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Principal Installation Engineer

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0050304
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Principal Installation Engineer 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 


A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organisation to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in. 


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.


The Principal Installation Engineer will deliver and support all activities concerning the applicability of the installation design, as well as managing all required interfaces with the Civil work contractor, ensuring that the related design requirements are professionally delivered. 


The installation design will bring together the requirements from all the technology design packages into a single integrated installation design, whereas the Principal Installation Engineer will ensure the delivery on time, budget and quality, of the assigned tasks. 

Key accountabilities: 

  • Provide valuable technical advice to the Engineering Design Manager, ensuring that designs meet standards and maintainability expectations.

  • Expertly apply Civil design principles, adhering to industry standards and engineering best practices, to include detailed drawings for construction, design reports, engineering calculations.

  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver comprehensive Civil & Installation design packages such as signalling & communications infrastructure, formation, earthworks, and drainage.

  • Coordinate the surveys in brown field projects in order to finalize equipment layout installation design for construction

  • Coordinate the surveys in brown field projects in order to finalize cable ways layout installation design for construction

  • Coordinate the surveys in brown field projects in order to finalize cable routing layout installation design for construction  

  • Elaborate, propose, and control the project delivery budget in accordance with the company strategy. 

  • Ensure efficiency through standardization of installation design procedures. 

  • Optimize competences, workloads, and resources management according to Company and market trends. 

  • Ensure capitalization and sharing of knowledge. 

  • Manage internal Engineering discipline interface (comms and signalling). 

  • Contribute to the assessment of risks and the establishment of effective controls. 

  • Foster an environment that promotes continuous learning and skills enhancement of the team. 

  • Ensuring compliance with Quality Assurance (QA) and Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) requirements. 

Key knowledge and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering. 

  • 8+ years of hands-on Civil design experience. 

  • Proven experience in successfully managing civil design projects in Rail. 

  • RPEQ (Civil/Installation) mandatory 

  • Familiar with installation principals within a railway environment. 

  • An understanding of the rail safety act and the regulatory environment. 

  • Ability to lead and inspire teams, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.

  • Ability to work and lead in a multicultural environment. 

  • Strong project management skills to execute initiatives successfully. 

  • 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. 

Applications close 26th July 2024

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