First listed on: 14 May 2024

Electrical Engineer


Queensland Rail has a fixed term contract available to October 2025 for Electrical Engineer within our Citytrain Rollingstock Maintenance Engineering team.  

You will play a crucial role in evolving our fleet. In our collaborative environment you'll have the chance to make a meaningful impact on the future of rail transport in Queensland. 

Take the next step in your career and contribute to positive change by joining Queensland Rail.

What will you be working on:

  • Supporting the maintenance, overhaul, and modernisation of rail vehicles.
  • Providing expertise and trade staff support to resolve complex issues and failures.
  • Developing and implementing innovative strategies to optimise fleet performance.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and ensuring compliance with standards and practices.
  • Conducting inspections, audits, and risk assessments to safe work practices.
  • Analysing performance data and implementing reliability cantered maintenance.

Why you should join Queensland Rail as an Electrical Engineer:

  • Flexible approach to work around start/finish times and opportunity for time off in lieu. 
  • Competitive starting annual base salary of $122,000 plus Superannuation. 
  • Free Citytrain travel to and from work.
  • Inner city maintenance depot providing opportunity to be hands on with a balance of office based and on-site work. 
  • Car and bicycle parking (including end of trip facilities). 
  • Uniforms, workwear, tools, training and mentoring provided. 
  • Be part of an organisation with long history with exciting growth and rail infrastructure transformations.
  • Employee Assistance Program covering career, free counselling sessions, nutrition, as well as family support and assistance.
  • Connecting employees through our Queensland Rail’s Young Professionals program, actively develop skills and connect with the wider QR community. Professional development encouragement and support. 
  • Access to memberships that support health/wellbeing programs and discounted lifestyle benefits. 

Your qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. 
  • Electrical Engineer – minimum 1 or more years of work experience in electrical engineering.
  • All previous work experience is relevant, it is not required that you have rollingstock experience.
  • Strong problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Bachelor’s degree must be either issued from an accredited Australian University or Queensland Rail accepted equivalent that is recognised/assessed by Engineers Australia, the national professional body for engineers in Australia. 

Due to the timeline of the requirements for this role, we will only be able to accept candidates with unrestricted eligibility to the be employed within Australia.

For further information about this role and scope of work, please click here to view the Position Description.

Sounds great, what next?

Please apply to Electrical Engineer (7386) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button by 11:59pm (GMT+10:00 Brisbane) Sunday 26th May 2024.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve.

We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences.  We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs.

If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact Cynthia Mackenzie via the phone number or email below.

Applicants for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing if progressed through the recruitment processes. 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. For roles that have pre-employment qualifications, QR will also be required to do formal qualification verification processes to ensure qualifications align to QR's requirements.  Multiple vacancies may also apply to this advertisement. 

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Cynthia Mackenzie with your specific enquiry via   Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

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