Signals Technical Support Engineer

Downer Group (Adelaide SA, Australia) 16 days ago
Signals Technical Support Engineer



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Job ID: 578302
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines)

Who we are

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators. Keolis Downer provides services to more then 210 million people each year.
Position summary

Keolis Downer is the largest private provider of multimodal public transport in Australia, New Zealand and the southern hemisphere with 20+ years of local presence with Southlink and LinkSA.  We support 250 million passenger journeys annually in Australia.
Keolis Downer is committed to providing the highest quality of Passenger Services in the local SA and greater Australian markets. This is a great time to join an industry leader who has built a trusted reputation on the quality of service and further develop your career in the Adelaide Rail Transformation Program. 
You will provide high level engineering advice and support to the Signal Maintenance Manager and Team Leaders to maintain the technical integrity of the assets and compliance to standards. You will:

Coordinate the delivery of specialist maintenance services across the District to facilitate the delivery of planned maintenance and project outcomes and business unit goals
Provide technical engineering supervision of Routine Maintenance and Renewals works on the signalling network to ensure the work is completed according to plan and meets technical and quality standards
Identify and problem solve issues associated with coordinating and managing maintenance work
Liaise with the Signal Maintenance Manager and assist them to plan maintenance priorities and programs, address reliability issues, develop maintenance strategies, manage issues, systems integrity and risk
Manage external suppliers to ensure delivery of contracted services in accordance with the scope of works and agreed technical and quality standards
Leading role as primary point of contact with external signalling suppliers
Coordinate training and develop and deliver briefing sessions for staff in new technologies, equipment and work methods, to ensure the technical competence of the workforce to operate effectively is maintained
Exercise Engineering Authorities in accordance with the Certificate of Competency and implement actions arising from Engineering instructions issued by the Head of Signals
Identify, acquire and coordinate appropriate human, plant and equipment requirements to ensure maintenance works resourced to meet business requirements, including possessions
Manage various databases and registers such as, signalling cable insulation testing, temporary wiring register, temporary bonds and relay change out program to ensure the integrity of the signalling network and to maintain the condition of the asset

About you:

Tertiary qualifications (degree or Diploma) in a relevant discipline (Electrical/Electronic) or recognised industry experience
Diploma or similar qualifications or extensive experience in Rail Signalling
Demonstrated experience rail signalling systems
Knowledge of design processes, asset and maintenance systems applied to Rail Signalling
Capacity to deal with complex technical problems to work towards solutions
Ability to communicate effectively with people from all organisational levels
Ability to understand technically complex systems
Must possess a current, valid Drivers Licence

What we offer:

A highly supportive, team environment
Competitive remuneration with ongoing training and support
An opportunity to work on an exciting new project
Full – time Permanent role based in Adelaide

You will play an important role in supporting the Signal Maintenance Manager and Team Leaders to maintain the technical integrity of the assets and compliance to standards.
The Keolis Downer culture is one of engagement and enablement (we want to know what your ideas are and how we can help you implement them) and with a focus on developing our staff and identifying career pathways and enabling succession for them.
To apply hit “apply now” or contact susan.hutton@keolisdowner.com.
(Note: Keolis Downer does not accept applications via email)
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