Associate Director ETCS Engineer

Asquith Workforce

We are encouraging applications from Associate Directors with ETCS Level 2 experience!

  • Make your mark in growing consultancy company
  • Competitive salary package including performance-based bonuses
  • Create your success!
Asquith Workforce is an Indigenous owned and operated recruitment agency providing permanent, temporary and labour hire solutions to a variety of industries and cultures across Sydney, Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Central Coast.

Our client is an international rail consultancy, offering unrivalled expertise in getting more out of legacy infrastructure, operating in a closely monitored market and continuously upgrading an active, heavily-used rail system. Currently offering an opportunity for qualified and experienced Associate Directors with ETCS L2 experience to work in rail consultancy based in our Sydney, Australia office. 

Your New Role
The role will be responsible for supporting the development, delivery and acceptance of the portfolio of ETCS L2 engineering systems for the program. This will include leading the technical workstream for one of the ETCS L2 sub-systems (trackside, onboard, FTN, DTRS, ATO or TMS) and ensuring it is integrated with the remaining ETCS sub-systems and legacy infrastructure. The role will lead a team of functional experts to deliver system specifications, variations, design approval, interface specifications and acceptance of sub-systems. This will enable the efficient and effective delivery of operational safety and train service delivery for the client.
This role will suit an individual with strong background in managing projects, including communications, signalling, ETCS Level 2 and Traffic Management Systems. Experience of delivering rail projects to successful completion on time and within budget.
In return, the organisation will offer you a competitive salary package including performance-based bonuses; high level of autonomy and responsibility to create your success. This unique opportunity will enable you to make your mark in a growing consultancy Company.
To be successful in this role, you should have/be:
  • Work to deliver the requirements of the Digital Systems program which meets the client and business requirements established by the transport body.
  • Lead a part of the Digital Systems team to achieve business objectives by owning functional deliverables and interfaces that meet key project milestones and performance objectives.
  • Lead and own a specific element of the ETCS L2 system (Trackside, Onboard, FTN, DTRS, ATO, TMS) and be responsible for the integration of a particular sub-system to the interfaces of the other sub-systems.
  • Provide expert advice and interpret the technical requirements for compliance with statute, system design, national and international standards and industry practice. This will include the identification and recommendation of ways to reduce system costs and reduce construction time without compromising safety or quality.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the planning for implementation of all rail systems to support the introduction of ETCS Level 2 onto the trains network.
  • Provide technical expertise for the implementation of operational specifications, policies and procedures covering all areas of reporting functional activity so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled and to ensure efficient, effective and safe working.
  • Lead to the planning and implementation of ETCS Level 2 and ATO ensuring projects are completed within prescribed timeframes and budgets.
  • Contribute to the development of project requests for proposal and to the evaluation of proposals from contractors/subcontractors.
  • Provide planning and execution of support services to other teams in ensuring that specialist advice is provided.
  • Work with the wider transport team and stakeholders to deliver an integrated solution that delivers on the client’s requirements. Ensuring a collaborative approach at all times with the client and all key stakeholders     
What we are looking from you;
  • 10+ years’ experience with a demonstrated track record of delivering small to medium sized engineering systems projects
  • Relevant professional and academic qualifications. Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer working towards Chartered status.
  • Strong background in engineering management off signalling projects, preferably ETCS Level 2 or equivalent systems
  • Demonstrated experience in managing Signalling, in particular ETCS Level 2, ATO and Traffic Management systems
  • Experience of delivering rail projects to successful completion on time and within budget
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and developed report writing ability.
  • Attention to detail when listening to stakeholders (from many different disciplines) and capturing their thought processes
  • Experience during the development and entry into service phase of new rail infrastructure.
  • Strong IT proficiency – including MS Office applications
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Knowledge/experience of working in the Australian rail industry. (desirable)
How To Apply:
If you meet the above criteria, Apply today and by clicking the link below to send your up to date resume and cover letter. For more information regarding this position, please call Danielle or Kelly on 1300 737 751 for a confidential discussion.

Application for this position close COB, Friday 25th October 2019 . The recruitment process will commence immediately for this role, applicants are encouraged not to delay and to apply prior to the close date.