Standard Job Description ( Not Limited )
As a rolling stock engineer in the rail industry, you will plan, design and oversee the development, assembly, installation, operation and maintenance of trains (rolling stock), equipment and mechanical services from concept to delivery. You will use your expertise in the design, maintenance and acquisition of new and existing rolling stock. Key accountabilities include:
• Researching and investigating technical issues
• Supervising manufacturing processes such as rolling stock production plants
• Using computer-aided design (CAD) to assist in design and drawing
Knowledge, skills and attributes
A rolling stock engineer needs to enjoy designing mechanical and electrical parts which may include new trains. They need to enjoy identifying, analysis and solving problems, enjoy computing and technical design, be both practical and creative, able to work independently or as part of a team, and able to accept responsibility.