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Senior Engineer/Technical Director - Civil Engineering (Rail)

GHD Posted: 11/01/2022
Location: Perth, Australia Type:  N/A
Disciplines:  Civil Engineering
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Perth, Western Australia

About the Role
We are seeking a Senior Rail Civil Engineer (Discipline lead) to work in our Transport Business Group. You will take a leading role in delivering projects from concept stage to construction, whilst also leading the Rail Civil Discipline, offering mentorship and development to team members.

Key tasks:
  • Support the Rail Team Lead and Business Group Manager (Transportation) in developing GHD's Rail Consultancy business both locally and nationally
  • Support the professional development of team members
  • Provide technical / design expertise into rail projects as required and manage the activities of engineering and support staff in this area.
  • Conducting post service meetings with the client to collect feedback and reinforce positive on going relationship.
  • Developing a job brief clearly defining the scope of works, program and fee structure based on clients needs
  • Forming project teams, including staff from other offices and sub-consultant services if necessary
  • Making technical decisions and providing solutions based on your individual field of expertise and experience and involvement of Service Line Leaders/Coordinators and other specialists as required
  • Managing all activities related to carrying out the job and issue of deliverables

Key skills, qualifications and experience required:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) as a minimum
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in the design and management of civil engineering design and transport infrastructure projects including but not limited to rail formation, earthworks, drainage water , utilities, and general civil works. infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrated experience in multidisciplinary design coordination, interdisciplinary reviews and interface management
  • Chartered Professional Engineer with an industry recognised engineering body is desirable
  • Wide knowledge of rail systems and the rail industry with specific experience in:
    • Earthworks, Drainage and water management
    • Main and minor cable route designs
    • Stations, buildings, roads, shared user paths and depots
    • Multidiscipline design coordination of rail systems and rail corridor infrastructure
    • Construction planning
    • Rail safety
    • Demonstrated experience in project development, design, construction and understanding of maintenance
    • PTA experience desirable but not essential.

Our commitment to you
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

Why GHD?
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.
So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

About GHD
As one of the world's leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.
We look forward to reviewing your application and have streamlined our application process to make it easier for you.
At GHD we only accept applications submitted online via the "apply" button and we will connect with you once we have reviewed your Resume.
Need further information?
Contact Jo Spillane
T (+61 6222 8844)
GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Why GHD?
Being the best we can be is in our culture.
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.
Our commitment to you
Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business.
Who we are
We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation . GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients.

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