Safety Engineer Wayside

Last updated 23 hours ago
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 Safety Engineer (ALX, TLO / CD, Wayside) is to coordinate and perform lifecycle safety assurance activities associated with CENELEC and activity specific industry standards for Active Level Crossing, Train Load Out, Car Dumber and general Wayside modifications.

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.


You will be familiar with the principles of heavy haul rail, wayside and LX engineering and operations. An appropriate safety assurance and engineering knowledge associated with rail safety standards and the application of the CENELEC standards EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129 and EN 50159, and AS61508 is required.

You will also have previous experience in rail related wayside, signalling, ALCAM Assessments and ALX applications and performing some assurance activities of those applications.


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.

If you want to join the Calibre team APPLY NOW or contact Niels Ostrini on 08 9265 3000 for more information.