Senior Rail Engineer


Job Type:Full Time
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A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

We are truly global, and our 14,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion.

About you

Relevant industry experience in design processes in a consulting environment or direct consultancy experience with recognised tertiary qualification in relevant field is required. You will have strong interest in multi-disciplinary rail engineering as evidenced through substantial experience working on Rail Projects, and demonstrable Rail Safety and Systems Assurance understanding. Experience working in a project management role will also ensure your success in this role.

Ability to communicate and develop relationships with customers and colleagues is essential, along with effective written communication skills. You will also have proven working knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice, and guidelines. Membership of relevant professional institutions/professional peer bodies or significant credit towards eligibility for membership will be highly regarded.

About the role

Working in the Transport and Resources team in South Australia, the Senior Rail Engineer role will provide design management, technical leadership, business development, guidance and mentoring to the Transport team on a variety of projects primarily relating to the Rail businesses, and be responsible for the delivery of projects.

This position will also support the Regional Management Team charged with growing the reputation of the Arup Rail Business and driving the development and delivery of its project portfolio.

Duties and responsibilities will include

  • Accountability for significant and complex activities or projects. This will require you to be responsible for predicting and planning future resources

  • Representing Arup at internal and external meetings

  • Taking a longer term strategic view of the business and contribute to the development plan of Arup

  • You may be involved in setting budgets; as such you would be responsible for negotiating agreements with customers and suppliers in order to achieve financial targets.

The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients.

Take advantage of Arup’s flexible working culture to set and drive your agenda; we are open to candidates seeking a more flexible working week, including part-time/reduced hours.

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including a global profit share scheme, excellent staff benefits and long-term career development opportunities.

If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, please click “Apply Now” to submit your online application.

“It is not the wish to expand, but the quest for quality which has brought us to this position… to do work of quality, we must have people of quality. There are many kinds of quality, and there are many kinds of job to do, so we must have many kinds of people, each of which can do their own job well.” Ove Arup, 1970.