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  • Job reference: RMS0196544

Mechanical Engineer - Freight rolling stock

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Sydney, New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/07/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Engineer with experience of working on freight rolling stock. The role will provide effective engineering solutions to emerging fleet issues and the introduction of new equipment.

Working in either Brisbane, Newcastle or Sydney you will be joining the team on a permanent basis with a great opportunity to build a long term career with this progressive, value driven organisation.

Key responsibilities include:
* Provide expert knowledge and understanding of aspects of rolling stock mechanical systems.
* Supporting the development of industry leading maintenance and overhaul procedures by providing expert technical advice to internal and external stakeholders.
* Identification of technical risks and preparation of risk assessments.
* Delivers on engineering design change, undertake investigations and follow through to the resolution of technical issues.
* Conduct Root Cause Analysis and develop effective engineering solutions.
* Supports the development of the maintenance plan and corrective and preventative maintenance procedures.
* Suggests process improvements to drive efficiency.

The Company:
Our client is a renowned rail technology company and is one of the largest suppliers of railroad and transit system products and services both here in Australia and internationally. Currently our client is investing millions in new technology, innovate designs and state of the art manufacturing facilities to further expand their dominance as a market leader in this area.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering discipline, or relevant tertiary qualification with extensive rolling stock experience.
* Experience in rolling stock design, build, test and commissioning, and / or maintenance.
* Knowledge of relevant Australian and international rolling stock standards.
* Meets Rail Safety Worker requirements for the role.
* Knowledge of engineering processes, including failure-reporting, investigations, and engineering change.
* CAD/3D design software knowledge is desirable.
* Strong commitment to a robust health and safety culture.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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