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Electrical/ICT Engineer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Sydney

Job Description

We are looking for a highly capable Electrical/ICT Engineer to support our rapidly growing business. Ricardo Rail Australia is a premium provider of engineering services, with the expertise and technical capabilities to devise innovative solutions to our clients’ transport project challenges.


  • Provide support for on Train Management System, CCTV, Passenger Information System and ATP (Digital Systems);
  • Provide support for on-board Train Management System and on-board ETCS;
  • Provide rolling stock technical advice to client during the testing and delivery phase;
  • Review technical submissions for compliance in accordance with the contract throughout the delivery phase;
  • Attend site to provide advice on technical matters;
  • Participate in Testing and Commissioning activities as required;
  • Support the development of operational performance regimes;
  • Support develop the Minimum Operating Standards for rolling stock;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure business needs are satisfied;
  • Support the development of new business for Ricardo Rail Australia (e.g. new tenders and opportunities);
  • Support the development of company systems and processes (e.g. for ASA AEO);
  • Abide by applicable workplace health and safety policies and procedures; and
  • Any other duty assigned to you having regard to your skills, training and experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or similar; and
  • 5 – 10 years electrical engineering experience, with proven experience with rolling stock.


  • Familiarity and understanding of international and domestic rolling stock standards;
  • System integration experience;
  • ERTMS/ETCS experience desirable;
  • Experience in testing and commissioning of rolling stock; and
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • Can plan and prioritise work activities to work collaboratively and deliver results to meet tight deadlines.

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, please click the ‘Apply” link.

Ricardo Rail Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

More about Ricardo Rail Australia:

Ricardo Rail is a global rail consultancy that provides specialist engineering services to help clients navigate the rail industry's operational, commercial and regulatory demands.

With extensive experience across all key disciplines, from rolling stock, signaling and telecommunications, to energy efficiency, safety management and operational planning, we support a client portfolio that ranges from some of the world's largest rail manufacturers and operators to niche component suppliers.

Our team in Australia consists of more than 150 engineers, project managers and technical specialists engaged in major rail projects covering rolling stock, system engineering and accreditation services. With office in 10 countries, Ricardo provides broad coverage to the rail industry and proudly possess a reputation for developing flexible and thoughtful solutions to the many challenges faced by our clients.

To learn more about Ricardo Rail please visit our website: https://rail.ricardo.com/ or our linked in page https://www.linkedin.com/company/ricardo-rail/