Graduate Engineer

Queensland Rail

QLD - Other, Queensland, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/09/2018

Job Category:

Graduate / Engineering

Job description:

Queensland Rail is a large and fully integrated infrastructure business chartered with a responsibility that is pivotal to the success of Queensland and its people. Our culture is one based around safety and performance.

We are looking for five ambitious, passionate and professional Graduate Engineers to join our Network business. Our Graduate Program will provide you with exposure to specialised fields of Engineering such as high voltage power systems, signalling control systems and computer and software systems.

Graduates will rotate through a number of job placement rotations, all within Brisbane, over a two year Graduate program period. These rotations will provide you with practical skills, knowledge and experience to complement your academic studies.

Joining the Queensland Rail team will provide you with exposure to high-profile major projects including system overhauls, maintenance and renewal projects and detailed design works. You will have the opportunity to experience these projects first-hand and participate in research, design and implementation of rail infrastructure systems.

The positions offered through this program are permanent roles with Queensland Rail. Our Graduate Program will commence in January 2019 and is open to any Graduate who has obtained one of the below Bachelor Degrees (qualification must be recognised within Australia). You must be able to commence a full-time role from January 2019 and have full working rights to apply for this role.

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering

The successful candidates will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Support business-as-usual activities by conducting research and reporting tasks as directed by nominated Supervisor or Leaders.
  • Contribute to team-based initiatives, tasks and projects to achieve immediate and long term organisation objections.
  • Liaise with colleagues, mangers, customers and stakeholders as required to support the achievement of Network business objectives and tasks.
  • Attend and participate in mentoring and performance processes to continuously develop and improve skills, knowledge and capability.
  • Undertake additional activities as directed by Leaders and Management.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Engineering or Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • High level communications skills – written and verbal
  • High level of conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills

We are seeking graduates to fill a number of engineering roles across the following disciplines:

Electrical Engineers – Signalling & Telecommunications Systems:

  • Design, install, commission and maintain signalling and telecommunications systems which monitor and regulate the movement of rollingstock (trains) on our network infrastructure.

Electrical Engineers - High Voltage / Traction power:

  • Design, install, commission and maintain medium and high voltage electrical systems and networks which provide traction power to passenger trains.

Queensland Rail supports and encourages diversity and inclusion across our organisation. We strongly encourage women, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, and members of other diverse groups to apply.

How to Apply

Apply to position number 74781 by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 9am, Monday 29th October, 2018.

The recruitment and selection process will include a short video screen and then a panel interview. Successful applicants will be required to satisfactorily undertake a health assessment and Alcohol & Other Drug screen.

For further information, please contact Sara Bidgood at or on 07 3072 0450.

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