Applications are now closed for the Rail Signalling Engineer Cadet Program. 

The Level Crossing Removal Authority, in partnership with some of the most successful and progressive rail industry operators and organisations, has developed a Rail Signalling Engineer Cadet Program.

The program will offer recent engineering graduates and qualified engineers wanting to transition into the rail industry, the opportunity of a three-year paid position along with real hands-on experience.

In years two and three, cadets will also undertake a Graduate Diploma in Rail Signalling Engineering to ensure they leave the program with the skills, experience and competencies to fast track their career as a rail signalling engineer.

The program is open to recent engineering graduates who completed their degree since 2015, and qualified engineers with at least five years of professional experience, wanting to transition into the rail industry.

People who have completed an undergraduate degree in electrical, electronic, mechantronic or computer systems engineering (or similar) are encouraged to apply.

Cadets will be employed by one of the seven industry  partners: the Level Crossing Removal Authority, CPB Contractors, John Holland Group, Melbourne Metro Rail Authority, Metro Trains Melbourne, Opus Rail and United Group Limited.The initial intake will include nine places commencing in July 2016, with plans for a future intake.

Program announcement video

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