OHW Engineer (Rail)

**OHW Engineer (Rail)**


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

**About the opportunity**

A new opportunity exists for a Rail OHW Engineer based in our Sydney office. Reporting to the Rail – Section Leader, this role will provide both project leadership and technical leadership across a variety of complex projects. The purpose of this role is to provide overhead wiring design skills, working collaboratively with other members of the OHW team. Working under the lead OHW engineer, provide inputs to project, designs, tender bids and other marketing activities to external and internal clients. You will exercise sound judgement and initiative while undertaking both your project responsibilities and design tasks.

Key responsibilities include:

+ Provide input to concept and detailed rail OHW designs, for transport infrastructure projects as well as specialist support for multi-disciplinary projects.

+ Assist with the production of designs and provide input to the development of drawings in accordance with relevant Standards

+ Undertake tasks within deadlines/timeframes as agreed by OHW Team Leader and the Design Manager on a project

+ Identify and communicate design issues and concerns with any timing issues with the design to the OHW Team Lead/Design Manager

**About you**

The successful candidate should have:

+ Bachelor of Engineering degree (or approved equivalent)

+ Chartered Professional Engineer (desirable)

+ Worked in a complex industry, either on construction/design projects, or in maintenance and operation.

+ Previous work experience in overhead wiring design, covering OHW adjustments for plain line and turnouts, new wire runs, upgrade of systems and construction staging.

+ Sydney Trains 1500V DC OHW experience.

+ 25kV AC OHW experience.

+ Experience working in a team environment.

+ Experience in client liaison.

+ Excellent communications skills.

+ A desire to achieve high quality outputs and deliver excellent service.

**Why Jacobs**

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.

_Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs._




**Job** Civil/Structural

**Primary Location** Australia-Australia Countrywide-North Sydney-AU Sydney – 177 Pacific Highway

**Job Type** Experienced

**Req ID:** ANZ000131