Senior Track & Civil Design Engineer

Date: 9 Jul 2024

Location: Docklands, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

Metro gets you where you need to go. Shaping our future to be a world-class, sustainable railway for Melbourne is made possible by our people who make a positive difference to every journey.


We strive to reflect the community we serve and support the needs of our people who are critical to our success. With Zero Harm at the foundation of everything we do, we want everyone to get home safely. 


We act as one team to move Melbourne. 


Metro is a multi-award winning organisation and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service.


Undertake Track & Civil design activities as directed, generally for minor works, and to undertake reviews/checks of designs produced by others to ensure Metro's principles and standards are met.


This role is offered on a full-time permanent basis operating out of MTMs Docklands head-office.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the delivery of design activities relating to the development of Track & Civil design, including drawings, design reports, engineering calculations, and other outputs as necessary to provide assurance that the design meets MTM requirements.
  • Check and approve Track & Civil designs as an MTM approved SOC.
  • 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 Track & Civil Design Review Manager a recommendation on granting of waivers.
  • 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.


Qualification & Skills

Tertiary qualification in Engineering suitable for membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia or an appropriate technical qualification with proven industry capability acceptable to MTM


Experience Criteria

  • Previous experience providing design of technical engineering services in railway infrastructure (Track & Civil) is required. Relevant experience designing other civil infrastructure will be beneficial.
  • Experience using design software and drafting including Bentley Microstation is required.


Why work for MTM?

  • An opportunity to join Victoria’s largest rail provider, while working with a high performing team
  • Career development and support opportunities to learn new skills within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Generous remuneration, corresponding with your experience 
  • Free MYKI to cover all Metropolitan Melbourne travel



This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.


Metro’s commitment to a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive culture


Metro acknowledges the Victorian Traditional Owners of the land on which our rail network operates, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Bunurong peoples of the Kulin Nation.


At Metro, we know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful one that reflects the communities we serve. We strive for a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and respectfully. A workplace that provides equitable access to opportunities, resources, and where individuals can bring their whole selves to work. In addition, being recognised and rewarded for their contribution to our collective success.


We are committed to fair, equitable and merit-based employment and recruitment practices, and we encourage all interested applicants to apply.