Signalling Design Coordinator


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


ACCIONA is a global company, leading in the development of regenerative infrastructure that creates a positive impact on society. Our workforce consists of more than 41,500 professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents, all contributing in our mission to design a better planet. Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference, promote sustainable development, and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including climate change, overpopulation, and water scarcity? Come and join us in building the infrastructure our planet needs to achieve a sustainable future.

Funded by the Victorian Government, and part of Victoria's 'Big Build' the Shepparton Line Upgrade is one of the longest continuous railway line upgrade projects in Victoria. It will deliver more frequent services and allow modern VLocity trains to travel to and from Shepparton for the first time. The $356 million Shepparton Line Upgrade will be delivered in three stages.

After a successful completion of stage 1 we are ready to commence Stage 2 works which include a new stabling facility north of Shepparton Station and platform extensions at Mooroopna, Murchison East, and Nagambie stations for the longer VLocity trains, as well as a crossing loop extension at Murchison East to give trains more room to pass each other in this section.

Train detection technology will be upgraded at 59 level crossings between Donnybrook and Shepparton to feature boom gates, bells, and flashing lights to improve safety for train passengers and road users to allow VLocity trains to travel on the line for the first time.

The Signalling Design Coordinator is both hands-on and autonomous and partners closely with the Engineering Manager and Signalling Engineering Manager, along with project delivery staff. You will be responsible for planning, managing/controlling and coordinating the engineering and technical signalling operations of the program.

Key accountabilities include, but not limited to:

  • Overview the designs to ensure they are compliant with Standards, PS&TR, as set out within project requirements specification and project scope and technical requirements.
  • Ensure design sub-consultants have appropriate V/Line SoC and LoA and approvals are in place to facilitate design activities.
  • Support the Signalling Engineering Manager with tracking of design status against program delivery as well as supporting the planning, execution and handover of designs/specifications etc to the Construction team and specifically.
  • Attend risk assessments, Safety in Design Reviews, and design workshops to identify, mitigate and review future risk.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary design activities, ensure designs are in accordance with safety in design procedures, programming and cost control of the design works, manage the review and approval of design documentation, interface with engineers and the construction delivery team, whilst adhering to the projects safety policies and procedures.

Required Skills And Competencies:

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or similar.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience as a project-based engineer in industry related disciplines such as rail and associated Civil Infrastructure.
  • Experience in operations and maintenance requirements of signalling equipment in a rail environment will see you succeed in the role.
  • Sound understanding of Victorian Signalling Principles would be preferable.
  • Current Driver Licence and your own reliable vehicle.

ACCIONA has been given the Top Employer 2022 & 2023 certification in Australia, which certifies the company's commitment to excellence in human resources management and those who focus on putting their people first through their exceptional HR policies. Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA has made significant investments in local opportunities and project development. ACCIONA employs more than 3,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure and water projects across Australia & New Zealand.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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