Communications Expert (DTRS & Fixed Telecoms)

Location: Sydney, Australia

Contract Types: Permanent

Closing Date: 29 September 2019

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package. We also offer full visa support and relocation assistance for suitably qualified overseas candidates.

Hours: 38 hours per work week

Communications Expert (DTRS & Fixed Telecoms)

Our Latest Win!

NRC ANZ has been awarded a contract by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) for the role of Systems Integrator for the Digital Systems Program for Sydney, a core element of “More Trains, More Services” to deliver major systems upgrades across the Sydney Trains’ network over the next decade.

The Digital Systems Program will replace existing signalling and train control systems with modern, internationally proven intelligent technology to enable more trains on track and therefore a higher frequency of reliable services for Sydney Trains’ customers. This role will play a key part within the Digital Systems Project

Our Mission

Network Rail Consulting is an international rail consultancy, offering unrivalled expertise in getting more out of legacy infrastructure, operating in a closely monitored market and continuously upgrading an active, heavily-used rail system. What makes us different from other consultants is that we have genuine hands-on experience in solving the challenges you face in the real world of operating railways. 

Your New Role

The role will be responsible for supporting the development, delivery and acceptance of the portfolio of engineering systems for the project, including communications, signalling, ETCS Level 2 and Traffic Management Systems. The role will support a team of experts to deliver on a consistent basis, the professional management and control of system specifications and variations, design approval and acceptance of systems to enable the efficient and effective delivery operational safety and train service delivery..

This role will suit an individual with strong background in managing signalling and telecoms, in particular DTRS and fixed telecoms. Experience of ETCS Level 2, ATO and Traffic Management systems. Experience of delivering rail projects to successful completion on time and within budget.

In return...

NRC will offer you a competitive salary package including performance-based bonuses; high level of autonomy and responsibility to create your success. This unique opportunity will enable you to make your mark in a growing consultancy Company.

To be successful in this role, you need to have/be:

  • Working to deliver the Digital Systems integration which meets the client and business requirements established by Transport for New South Wales to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key project milestones and performance objectives.
  • Provide expert advice and interpret the technical requirements for compliance with statute, system design, national and international standards and industry practice including the identification and recommendation of ways to reduce system costs and reduce construction time without compromising safety or quality.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the planning for implementation of DTRS and other fixed telecoms sub-systems to support the introduction of ETCS Level 2 onto the Sydney Trains network.
  • Provide technical expertise for the implementation of operational specifications for DTRS and fixed telecoms policies and procedures covering all areas of reporting functional activity so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled and to ensure efficient, effective and safe working.
  • Provide direction to the planning and implementation of ETCS Level 2 and ATO and their impact on DTRS and fixed telecoms, ensuring projects are completed within prescribed timeframes and budgets.
  • Contribute to the development of project requests for proposal (RFPs) and to the evaluation of proposals from contractors/subcontractors.
  • Provide to the planning and execution of support services to other teams in ensuring that specialist advice is provided.
  • Work with the wider TfNSW team and stakeholders to deliver an integrated solution that delivers on the client’s requirements.
  • Ensuring a collaborative approach at all times with the client and all key stakeholders
  • Advance computer skills; proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite.

What we are looking from you;

  • Strong background in managing signalling and telecoms, in particular DTRS and fixed telecoms
  • Experience of ETCS Level 2, ATO and Traffic Management systems
  • Experience of delivering rail projects to successful completion on time and within budget
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Member of a relevant professional body with chartered status and/or educated to degree level.
  • Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer working towards Chartered status.
  • Strong IT proficiency – including MS Office applications
  • Ability to prioritise work and deliver to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Have the ability to embrace and understand different concepts and be able to identify the extent to which they would be applicable within a Network Rail context; and
  • Be able to work as part of a small team operating in a multi-functional environment

Network Rail Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and fosters an inclusive culture that embraces differences and diversity. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. Please note that any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references.  

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Please note, only short-listed applicants will be contacted and no agency please.


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