Graduate Electrical Engineer

Join one of Australia's Top 75 Graduate Employers, Opportunities to travel and learn on a rotational basis through multiple teams, Free Rail Travel - Work and Duty.

Here at Queensland Rail we believe in investing in our Graduates, our aim is to support and grow you as an individual to help your career in rail get off to the best possible start. Our Graduate Program has seen us voted as one of the Top 75 Graduate Employers in Australia. We provide our graduates the opportunity to work with various teams on a rotational basis within your chosen field of Engineering, ensuring that when the time comes, you can make the right decision about the direction of your career.  As an Electrical Engineer there will be opportunities within our Signalling, Operational Systems Engineering and Traction/High Voltage Engineering areas. If you would like more detail about what each area does and what their rotations involve click here!

Our graduate program commences in January 2021 however we’ve invested in your journey long after you’ve been offered a role - throughout your two years as a grad we will partner you with an excellent graduate mentor who will support and guide you. You’ll also participate in our soft skills program, internal networking days with guest speakers, regular site tours + coffee catch ups with executives, volunteering opportunities and access to a graduate development coordinator.

In addition to this, when you are offered a graduate position with Queensland Rail you become a permanent employee – this is just the beginning of your career at Queensland Rail. 

So, why work for us 

  • We believe in investing in our people and encouraging their individual passions. You will partner with inspiring mentors, take up professional and personal development opportunities whilst gaining exposure to a diverse range of roles and business areas.  
  • It’s a great time to be a Queensland Rail Employee. As we look towards the future, we are open to innovation and new ways of doing things – we are challenging ourselves to do better and we want Graduates who are passionate about continuous improvement.
  • Do meaningful work. As a Queensland Rail graduate you will get to put your skills and knowledge to the test in a safe, supportive and professional environment. You will rotate through various areas in our business and trust us when we say, you won’t be pushing paper!
  • Travel. We provide services throughout Queensland and we want our Graduates to experience just how much of Queensland we connect. As a Graduate you’ll have the opportunity to travel and learn across multiple project sites across Queensland.
  • We want to prepare you for the future: Which is why we can offer you up to 17.5% superannuation. We want you to become leaders in your own right, through our soft skills program we’ll give you the skills to get you started.

Enough about us! About you:

  • Degree: You must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. You must have completed your degree by January 2021. Electrical Engineers can choose to go into either Signaling, Traction Power or Operational Systems Engineering – Learn more about each option here!
  • Customer Focused: You will be community and customer focused person who believes in putting their best foot forward everyday.
  • Think Differently: We want your unique perspective, strong problem solving skills and innovative skills as we rise to meet our future business demands. 
  • Flexible and Adaptable: No two days are the same here at Queensland Rail, you will need to be adaptable, resourceful and open to constant change.

Nitty Gritty:

  • Graduate Electrical Engineers with Queensland Rail commence on a salary of approximately $63,000 + Superannuation. This salary is reviewed annually based on performance. Other benefits include leave loading, paid parental leave, flexible working opportunities, scheduled pay increases, annual leave buy-out schemes, salary sacrificing and free rail travel when travelling to and from work on the Citytrain network. Read more about salary and super here!

What’s Next

Applications for Graduate Engineer positions close on Monday the 13th of April 2020 at 5pm. From here we will commence shortlisting based on the above criteria. Our process will then involve video screening, assessment centres and panel interviews. Once you’ve applied you’ll receive a detailed notice advising next steps. Please note that if you are a preferred candidate you must be available to attend an assessment centre in Brisbane CBD on the week of the 25th of May. Apply to position number 76715 by clicking onto the "Apply" button.  Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5pm Monday the 13th of April 2020.


Queensland Rail is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.

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