Principal Civil/Track Engineer(Rail)

Jacobs (North Sydney NSW, Australia) 8 days ago

Job 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 Principal Civil/Track 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. Project based roles will include Project Management, Design Management, or Discipline Leadership as required to suit the scale and structure of the project team.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Manage the overall project delivery of complex projects (projects may include concept/planning, design and construct tenders, design and construct delivery, alliances or PPP projects for transport infrastructure) 
  • Develop and implement the Project Execution Plan 
  • Cost and resource management, forecasting and reporting 
  • Change management 
  • Management of contract including review, negotiations and agreement 
  • Management of internal project team and sub-consultants 
  • Client relationship management 
  • Use of Jacobs Project Management tools and systems. 
About you

The ideal candidate will have vast experience in Design/Permanent Way in multi-discipline transport infrastructure projects. 

Additionally, you should have: - 
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree (or approved equivalent) 
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (desirable) 
  • Experience in Project Management tools 
  • Post Graduate Qualification in a Technical or Project Management Discipline (desirable)
  • Understanding and previous application of technical standards for rail design and construction documentation. 
  • Significant experience on large rail projects. 
  • Experience in the implementation of relevant ASA standards and or any other relevant standards.
  • Track capability leader spanning all rail modes
  • Expert level user of design software.
  • Experienced in the delivery of assurance-based design.
  • Abreast of the latest advancements in track engineering.
  • Experience in local environment, relevant industry, particularly including working with Sydney Trains, TfNSW, and or tier 1 contractors. 
  • Excellent communications skills. 
  • Highly developed negotiation skills.
  • Leadership/extensive experience in Pway bid compilation 
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching other team members. 
  • 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.

:   Australia-Australia Countrywide-North Sydney-AU Sydney - 177 Pacific Highway

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