Senior Technical Safety Engineer

Job Type:Full Time


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 Senior Technical Safety Engineer is to provide rail engineering and systems safety technical advice and lead a team with the coordination, delivery and quality assurance of all CBTC and wayside Specific Application safety case development, SFAIRP compliance, CENELEC standards compliance and Human Factors artefacts. You will have accountability for the integration and delivery of all Specific Application safety related artefacts, including CENELEC phase end reports, SRAC’s, Human factors Integration Reports, Specific Application safety cases, SFAIRP arguments, and testing and commissioning safety reports.

In your new role, you 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.


As a Senior Engineer with 10 years’ experience in CBTC, 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. Knowledge of the V-model lifecycle phases as described in ISO/IEC 15288 is also required. Awareness of the application of the rail safety standards as described in EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 , EN 50159 and an understanding of iESM will be highly 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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