Graduate Engineer - Rail & Transport

By drawing upon its extensive experience of supporting Australia’s most technically advanced and challenging acquisition and development programs, Nova Systems is ideally placed to provide innovative solutions for the complex challenges the transport sector will inevitably face as it advances towards fully connected, intelligent transportation systems (C-ITS) that interface with increasingly complex and autonomous modes of transportation.

Nova recognises that honesty, fairness, mutual respect and the responsible exercise of power are fundamental to achieving equity for all and is committed to providing employees with an environment free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, vilification and victimisation.

All employees will be treated fairly and equally. Selection for employment, promotion, training, remuneration or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees will be encouraged and supported to develop to their full potential.

About our opportunity:

We are looking for a Graduate Engineer to join our Rail & Transport program in Sydney.
Your responsibilities could include but not limited to:

  • Being part of various projects and tasks and assisting in the planning and delivery of these;
  • Working on requirements and assurance techniques and tools;
  • Being involved with reviewing and development of detailed project plans;
  • Provide input into engineering safety cases to support the delivery of Transport projects;
  • Ensure compliance with Safety Management System (SMS) and Environment Management System (EMS) requirements.

In the Nova Systems Rail and Transport Program, you could expect to be involved in any of the following areas;

  • Safety Assurance;
  • Systems Engineering;
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM);
  • Human Factors Integration;
  • Asset Management;
  • Operational Readiness.

As a Graduate you will receive:

  • Professional development and a commitment to your personal growth;
  • Specific ongoing training for Graduates;
  • Regular contact with senior staff including a dedicated mentor;
  • Competitive remuneration packages;
  • $5K Annual personal and professional development allowance and 5 additional days of professional development leave.

Essential Criteria:

  • You have either recently completed your Bachelor of Engineering Degree in either (Electrical / Electronic, Mechatronic / Mechanical preferred) or;
  • Are about to complete your Bachelor of Engineering Degree in either (Electrical / Electronic, Mechatronic / Mechanical preferred) in 2019;
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be able to pass an Australian Federal Police check;

About You:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in a rail environment or previous exposure to rail or transport industries (advantageous);
  • Ability to consult to a diverse group of clients;
  • Be a clear communicator both written and verbal;
  • Flexibility in work approach and a team player;
  • Ability to travel at times;
  • A passion for solving the client problems that really matter.

What is it like to work with us:

As a professional services firm, we recognise that it’s our people who are our greatest asset. At Nova we work on some pretty interesting, diverse and at times highly complex projects. We ensure employees have the opportunity to work in a unique environment that is fun and down-to-earth, while having the support to perform to the best of their ability in the safest possible manner.

We commit to giving all employees the opportunity to grow their skills, gain valuable experience and develop professionally. Everyone at Nova can expect open, direct communication from their leaders and peers. Everyone at Nova can expect to be rewarded for their efforts.

We commit to providing equal opportunities to all Novan’s, and recognise that honesty, fairness, mutual respect and the responsible exercise of power are fundamental to achieving equity for all.

What you get beyond the pay cheque:

With a strong company culture and high retention rate, Nova Systems has been recognised as one of "Top 50 best places to work" in Australia. In addition, Nova was recently ranked in the "Top 50 Most Innovative Companies".

  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Access to Defence Health, Travel and Life Insurance;
  • Annual 3-day Conference;
  • Personal and Professional Development Allowance and Leave;
  • Purchase Leave;
  • Reserve Leave;
  • Loyalty Leave;
  • Paid Parental Leave;
  • Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice;
  • Serious Illness Leave;
  • Nova Employee Share Offer;
  • Mentoring Program;
  • Innovation Program;
  • Do you own a Safari Suit or Kaftan? Sense of humour required!

To apply, please click on the "apply now" button and submit your resume using the "upload resume" function.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Serena in Nova's Talent Acquisition Team on (08) 8252 7100.

Nova Group does not accept any recruitment agency solicitation.