Identify root cause issues by analysis and offer advice for future improvements
  • Hold a current NSW Class C driver’s license and be comfortable driving a 4WD/UTE type of vehicle.

This role will be required to interface on a regular basis with the other divisions of Transport for NSW, Sydney Trains and other government departments, consultants and service providers, so excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a part of a project team is essential.

This is a long term contract role, initially six months, this will be a rolling contract. On offer is a daily rate in the vicinity of $750 per day + super.

For further information, please send your CV to Michael Lebon or contact


Electrical, Traction, Distribution, Rail
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