Rail Sys Analyst


Sydney, NSW

Posted 1/15/2020

We are seeking a number of Rail Sys Planners for a leading Engineering Consultancy in Sydney. Working on a major programme or works More Trains More Services, these positions offer a fantastic opportunity to be involved in the largest timetable reform in the history of the Sydney network. These are long term contracts with the potential option in the future to convert to permanent. The primary purpose of the RailSys Analyst role is to undertake evaluation and analysis of the technical integrity and performance characteristics of existing, proposed and future timetables. The RailSys Analyst shall undertake statistical analysis work and deliver the technical integrity and performance evaluation of network plans and concept timetables. The role utilises the RailSys analytical tool for the simulation of rail operations, and provide advice on timetable, infrastructure and rolling stock improvements necessary to achieve performance criteria. The RailSys Analyst will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • performing rail timetable, infrastructure and rolling stock analysis, including the use of digital systems (European Train Control System (ETCS) Level 2);
  • undertaking forensic analysis of existing timetables focused on examining and understanding the evidence, and recreating and analysing events that have occurred, to assess a range of timetable structural improvements, to enhance the quality of rail services to customers and operators;
  • preparing and developing full day concept timetables that allow a number of key metrics to be extracted including service kilometres and fleet requirements;
  • undertaking detailed operational modelling of proposed timetables to test the structure of timetables, and to confirm that timetables are sound and robust, to ensure that the timetable minimises delays and has sufficient capacity to recover from minor to moderate disruption;
  • undertaking infrastructure modelling to confirm that the functional objectives of new rail infrastructure can be achieved and that proposed capital projects meet operating objectives;
  • preparing reports and presentations on the outcomes of modelling and analysis for communication to management and key stakeholders, and reduce complex information to clearly presented and supported conclusions and recommendations, to support decision making;
  • working collaboratively as part of a team to deliver results, write reports and share understandings with other team members; and
  • Contributing world’s best practice outcomes delivering evidence based results.
If you are interested in these roles and would like to find out more feel free to call Andy Lowe on 0431245509. You must have RAIL SYS experience to be considered along with work rights for Australia. Skills rail, SYS, train planning Qualification Degree Education Bachelor Degree

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