AECOM Principal Signalling Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Principal Signalling Engineer

Australia - New South Wales


Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Principal Railway Signalling Engineer to join our rail team in Sydney working on a variety of rail projects predominantly in NSW but also assisting other states and regions.

As a Rail Expert with the world's #1 ranked engineering design firm, you will be exposed to a range of projects and stakeholders providing you with an opportunity to apply your experience on major to mega rail projects. Current and recent projects include light rail, metro, passenger rail, freight and high speed rail. You will work efficiently in an autonomous environment as well as contributing as part of the wider Civil and Infrastructure and AECOM team.

This position requires the candidate to participate on railway signalling designs through all phases of the project lifecycle.

As a Principal Signalling Engineer you will:

  • Provide high quality signal engineering consultancy services to the rail industry

  • Develop relationships with local and interstate clients

  • Prepare proposals, in accordance with client and governance requirements for signalling and associated projects

  • Manage / Lead delivery of signalling projects to achieve defined profit margins

  • Provide technical signalling expertise throughout the project life cycle

  • Develop and maintain the highest standard of signalling technical competence

  • Ensure Systems Engineering principles are embedded within all design activities

  • Support AECOM’s national and international signalling capability

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years professional experience in design, construction, and/or maintenance of signalling and control systems in both transit and freight sectors

  • Appropriate tertiary/discipline qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer or equivalent of a recognised professional engineering body (e.g. IRSE)

  • Appropriate signalling and rail industry competencies/licences

  • A broad range of signalling technical skills in the field of rail engineering consultancy

  • Extensive expertise in stakeholder consultation and management

  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects and meeting delivery requirements

  • Practical experience with the latest signalling technologies, in particular ETCS and CBTC

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 175401BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.