Civil Engineer

About us

LRC is a leading engineering consulting firm that provides project design and management services to all sectors of the rail industry within Australia and New Zealand. We have a unique advantage within the market due to our professional staff of highly trained and experienced rail consultants. We are focused on safety and client satisfaction above all else and our ultimate aim is to have a positive impact on both railway systems and the communities they serve.

As our Civil Engineer your tasks and responsibilities will be:


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparing plans, designs, and diagrams for construction work under the direction of senior civil engineers.
  • Interprets work assignment instructions and electing and obtaining tools & equipment
  • Analyzing data and using computational tools to study the data
  • Preparation of Plans and estimating preliminary cost of the project
  • Inspecting and implementing of civil engineering projects, organizing the delivery of materials, supervising the construction, maintaining and repair work
  • Conversant with Relevant Australian Standards / Codes for Structural and Civil Engineering Design / Drawing
  • Using AutoCAD and Microstation software to produce civil/track detailed drawings, including functional layouts
  • Set up civil/track drawings including the design model file, cross sections, HA/VA alignment, formation, drainage etc. for light and/or heavy rail
  • Producing reports and actively involved in SiD and risk assessments
  • Understanding of electrical sectionalising diagrams
  • Producing civil detailed drawings for undergrounding feeder cables 
  • Preparing material list 
  • Supporting the engineering & management team 
  • Attending site visit and collecting data for design and drafting purposes
  • Comply with VRIOGS & PTV drafting standards and collecting data from PassAsset 
  • Site verification and plotting MOCS 
  • Uploading AIS drawings to DMS
  • Preparing and updating design checklists 
  • Attending internal/external meeting and workshops
  • Training junior staff and knowledge sharing

Essential skills 

  • Understanding of Tramway track & Civil works
  • Knowledge of Bentley Rail Track & MicroStation and an understanding of Tramway requirements will be highly regarded 
  • Knowledge of Melbourne railway standards 
  • Understanding of current PTV & VRIOGS standards and ability to collect railway data from PassAsset 
  • Competent in MS office Suit  
  • Understanding of the Overhead wiring principal to be able to produce layouts is advantage

Qualification & Experience

Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Min of 2+ years experience in tramway / railway industry.

Highly regarded Local tramway experience is an advantage

If you believe you are right person for this role and our company, please send in your application, including a cover letter, detailed resume, a copy of your professional qualifications and at least two work referees.


06/04/2021 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Engineering
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