Assistant Engineer

  • Temporary full Time opportunity up to 12 months
  • Location based in Clyde, close to public transport
  • RC Grade 4 ($88,399 - $101,947), plus super & annual leave loading

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Engineer Track to be a part of the Engineering System Integrity team within Sydney Trains. This position assists in providing technical advice and expertise relating to Track Assurance and Design to Sydney Trains and Sydney Trains clients, and the production of track designs including multi-discipline design projects in Sydney Trains.

Do work thats matters

Reporting to the Principal Track Design Engineer, you will be involved in the production of track engineering designs and associated documentation. You will liaise with track engineering team members to establish a shared understanding of design scope, budget, time constraints, success indicators, relevant codes and standards, and perform design tasks accordingly.

You may be required to assist team members in the provision of advice and services to stakeholders to ensure the delivery of quality, timely and cost effective infrastructure solutions; and participate in technical investigations and the preparation of draft technical reports.

You will report to the Principal Engineer on the status of projects, identify issues encountered, communicate effectively and work collaboratively to provide a satisfactory outcome.

This role is perfect for an ambitious engineering professional who is looking to learn and grow in a large and dynamic organisation. If you are excited at the prospect of making a real difference working on significant projects in a large and collaborative organisation, wed like to hear from you!

What will it take

To be successful in the role:

  • You will have Tertiary qualifications in civil engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Your background in rail, construction, or similar industries has prepared you to contribute to design projects and track infrastructure technical assessments
  • Experience in engineering software eg. CAD, GIS and database management
  • Having relevant design experience would be ideal, an acceptable alternative would be someone with civil/survey drafting skills.

About us

At Sydney Trains, our vision is to keep Sydney moving by delivering safe, customer-focused, reliable and clean rail services. We contribute to the success of transport in NSW by running efficient rail services which exceed our customers expectations, support growth and contribute to the broader community and the economy. Joining Sydney Trains will present an exciting opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.


Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices

Join Sydney Trains for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

Our commitment to Diversity

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses the below:

a) Please state your skills and experience suit the role

b) Please state your most significant and relevant achievement

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please clickhere or for more information on Sydney Trains please click on link provided.

Please note: Successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

Applications close: 11.59 pm on Sunday, 28th June 2020

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time). Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

16/06/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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