Mechanical Mechatronic Engineer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Sydney

Job Description

Role: Mechanical Mechatronic Engineer

Location: Sydney or Melbourne, Australia

Role ID: 2024-2197


Hybrid remote/In office


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.


Ricardo Rail Australia is currently looking for a dedicated and well-organized Engineer who is driven to gain experience in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering. You will be responsible for supporting the Ricardo Mechanical Engineering team in Australia across all projects, including support to international projects and bids.  


Your sound technical knowledge and ambition to grow with the business will help you succeed in working within a talented team of skilled professionals in a highly competitive and challenging environment. Additionally, you will collaborate with others to find innovative and optimized solutions for clients across the project life cycle. 



  • Provide technical mechanical or mechatronic engineering input.
  • Work collaboratively with engineers (including in other disciplines), subsystem / subject matter experts, project teams, and other internal and external stakeholders to achieve project and business objectives.
  • Work directly with clients (including deployment to client teams and site visits) to deliver exceptional technical advice.
  • Review technical submissions at various phases of engineering design for compliance.
  • Attend site to provide expert advice on technical matters.
  • Develop trade-off reports as required to support decision making.
  • Lead, participate in, support, and contribute to workshops and meetings with clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
  • Produce, contribute to, and review engineering documentation including reports, calculations, specifications, and procedures.
  • Produce, contribute to, and review management and project deliverables, including plans, schedules, risk assessments, issues, and registers.
  • Review engineering documents, make comments and recommendations incorporating input from stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to deliver findings and develop recommendations.
  • Support business development for Ricardo (e.g. new tenders).
  • Support development and improvement of company systems and processes.
  • Abide by applicable workplace health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Other tasks as reasonably directed, having regard to your skills, training, and experience.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering. 
  • 2 to 5 years engineering experience. 
  • Rolling Stock experience. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to engage with diverse stakeholders and foster collaborative relationships.
  • Highly organized with a continuous improvement skillset.
  • Able to be flexible where needed and manage competing priorities to meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication.
  • Proficiency in another language/s (desirable).

Working with Ricardo


You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Next steps


Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Please advise the recruitment team if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.


Diversity, Equality and Inclusion statement


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can.