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  • RC Grade 5 ($97,603 - $112,583) p.a. + superannuation, leave loading, overtime and shift penalties. Potential to earn from 120k package

  • Permanent Full time position

  • Expand your Engineering experience in supporting unprecedented growth in the delivery of transport infrastructure and services across the state

  • Locations include: Clyde, Granville, Erskineville and Central Sydney

Enhance your career with the Major Works Division

There's a bright new future for railways in NSW. This is an exciting time to join the Major Works Division. We are making improvements and developing major plans and projects to deliver a world class transport system for NSW. Our program is responsible for developing process improvements across the division to realise efficiency increases, system modernisation using state of the art technologies, and new ways of supporting and developing our people.

The Opportunity 

We are looking to create a Recruitment Pool for the position of Project Engineer (Track) and Project Engineer (Civil).  These positions form a key part of our Major Works team within Sydney Trains.


As a Project Engineer (Track), you will be tasked with providing technical advice to support the successful delivery of projects from the small bog hole or joint replacement projects to the major turnout and diamond crossing track reconstruction projects.


As a Project Engineer (Civil), you will be tasked with providing technical advice to support the successful delivery of projects from small drainage and geotechnical projects to major multi-disciplinary bridge renewal and major platform reconstruction projects.

We are looking for Project Engineers who has substantial experience in providing engineering advice and support. Rail Experience is essential for the track and preferred for the civil roles. The ideal candidate will have experience working to practical solutions to designs, have strong technical knowledge and be able to communicate well with all stakeholders. Personal attributes include energetic, open minded, learning focussed, self-motivated, proactive and high level communication skills which are a must in order to carry out works and to gain the willing cooperation of peers and stakeholders.

About us
At Sydney Trains, our vision is to keep Sydney moving by delivering safe, customer-focused, reliable and clean rail services.
We contribute to the success of transport in NSW by running efficient rail services which exceed our customers’ expectations, support growth and contribute to the broader community and the economy.
Joining Sydney Trains will present an exciting opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:
• Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
• Flexible work practices
• Applicable Shift Allowances and Penalty Rates

Join Sydney Trains for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

Our commitment to Diversity
TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

How to apply 

To apply for this role, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

  1. The reason for your interest in this role, and

  2. How your skills and experience suit the role

  3. What are the core strengths you will bring to this team?
Click on the APPLY button below. For more information on Sydney Trains or the position description, please click on links provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Bojan Hadzic on 0408 491 494 and quote 00005SBG.

Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.


Applications close: 11:59 pm on Sunday 28th January 2018.


For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time). Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Date Posted
Sydney, NSW 2000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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