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Senior Track Project Engineers

Apply now Job ID: 581311
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Perth, Pilbara region
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Civil Engineering

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Infrastructure Projects (IP), a division of Downer’s Australian Operations Business, continues to secure new work and build on our reputation as a market leader in delivering some of Australia’s major Transport Infrastructure projects in Perth & across regional WA.

As we enter a critical growth phase and transition into a major player in the sector, we are currently seeking experienced Senior Track Project Engineers to join our progressive Rail / Civil Infrastructure team to help build sustainable, long lasting infrastructure solutions across the state of WA.

We have permanent opportunities available for both Perth metro-based construction projects and FIFO rail maintenance projects.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Plan track possessions within multi-disciplined passenger / heavy haul rail environment
  • Track maintenance procedures and methodologies.
  • Hand back track and commissioning after construction works.
  • Liaise with track machines operators and surveyors during track construction
  • Track inspections and reports
  • Maintenance planning
  • Turnout design
  • Coordinate engineering activities to ensure that project plans are implemented in accordance with designs and specifications.
  • Work with designers to ensure constructability of designs
  • Assist with the writing of Scope of works and tender documents
  • Assist with preparation of site construction budgets and reports.
  • Monitor construction progress against program
  • Manage direct labour and sub-contractors.
  • Ability to devise and manage short term project plans and resource requirements.
  • Implement company OHS, QA and Environmental management systems.
  • Provide direction to Site Engineers


  • Demonstrated capability in Civil Construction, Engineering and Heavy Haul & Metro Rail infrastructure projects
  • Maintenance / Possession planning experience within rail environments is essential.
  • Experienced in Track hand back and commissioning.
  • Civil Engineering Qualifications
  • 10+ years experience


  • Competitive benefits
  • We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that promotes the skills and insights of all its people irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, ability, age or sexual orientation.   
  • The unique opportunity to work in an organisation where Zero Harm of our people and the environment is at the forefront of all that we do. 
  • A genuine career path to high performers seeking to develop their career within a growing company


To register your application; please use the link and apply online as applications emailed directly to the recruitment team will not be considered.

If you require further information, please contact the recruitment team via email 

Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply.


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Closing Date: W. Australia Standard Time

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