Experiences so far:

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Company: Jacobs/SKM

Roles: Track and Civil Engineer and Overhead Wiring Engineer

Team: Rail Team

Major Projects:

  • Track and Civil Design Engineer for the Kings Way Tram Stop from Proposal Stage to Construction Stage

  • Overhead Wiring Design Engineer for the Flinders St/Batman Ave Tram Improvements Project from Proposal Stage to Construction Stage

  • Overhead Wiring Design Engineer for the Functional Design Stage of the Altona Loop Heavy Rail Overhead Upgrade (9 km of Track Infrastructure Upgrades).

Achievements:

  • Worked with rail industry experts to design tram infrastructure in the Melbourne CBD that is constructed and operating functionally without maintenance issues.

  • Created computer programs to calculate tram wire deflections and stresses to a greater accuracy than was employed previously in the industry.

 

Company: AECOM

Roles: Track and Civil Engineer

Team: Rail Team

Major Projects:

  • Rail operations of service levels in the Grasberg block cave mine.  
  • Signalling data entry for Regional Rail Link control tables and drawing management system

  • Business case for the Metro Trains Melbourne’s Craigieburn Depot bogie overhauls upgrade.

Achievements:

  • Worked alongside rail industry experts to design a non signalized rail operations system for the Grasberg block cave mine that prioritises safety and efficiency.

  • Completed manual data entry updates for approximately 3,000 signalling drawings and 300 signalling control tables in 25 working days.

 

Company: Department of Transport

Role: Civil Engineer

Team: Asset Management

Major Projects:

  • Civil Infrastructure Asset Strategy - Metropolitan Tram

  • Civil Infrastructure Asset Strategy Regional Passenger Train & Freight

  • Calculation of the Metropolitan Train Network’s Track Meander Factor

  • Assistance in the energy and motion equations for the Newport Rollout Scenario

Achievements:

  • Increased the level of automation to the excel files used to analyse data for the major projects.

  • Made effective presentations during a meeting to all the Technical Services members in the division to conclude my period of work with this organisation.