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Senior Signalling Design Engineer

Date: 11-Nov-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.


The Senior Signal Design Engineer will produce and check signalling designs per Metro Trains standards and railway best practice.

The Position

Reporting to the Signaling Design Production Manager, this position will;

  • Produce and check signalling designs according to Metro Trains standards and railway best practice
  • Be actively involved in Safety in Design, risk assessments, and peer reviews
  • Identify and assist the resolution of design standard or operational requirements non-conformances
  • Provide technical advice on projects to other officers/divisions and external parties
  • Provide the opportunity to be involved in testing during Commissioning


As a senior member of the group, you will assist and mentor other team members in their works.


  • Candidates with an Engineering Degree (and professional registration/chartership) coupled with experience in signalling systems in design, construction, and/or maintenance will be highly regarded.
  • Any knowledge and experience within the Melbourne Metropolitan Rail Network and procedures within Metro Train Melbourne will benefit the hire. Alternatively, experience in Engineering Change Notices, Design Practice Notes and Standard Waiver documentation in other rail networks would also be sought after.


  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Metro supports a work/life balance between the office & home
  • Have a significant impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne’s suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come at a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of services

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.