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General Design Engineering Team Leader (Professionals)

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: R0013199
Date Posted: Mar 26, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Engineering Installation Team Leader, for railway projects, to join Hitachi Rail Design Engineering Team.

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated senior Installation Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. This position is based in Riverdale WA.

Accountabilities not limited to:

  • Provide support to subsystems for installation design definition.
  • Provide support to site activities for what concern the applicability of the installation design
  • Manage the installation interfaces with civil work contractor/partner assuring that the related design requirements are properly incorporated in to the civil design.
  • Coordinate the surveys in brown filed projects, for what concerns the equipment and cable ways layout installation design, basing its activity on the surveys performed by other ASTS subsystems.
  • Elaborate, propose and control the project delivery budget in coherence with the company strategy.
  • Ensure the staffing for Projects bidding and delivery phases according to the requests of the PE.
  • Ensure the delivery on time, budget and quality of the assigned tasks.
  • Ensure efficiency through standardization of installation design procedures and typical installation drawings across different projects (e.g. Design specifications).
  • Manage and optimize competences, workloads and resources management according to Company and market trends.
  • Ensure capitalization and sharing of knowledge (e.g. best practice, lesson learned).
  • Contribute to the definition of the Function overall budget.
  • Collaborate with Academy in order to define the training needs and related training plans.
  • Provide a valid and effective technological Competence in core Subsystems design Analysis for what concerns installation
  • Assure the design compliance to the installation requirements provided by subsystems
  • Supporting the weekly and monthly Project reporting requirements.

Desired Skills/Knowledge:

Rail/ metro experience desirable

Familiar with installation principals within a railway environment
Basic knowledge of electrical systems preferred
Willingness to travel domestically or internationally as required per business needs.

Prior experience collaborating with a diverse, cross-functional team across multiple geographic locations


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

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Employee Benefits
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance, a sociable, fun and collaborative working environment. There are opportunities to upskill and further progress your career with training and development available. Novated Lease.

About Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of turnkey rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, operation, service and maintenance, digital technology and turnkey with a presence in 38 countries, across 11 manufacturing sites on three continents and over 13,000 employees. Hitachi Rail is headquartered in London, UK and is ultimately wholly owned by Hitachi Ltd.  Our engineering heritage and culture is rooted in Japan, where our first steam and electric locomotives were built in the early 1920s. We continue to deliver the most current Shinkansen for Japan’s railways and have successfully exported our technology and expertise to multiple rolling stock projects across the globe - from high speed, tram and metro to driverless technologies for passengers and freight. 

Hitachi Rail is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.


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