Safety Engineer - Railway Site Data

Job Type:Contract/Temp


Calibre’s specialist engineering, project and support teams have a proven track record of successfully designing and delivering some of the largest mines and supporting rail infrastructure in Australia.

Calibre Group is mobilising a railway System Assurance Team to support delivery of transformational signalling system for a heavy haul iron ore railway operator within the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The new moving block rail system will significantly enhance mine to port throughput, availability and safety. The Project is being delivered by a world leading technology provider who is seeking to leverage local expertise to ensure that system integration, safety and wayside modifications are safe and fit for intended use.

This is a long-term Perth based opportunity that will see you work on an engaging and dynamic project.


The primary responsibility of the Safety Engineer (Railway Site Data, Balise & Mobile Work Stations) is to coordinate and perform lifecycle safety assurance associated with CENELEC and activity specific industry standards for communication basedtrain control systems related site data transformation, configuration and design, balise layout design and mobile work stations for possession management. You will be required to perform safety analysis activities on operational scenarios and the impact of configuration data errors on design and safety performance.

In this role, you will will develop associated safety cases and SFAIRP arguments in support of design type, testing and commissioning approvals. Assurance activities will include oversight of safety integrity of client processes for design, delivery and functional testing of modification of existing rail operator assets.


You will be familiar with the principles of Data Engineering, System Engineering and Safety Engineering. In particular, familiarity with requirements management and configuration management as applied to safety related data management is required. An understanding of the V-model lifecycle phases as described in ISO/IEC 15288 is required. Knowledge of rail safety standards AS61508 along with the application of the CENELEC group of standards EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 and EN 50159 will be well regarded.


As our most valuable asset, we invest in our employees’ personal and professional growth. We provide a range of benefits, including ongoing professional development, on the job training, study support, leadership and management programs, competitive remuneration packages, generous employee referral incentives and a host of health and wellbeing benefits to help you thrive in our team.

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