Reliability Engineer

Location: NSW Other

Ref No.: 13812

  • Dynamic and varied operating environment
  • Key role supporting long-term asset strategy, maintenance and reliability
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Reliability Engineer

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) is a major national organisation with an infrastructure footprint consisting of 8,500 kilometres of track. ARTC is responsible for managing infrastructure maintenance, capital upgrades and the movement of trains on interstate railway track across Australia, including the Hunter Valley Coal Rail Network.
ARTC is executing a significant business transformation and asset enablement program which capitalises on their extensive investment program, positioning rail as the mode of choice in the national logistics chain and now requires an experienced Reliability Engineer to join the Hunter Valley team based in Newcastle. This role is key for its implementation and influencing of risk based maintenance, defect elimination and continuous improvement for all assets across the Hunter Valley Network. A key indicator for your success in the role will be your willingness and effectiveness in engaging and building relationships across the extensive and geographically diverse teams throughout the network.  
Your primary objective will be to effectively engage with a variety if stakeholders, operations and maintenance teams in leading reliability improvements across the network through the application of reliability engineering. You will lead knowledge acquisition and operational enablement  of reliability engineering principles including root cause analysis, continuous improvement, maintenance optimisation, defect elimination, asset data analysis and reporting.
You will support the development of risk based and condition based maintenance using reliability principals such as fail mode, effects and critical analysis (FMECA) and reliability centered maintenance (RCM). Additionally you will lead and direct Root Cause Analysis to investigate asset related failures.  
While relevant tertiary qualifications are essential you are an active and engaged team member  with highly developed communication and influencing skills. Your career will have exposed you to RCA, RCM, FMEA and LCC.  You will clearly demonstrate strength in project, process and change management skills, including a demonstrable logical and analytical approach to operational planning and  problem solving. Your career will be supported by extensive experience across diverse operational and asset environments while an exposure to rail, civil, structures or engineering maintenance will be highly regarded. Of course a total commitment to safety is essential.  
ARTC embraces a diverse workforce to ensure a supportive, flexible and fair workplace in which differences between employees are respected and viewed as organisational assets. They recognise that a talented and diverse workforce is fundamental to building a commercially strong and customer-focused organisation that will give rail a competitive advantage. They are committed to hiring the best person for the job, so if this sounds like you are encouraged to apply.
Appointment is subject to ARTC's medical fitness standards relative to the position.  ARTC is a drug and alcohol free working environment.
Please apply online at by clicking 'Apply Now'. For initial enquiries or for any assistance in making your application, please call Stuart Chandler on (02) 9256 7004