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Rail Systems Simulation Analyst

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 69862 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch, is currently seeking a Rail Systems Simulation Analyst to join the Infrastructure group in Melbourne or Sydney.


We have been providing clients with top level technical expertise to solve their toughest rail engineering challenges.  Through career development and mentoring programs, we provide the necessary resources to support employees in attaining their professional goals. With 150 offices worldwide, our employees gain experience on a wide variety of different rail projects.  From streetcars and trams to regional and intercity rail, there will always be a new challenge to overcome and the continuous opportunity to expand your engineering knowledge.


As the successful candidate you will be:


Responsible for undertaking studies and analyses of travel time, rail system capacity, network improvements, and electrical network system performance, the Rail Systems Analysts will be part of our Australia's Operations and Traction Power Simulation practice. The Analysts will also develop rail service and operating plans, as well as support our Australia’s traction power modelling practice. A significant portion of the Analysts’ time may be devoted to creating/simulating system models, authoring technical reports, creating presentations and developing proposals for new assignments.

You bring to the role:


  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Analytics, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Urban and Transportation Planning, Operations Management
  • Excellent technical writing skills and the ability to create presentations, and develop proposal for new assignments
  • Proficiency with office productivity software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) is required
  • Experience with rail traction power systems or rail vehicle engineering is desirable
  • Experience using software to simulate train performance, evaluate rail network operations and capacity, and assess traction power system is highly desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to work well in a team environment are a must

Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.


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