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Principal Perm Way Engineer

Principal Perm Way Engineer

Job Title: Principal Perm Way Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia, Sydney CBD, Sydney
Industry: Engineering, Rail and Manufacturing
Reference: AS102520
Contact Name: Alex Scott
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2020

Job Description

We are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Principal Permanent Way engineer to join our clients rail team in Sydney working on a variety of rail projects, these include light rail, metro, passenger rail, freight and high speed rail.

This role will ideally suit an ambitious Pway Engineer who can come in and oversee permanent way designs from feasibility through to concept and detail design. The successful person for the role will be required to undertake checking and verification of designs and provide technical support to internal and external stakeholders alike.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Principal Pway Engineer will include  

  • Provide technical permanent way engineering design, checking and verification.
  • Undertake site inspections and prepare reports.
  • Coach and guide junior team members
  • Be committed to continual professional development for yourself and your team
  • Ensure that all activities are performed in a safe manner and comply with all OH&S requirements

To be considered for the role of Principal Pway Engineer, you will


  • 10+ years' experience
  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering / CPEng desirable
  • Demonstrated competency to check and verify permanent way designs for NSW
  • Experience working for an Engineering Consultancy on Rail projects
  • Ability to train and give guidance to more Junior team members
  • Exceptional levels of written and oral communication

What this opportunity can offer you:  



  • Ongoing professional development with technical specialists
  • Competitive remuneration packages commensurate with the experience and skills of the successful candidate
  • A great company culture with open lines of communication and an inclusive nature
  • Opportunity to be on Iconic Tier 1 Projects in NSW.  

With the current Health situation we are all experiencing in the community please allow for a slightly slower process as this situation evolves, I will endeavor to respond to all in a timely manner and provide updates on live vacancies.
For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Alex Scott on + 61 29376 8200 / or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential. 

Thanks for your consideration.