First listed on: 11 February 2017

Mechanical Engineer

We are a large and fully integrated infrastructure business chartered with a responsibility that is pivotal to the success of Queensland and its people. Our culture is one based around safety and performance.

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to assist with the improvement of the safety, availability, reliability and cost effectiveness of Queensland Rail's rollingstock fleet, specifically bogie overhauls.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical assistance and advice to rollingstock maintenance.
  • Monitor rollingstock performance, carry out tests, analyse and make recommendations to improve the reliability and performance of rollingstock and associated equipment.
  • Conduct quality audits on rollingstock maintenance procedures and practices in accordance with established standards.
  • Develop scopes of work, specifications, instructions, and any other documents to the required standards for rollingstock maintenance.
  • Monitor the performance of servicing facilities and evaluate the suitability of equipment and work practices used in relevant depots.
  • Manage modifications to parts and equipment, including problem solving and fault finding, reliability, modifications, upgrades and general maintenance.
  • Liaise with technical and trade staff and other Queensland Rail staff regarding rollingstock maintenance issues.
  • Use existing corporate maintenance management system and any other required PC based system to produce performance reports.

We are seeking interest from Mechanical Engineers who possess:

  • A Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Maintenance engineering experience in heavy mechanical industries, preferably rollingstock, is required.
  • High level of skill in the implementation of quality improvement principles in relation to reliability and workshop facilities.
  • Substantial skill in undertaking technical investigations, fault finding, problem solving, testing and commissioning.
  • Substantial skill in developing written work procedures and scopes of works.
  • Substantial interpersonal, written and oral communication and training skills.
  • Sound skill in the use of PC and mainframe based applications used in the rollingstock maintenance industry.

Apply to position number 72928 by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5pm, Tuesday 21st February 2017.

External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing

The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake Psychometric Assessment, Pre-Employment Health Assessment and background checks that might also include Criminal History and Credit Checks.

As Queensland Rail is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, we encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, and members of other diverse groups to apply. We support working flexibly and encourage candidates to have a discussion around flexible work arrangements.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity callJade Borey on 07 3072 0065.