Senior Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00022443-1
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Aurizon
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  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Location: Rockhampton or Sarina

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive salary and benefits

About the role:

Opportunity to join a high performing team within the Mechanised Production Business Unit. Working on a diverse number of projects for the Ballast Cleaning Operations team, you will provide Project Management/ Administration and maintenance of Engineering Standards, Designs, Legislation, specifications and work practices. This exciting opportunity can be based in either Rockhampton or Sarina.  

  • Organise technical aspects of complex Engineering Projects from planning through to execution as per requirement specifications, safety in operations from a contractor perspective as well as internal operations.  
  • Develop and coordinate technical aspects and strategies for new technology, financial instruments, procurement strategies applicable to engineering systems and networks.
  • Design, checking and auditing of complex engineering systems submitted by planning teams and external providers.
  • Organise and prepare the associated documentation from a quality assurance perspective and aid in the development of new and emergent technologies with asset data teams.
  • Ensure that engineering designs produced conform to legislation and the highest degree of regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in the training and development of managers and other senior executives allowing them to understand complex methodologies in simple forms.
  • The ability to present concepts and financial strategies to improve efficiency to senior executives.
  • Site Supervision opportunities of rail projects

About you: 

To be a part of this successful team you will have a strong background in Project Engineering, Design and Standards. You are a passionate influencer with the ability to network at all levels.

  • Tertiary Qualification in Engineering
  • Engineering experience associated with the rail environment.
  • RPEQ preferred or ability to obtain.
  • Substantial skills in conducting and leading inquiries, special investigations and audits
  • Ability to take decisive action under extreme pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise activities and practice good time management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Proven commitment to safety with a focus on quality

What we offer you:             

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees. With a national portfolio of operations, we offer long-term and exciting career opportunities. 

Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities.
  • Access to mentoring and development programs.
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands.
  • Parental leave program and super booster.

About Aurizon.

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company. Each year, we deliver more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities right across the country. Aurizon is crucial to the Australian economy, connecting miners, primary producers, industry with international and domestic markets. 

Look to Aurizon for a diverse and collaborative culture.

At Aurizon, we are proud of our diverse, collaborative, creative and high-performance culture. We celebrate the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic, caring, and inclusive work environment.

To learn about us and our company values, please visit

Advertised: 08 May 2024 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 24 May 2024 E. Australia Standard Time