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Principal Project Engineer

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Job ID: R0006089
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail STS is a dynamic international railway signalling and transportation solutions company. A Multinational Company, leader in the design, manufacture and supply of railway signalling and transportation control equipment and systems. A career with us offers many benefits including professional growth and development and the opportunity to work in a global and culturally diverse team environment.

About the role

The Principal Project Engineer will be responsible for the overall technical solution delivery on Cluster, Signalling & Turnkey projects for bidding and contract phase. This is a permanent full time opportunity based in Brisbane. 

You will be accountable for (but not limited to):

  • Implement the technical solution.
  • Monitor document submission in terms of on time, on quality and on respect of Technology Cost budget, according to the Contract, excluding RAMS.
  • Execute project technical activities in line with the Company procedure implementing design and verification process (i.e. design review).
  • Ensure the technical interface activities toward the Customer, Authorities and the partners, in case of consortium configuration.
  • Ensure that project objectives are clearly communicated to the project team and monitor technical project activities are aligned with the project schedule.
  • Gather, check and authorize the TCR and that authorized technical change and variation order are traced and implemented inside design activities and included in the Technology project cost revision.
  • Ensure that project technical criticalities/risk list and management is implemented, continuously updated and evaluated with the support of interested Company Functional Manager and the Project Manager.
  • Execute the correct Document Management (submission and transmittal process), part of the overall Design Management.
  • Contribute that correct Configuration Management process is in place.
  • Ensure an interface for the technical definition and construction document delivery during execution of on site activities.
  • Guarantee the execution of the Verification activities of project engineering documents and of documents issued by WPLs by monitoring their execution by the Project' WPLs, according to the V&V Plan.
  • Contribute to the definition and execution of T&C activities (e.g. acting as interface with other technology unit involved in the project).


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Transportation Engineering.


Skills & Experience:

10+  years experience  of Engineering project delivery expertise. Demonstrating strong skills and competencies in:

  • Electromechanical Design
  • Leadership and  communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility with time and travel
  • Culturally aware and inclusive.
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