First listed on: 01 December 2023

Track & Civil Design Engineer


At Metro Trains, we get you where you need to?go. Connecting people and places is made?possible by our people who make a positive?difference to every journey.? We strive to reflect the community we serve and?support the needs of our people who are critical?to our success.? With Zero Harm at the foundation of everything?we do, we want everyone to get home safely. We?are one team, helping to connect and shape a?better Melbourne.?   

About the role:
As a Civil & Track Design Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the planning, design, and construction of railway infrastructure. You will be responsible for developing innovative and cost-effective civil engineering solutions while ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. Your expertise in track design will be utilised to optimise track systems, ensuring their integrity, safety, and efficiency. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Undertake civil engineering design activities, including alignment, earthworks, drainage, and structural elements, to support the development and maintenance of railway infrastructure. 
  • Develop and review track designs, including alignment, gauge, rail profiles, turnouts, and drainage systems, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and regulations. 
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate civil and track designs with other railway infrastructure components, such as signalling systems and overhead wires. 
  • Utilise engineering software and tools to create detailed drawings, specifications, and technical documentation. 
  • Conduct track surveys, inspections, and assessments to identify design issues and propose improvement measures. 
  • Provide technical expertise and support during the construction, testing, and commissioning phases of railway projects. 
  • Perform risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies to ensure safety and operational efficiency. 
  • Keep up-to-date with industry advancements and best practices in civil and track design engineering. 


About you: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. 
  • Proven experience in civil design engineering, preferably within the rail, road or transportation industry. 
  • Solid knowledge of civil engineering principles, including alignment, earthworks, drainage, and structural design. 
  • Strong expertise in (track) design principles, standards, and regulations. 
  • Proficiency in relevant engineering software, such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, and Bentley Rail Track. 


Why Work at Metro Trains Melbourne?  

Impactful Work: Make a significant impact on thousands of commuters' lives by improving the reliability and efficiency of train services.  

Commitment to Safety: Join an organisation that prioritises safety for employees and passengers.  

Career Development: Grow professionally, gain valuable experience, and take on increasing responsibilities.  

Collaborative Environment: Work with diverse professionals, share knowledge, and build meaningful connections.  

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy flexible work arrangements and support programs for a healthy work-life integration.  

Diversity and Inclusion: Be part of an inclusive workplace culture that values diversity and respects all perspectives.  

Employee Benefits: Enjoy competitive compensation packages, healthcare plans, opportunities for personal and professional development and a Free MyKi Card!  

At Metro Trains, we value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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