Project Engineer

Wabtec Corporation

Perth, Australia


Position summary

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

As a key Member of the Wabtec Control Systems Team, the purpose of the Project Engineer is to provide technical support and supervision during all project phases to ensure that project designs meet operational requirements, specified engineering standards and client standards, procedures and safety requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote and ensure the appropriate standards of health, safety and environmental management are adhered to.
  • Ensure work undertaken complies with scope and meets operational requirements.
  • Prepare schedules for design work and obtain approvals for flow sheets and drawings.
  • Obtain approvals from clients for documenting calculations, specifications and variations.
  • Supervise work to ensure it meets quality, cost and time restraints.
  • Monitor progress and identify potential problems in respect to budgets, schedules and engineering standards.
  • Identify contract variations, in particular, negotiate minor variations or additional work within overall scope of projects.
  • Participation in tender preparation and review.
  • Reporting on all facets of project performance as directed and required.
  • Responsible for technical performance of the works.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Considerable amount of experience working as an Engineer in Project Management.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office, in particular Word and Excel.
  • Experience (but not essential) with design software such as AutoCAD or Microstation.
  • Experience in Rail Environment.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.