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Fleet Engineers - Mechanical & Electrical

UGL Posted: 12/07/2021
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Mechanical Engineering
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About the role
UGLs Hunter Valley Maintenance Centre in Newcastle are seeking applications for Fleet Engineers (Mechanical & Electrical) to join the Maintenance Team. These roles are offered on a permanent full time basis working at our maintenance facility on Clyde Street, Hamilton North.
UGL has designed and manufactured a large number of locomotives for our customers across there commodity market: coal; intermodal; and bulk freight. The role of Fleet Engineer will responsible for the UGL C44 fleets being maintained through its maintenance centre in Newcastle for reliability performance covering all systems including electrical and mechanical components.
Reporting to the Area Business Manager these roles will provide engineering domain level subject matter expert (SME) support to all project and maintenance functions operating within the Transport and Technology business unit.
  • You will be first point of contact for any technical/ engineering queries or problems that occur with the locomotive fleet.
  • Provides Engineering/Technical support to the customer in the areas of design changes, engineering upgrades, product improvement, the management of maintenance activities, and the preparation of maintenance plans.
  • Carrying out installations, repairs, testing and commissioning of parts, components, systems and product as required, ensuring the reliability and availability of the fleet.
  • Achieving KPI targets and objectives for locomotive reliability and availability
  • Reviewing data and completing trend analysis to determine areas to focus on to deliver the best performance within the contractual and budget parameters
  • Developing business cases for larger capital improvements within the fleet
  • Regular and ad-hoc reporting on all component, system and complete Locomotive reliability performance.
  • Preparing, presenting and reporting technical work to peers, seniors, external suppliers and customers

About you
The role requires significant interaction with the Software Engineering discipline and the incumbent is expected to have (at a bare minimum) a basic software development capability. The role provides domain specific analytics for asset performance and reliability ensuring UGL and its customers can maximise performance and reduce whole of life costs.
  • Bachelor's degree qualification in Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering (or equivalent industry experience in the absence of a degree);
  • Post graduate heavy industry experience - ideally in Rail other heavy industry
  • Positive and flexible attitude to get the job done with a problem-solving mindset
  • Practical knowledge of Reliability theory and modelling processes
  • Outstanding Safety Awareness gained in a safety critical operational environment
  • Robust knowledge and experience of engineering standards and regulations
  • Ability to work effectively with technology to achieve creative solutions
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels both internally and externally.

What we offer
  • Diverse opportunities to grow, back yourself and achieve
  • Ongoing training for career progression
  • A competitive Salary package

What makes you right for UGL
  • Ability to provide a safe, supportive and positive workplace
  • Empower a united and collaborative culture
  • Deliver technical excellence and create efficient, innovative solutions
  • Build an enviable reputation and the trust of employees, clients and other stakeholders
  • Genuine concern for safety

About Us
UGL is a well-known and respected for providing end-to-end engineering, construction and maintenance services within; rail and transport, communications and technology systems, oil and gas, power, renewables and resources, water and defence markets. UGL partners with some of the world's largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprises and public institutions. We are a member of the CIMIC Group of companies
At UGL, we value diversity - in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Please note that relevant screening checks will be conducted as part of the recruitment process. These may include a national criminal history check and for you to undergo pre-employment medical assessment including drug and alcohol screen.
Ref: 243673

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