Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - rollingstock

Downer EDI Limited
Brisbane, Australia
Closing date
Oct 23, 2022

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Engineering, Maintenance/Mechanical
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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - rollingstock
Apply now Job ID: 590996
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines)

Who we are
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer has over 100 years' experience delivering total rail asset solutions for its passenger and freight customers. We have an extensive national footprint with approximately 20 sites across Australia.
Position summary
Downer Rail and Transit Systems (RTS) has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Queensland Rail Alliance (joint venture with Queensland Rail) at our Maryborough facility.

About the role:

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for the approval of engineering specifications, engineering reports, mechanical calculations, design layouts, production drawings and cost estimates. The role is responsible for the requirements definition and development of reference designs for new Mechanical systems to be incorporated into a design baseline. The design produced should be safe, compliant, reliable and cost effective. The role supports procurement, planning, production, test & commissioning and maintenance. The role also requires development of integration plans for rolling stock and assurance of new systems and operating methodologies.

Key accountabilities:
  • Complete design and analysis of rail vehicle components and systems
  • Conduct design process reviews
  • Ensure all designs comply with contractual requirements, specifications and standards
  • Liaise with planners and assist in the development of Project Design Schedules
  • Review suppliers design and work with them to ensure product supplied meets specification requirements
  • Undertake preparation of engineering test procedures and test activities
  • Ensure that designs are optimised to minimise overall cost and assess product cost in relation to project budgets during the design process
  • Diagnose and correct failures and design deficiencies in existing rolling stock
  • Provide technical direction to product service and support personnel

Desired Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in rollingstock design is a must
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer
  • 3D CAD system experience
  • Interiors Standards including AS1428 and DSAPT
  • Engineering design and change management processes
  • Problem solving procedures and methods
  • Rollingstock design and operations
  • Systems Engineering experience
  • Safety Assurance experience

  • Degree qualifications - Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering
  • Be registered or working towards becoming a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)

What we offer:
  • The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team
  • The ability to work on key rollingstock projects with an industry leader
  • Permanent full-time position at our Maryborough site (Site based only) with excellent career progression opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package, with on-going training and support
  • Employee benefits and wellness program
  • An opportunity to make an impact with a growing and forward-thinking company
  • A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors
  • An opportunity to work with an ASX Listed Company

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