Senior OHW Engineer (Rail)

**Senior OHW Engineer (Rail)**

**Description**

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 Senior 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 senior level overhead wiring design skills, working collaboratively with other members of the OHW team. This position will support all technical elements associated with the delivery of OHW across DC and AC systems in the region and provide tender support across bids and other marketing activities to external and internal clients.

Key responsibilities include:

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

+ Act as a senior engineer in the OHW space and provides assistance to the development of drawings in accordance with relevant ASA and Australian Standards.

+ Lead OHW contributions with tendering opportunities.

+ Identify and communicate design issues and concerns with any timing issues with the design to the appropriate project representative/Design Manager.

**About you**

The successful candidate should have:

+ Bachelor of Engineering degree (or approved equivalent)

+ Chartered Professional Engineer (desirable)

+ Eligibility through recognised experience to obtain Rail Safety Worker accreditation.

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

+ Sydney Trains 1500V DC OHW experience (mandatory).

+ 25kV AC OHW experience (desirable).

+ Advanced drafting skills using microstation and or Autocad

+ Experience working in a team environment

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

+ A basic understanding of HSEC requirements and industry approaches

+ Demonstrated ability to undertake field work

+ A current driver’s licence

+ Current RISI and OH&S white card

**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._

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**Job** Civil/Structural

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

**Job Type** Experienced

**Req ID:** ANZ000130