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Commissioning Engineer - Assistant Tester

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0045271
Date Posted: May 8, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Commissioning Engineer / Assistant Tester who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Brisbane, Australia.

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology, and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 14,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

About the Position

As part of Cross River Rail, a new world class ETCS signalling system will be delivered by a collaboration between Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, Queensland Rail and Hitachi Rail through the Sequence Alliance.

This role sits within the commissioning team who collectively support the delivery of this key project.

Key accountabilities:

  • Participating in the testing and commissioning of on-board, trackside, communications and control systems.

  • Supporting factory and site testing as required.

  • Supporting in fault identification during set to work activities and during commissioning.

  • Carrying out correlation of existing installations to verify the design inputs match the installation.

  • Supporting the continuous improvement of project documentation.

  • Supporting the Construction team where required including:

    • Wiring and termination of signalling equipment either on-board trains, in trackside locations, in communications locations or in control centres.

    • Installation of signalling equipment and cables for on-board, trackside, communications and control centre applications.

  • Ensure that the test and commissioning activities are executed in alignment with the Work, Health and Safety requirements of the company and the project.

Key knowledge and experience:

  • Electrical Trade qualification or IRSE Assistant Testers License is essential.

  • 3-5 years' experience in a similar role in the Rail Signal industry with demonstrated capability and skills in:

  • Railway equipment and environment.

  • Use of Test equipment (e.g. Digital and Analog multimeters, insulation meters, etc.)

  • Use of Computer based test software.

  • Knowledge of Incident/accident investigation.

  • Knowledge of ERP and Configuration Management tools.

  • Knowledge of Database tools.

  • Knowledge of tendering process.

  • Knowledge of budgeting and cost estimation.

  • Agile mindset, able to take prompt decisions in a challenging environment.

  • Ability to analyse data and draw insights to inform decision-making.

  • Ability to form and build key stakeholder relationships.

At Hitachi Rail, we know that a diverse business is a sustainable business. Working collaboratively with a range of internal networks, we’re continuously improving our policies and products. From accessible, sustainable design to achieving a better gender balance. We base these efforts on our core values: Harmony, Sincerity, and Pioneering spirit. And by aligning with these, we’re able to create a workplace where people not only feel comfortable but are given opportunities to thrive.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

What we offer:

  • Be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance.

  • Many opportunities to progress your career with training and development available.

  • Salary Continuance Insurance

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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