Senior Project Engineer - Metronet

Location: Perth Posted Date: June 27, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 571665 Careermine Job Id: 1845234
Senior Project Engineer - Metronet
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Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Perth
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.
Position summary
Due to large scale projects coming online we are now seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Project Engineer Overhead Line (OLE/OHW) to join our progressive Rail / Civil Infrastructure team to help build sustainable, long lasting infrastructure solutions.


You will have an exciting opportunity to join rail Metronet team and commence early on the project as part of a plan, design and construct rail team where you will have the opportunity to share your expertise and have a major impact on project outcomes. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Plan OLE possessions within multi-disciplined passenger rail environment
  • Entry into service of OLE after construction works.
  • Liaise with sub-contractors and surveyors during OLE construction
  • Coordinate engineering activities to ensure that project plans are implemented in accordance with designs and specifications.
  • Work with designers to ensure constructability of designs.
  • Assist with the writing of Scope of works and tender documents.
  • Assist with preparation of site construction budgets and reports.
  • Monitor construction progress against program.
  • Manage direct labour and sub-contractors.
  • Ability to devise and manage short term project plans and resource requirements.
  • Implement company and project OHS, QA and Environmental management systems.
  • Provide direction to Site Engineers.

  • Demonstrated capability in 25kV AC OLE Construction and Engineering in Electrified Rail infrastructure projects.
  • Possession planning experience within multi-disciplined Electrified rail environment is essential.
  • Skills in OLE Test and Commissioning.
  • Knowledge of OLE Plant capabilities.
  • Knowledge of OLE Material procurement.
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate level computer skills with significant exposure to the MS Office suite of applications
  • 7+ years experience.

  • An attractive remuneration package along with an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment within a highly successful, ASX listed organisation
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, making safety a core part of everything we do

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfill their potential. We embrace all employee difference and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. If you are focused and aspired to grow your career in a challenging and leading-edge environment, you will have a future with great possibilities with us.

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Applications must be submitted through the on-line portal. For more information about this position please contact Marie Hetherington via email