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Technical Specialist Modelling Auburn NSW AU 2144 Job at Transport for NSW

  • Permanent full time opportunity

  • Location based in Clyde Hub, close to public transport

  • RC Grade 7 ($143,555 - $157,945), plus super & annual leave loading


About us

At Sydney Trains, our vision is to keep Sydney moving by delivering safe, customer-focused, reliable and clean rail services. We contribute to the success of transport in NSW by running efficient rail services which exceed our customers’ expectations, support growth and contribute to the broader community and the economy. Joining Sydney Trains will present an exciting opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.


About the Team

ESI keeps Sydney moving by providing design, engineering, and assurance services to Sydney Trains and the TfNSW cluster. ESI Electrical Engineering are the technical leader responsible for ensuring electrical network  safety in design and integrity. The team work collaboratively with stakeholders to provide technical expertise and assurance, acting as Sydney Trains’ interface with the Asset Management Branch and hold Sydney Trains’ Authorised Engineering Organisation (AEO) accreditation.


The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Specialist Modelling to be a part of Engineering and System Integrity Electrical Engineering team within Sydney Trains. This position plays a key role in providing high level technical expertise and development of effective, timely, and evidence based technical solutions to engineering issues identified. They provide high level engineering advice and technical solutions consistent with current standards to a variety of internal and external interfaces in order to maximise the safety and reliability of relevant Sydney Trains asset classes throughout the asset lifecycle.


Reporting to the Principal Engineer Power Systems, the Technical Specialist Modelling manages the power system analysis and modelling of Sydney Train’s electrical networks (66kV, 33kV, 11kV and 1500v DC). This modelling is critical for the development of TfNSW’s Power Futures Initiative and Medium term Rail plan. The technical specialist oversees management and maintenance of electrical network models, simulation data, tools and processes. The role is required to manage resources (staff and other resources) to schedule and control the network power system analysis and modelling work to meet demand.


About you

To be successful in the role:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Substantial Knowledge of electrical networks (1500 VDC and high voltage AC).

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in power system analysis, design and operation, including load flow, harmonic analysis, transient analysis and fault level calculations.

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in problem solving relating to traction power systems, electrical substations, high voltage cables and distribution infrastructure.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing technical professional engineers, with good track record of processes and teams mentoring, development and improvement.

  • Demonstrate experience in work planning, time management and better utilisation of available resources.

  • Demonstrate experience in communication skills and stakeholder and client management


For more information on this position, view the role description here.


Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is RC7 ($143,555.00 - $157,945.00) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.


For more information on Employee Benefits at Sydney Trains please click here.


Our commitment to Diversity  

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.


How to apply

Simply submit a resume, brief covering letter and also addresses the questions which are a part of your application:


a) Please state your skills and experience suit the role?

b) Please state your most significant and relevant achievement?


For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on Sydney Trains please click here.


For any enquiries, please contact Srivatsa Lakshmi Narayana on  and quote reference number 9413.


Please note: Successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.


Applications close: 11.59 pm on Sunday, 28th March 2021


For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list. Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

More information on this Job

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Category: Jobs : Transport Jobs
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Technical Specialist Modelling Auburn NSW AU 2144 Transport for NSW


Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system.

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