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Design Engineer - Signalling

Date: 19-Dec-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

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. Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow team members to bring their best to work and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service.

Position Overview

Reporting to Signalling Design Production Manager, the Design Engineer will undertake signalling design activities for minor works to commence track & structural design reviews of designs produced by others to ensure Metro's principles and standards are met. 
You will operate reasonably independently, in accordance with MTM’s policies; Quality, Safety & Environmental Management Systems; processes and relevant legislation. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Development of Signalling design including drawings, design reports, engineering calculations to provide assurance that the design meets MTM requirements.
  • 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 
  • Assist with the preparation of design specifications for the collection of design inputs such as site survey.
  • 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.

Experience Criteria

  • Previous experience providing design of technical engineering services in railway infrastructure (signalling) - Relevant experience designing other civil infrastructure will be considered.
  • Ability to design software and drafting including Bentley Microstation
  • Knowledge of OHS, SID, and environmental requirements

Qualification & Skills

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering suitable for membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia or an appropriate technical qualification 
  • 5+ years Design engineering sxperience within Signalling

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.