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Specialist Engineer Rolling Stock

Date: 23-Jun-2022

Location: PH FIFO, WA, AU

Company: Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd

  • Port Hedland – 8/6 FIFO or 5/2 Residential options available
  • Generous bonus schemes
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave


Roy Hill represents the next generation of integrated iron ore mine, rail and port operations in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. We recognise that our people are the driving force behind our success and are committed to attracting and retaining people who have the right mix of skills, knowledge, leadership and motivation. Our focus isn’t just on mining – or people with mining experience – we’re on the lookout for people whose values and attributes align with ours.

Roy Hill is currently seeking a Specialist Engineer Rolling Stock to join the Port Hedland team either on an 8/6 FIFO from Perth or Residential in Port Hedland 5/2 Roster.  Reporting to the Manager Rail Engineering, you will be responsible for maintaining high quality Asset Management Plans, maintenance procedures and maintenance tactics (using OEM recommendations and RCM methodology) as well as maintaining a high level of Rolling Stock reliability and availability.  This role will also drive the improvement of equipment reliability, lead improvement teams, and use Root Cause Analysis to solve equipment and process problems. The primary purpose of this role is to support the Rolling Stock Maintenance team to fault-find and solve problems leading to improved safety, reliability, and reduced costs.

Accountabilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Lead development and improvement of maintenance tactics in the rolling stock discipline
  • Lead the testing, commissioning, and handover of assets
  • Ensure all relevant standards, approvals and permits are in place
  • Provide technical input into the development of Asset Management plans, maintenance strategies and procedures
  • Provide technical input to all facets of Roy Hill’s Rolling Stock Condition Monitoring systems
  • Provide engineering input into annual and long-term budget planning for rolling stock
  • Develop technical documentation, Scopes of Work, and specifications for projects
  • Identify and implement appropriate change management actions
  • Develop and execute improvement projects
  • Liaise with OEMs as part of escalation process for fault finding and failure investigation
  • Mentor Rolling Stock Maintenance teams as they carry out change management for improvements


For you to achieve outstanding results in this position, your experience may include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Engineering experience in rolling stock maintenance, design or reliability
  • Experience in Asset management and/or condition monitoring of rolling stock or track machines
  • Knowledge of rolling stock maintenance requirements
  • High level of technical document writing experience
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills


Are you ready to join us on the journey?

Roy Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages indigenous Australians and females to apply. We promote cultural diversity, gender equality and non- discrimination. 

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work permanently in Australia.

Please note that unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.