How to Enter
To become a Signalling Engineer, many New Zealand employers will expect you to have a Bachelor of Engineering degree, specialising in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical or Mechatronics.
The typical responsibilities of a Signalling Engineer can include all or some of the following:
Designing rail signalling assets such as signals, track circuits, train detection systems etc.
Upgrading existing rail signalling networks, systems and equipment
Designing automated rail signal and control systems
Using CAD to create models of rail designs
Ensuring all work is completed to regulatory and Health & Safety standards
Training and managing other Rail industry staff
Many Signalling Engineers go on to become experts and specialists within this field. However, other options include moving into other areas of Engineering or the Rail and Transportation industry.
50K – 92K per annum (NZD)