Senior OHW Engineer



  Full Time   Employee


Title: Senior OHW Engineer

Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Job Number: 1044267

Do you thrive on technical challenge and aspire to work with a company with a 90-year reputation for delivering complex, high-profile projects? This position with one of Australia’s leading engineering firms may be your smartest career choice.

KBR has recently won a number of major projects across the rail sector and is seeking experienced and skilled staff. You will enjoy working alongside industry leaders in delivering critical project outcomes for key clients.


Design of overhead traction for electrified rail systems, including:

Overhead line layout

Structure cross-sections

Overhead line profile

Dropper length calculations

Overhead line loading calculations

Detailed material list

Preparation of reports, including:

Design basis reports

Constructor technical specifications

Investigation reports

Liaison with clients and attendance at site visits, project meetings and workshops.



years of design consulting experience

Demonstrated experience in overhead line design for either 1500 V or 25 kV systems in a rail environment

Relevant tertiary qualification

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Experience in tram overhead systems is preferable

Project cost estimating experience is essential

Proficiency in either Microstation or AutoCAD would be well regarded. Candidates with experience in the design of transmission lines or distribution lines are also encouraged to apply.

Benefits of KBR

KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of our staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include health and fitness programs, family-friendly work hours and an optional rostered Friday off each month.

To Apply

To apply for this position apply by clicking on the apply button below or for a confidential discussion please contact Romona Hothi.

Job: Engineering/Technical - Electrical

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