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Human Factors Engineer

Melbourne, Australia

Job Reference 1181079

Location Melbourne, Australia

Industry Infrastructure - Transportation

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 17, 2022


We are currently recruiting an experienced Human Factors professional to deliver on large portfolio of rail and infrastructure projects across Australia for a renowned Tier 1 contractor.

You will be responsible for providing and integrating HF considerations across various aspects of system lifecycle elements, taking into consideration system and safety assurance processes.

Location-          Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane

Duration-           Permanent




  • Ensure effective identification of human factors risks and implementation of human factors design solutions to satisfy client requirements


  • Provide HF and Human Centred Design expertise


  • Produce human factors deliverables in line with HF standards e.g., ISO 9241, 11064, 18529, EN 50126, and in particular AS 7470.


  • Conducting research, cognitive workload, risk assessments and task analysis


  • Contribute to the development of Human Factors methodologies, tools and service offerings


  • Reporting / presentations summarising results or conclusions related to HF activities


  • Contribute to SFAIRP arguments and undertake engagement with safety regulatory bodies


  • Assist with related activities under the HFIP/HFMP and EHFA


  • Stakeholder engagement with both internal and external interfaces, confidently providing consultative advice where necessary


Required Experience

  • Relevant degree i.e., Human Factors, Psychology, Ergonomics, Industrial design


  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role


  • Knowledge of human factors standards, processes, and principles



  • Knowledge of various worksafe codes and practices


  • Rail sector knowledge desirable but not essential, as is knowledge of Australia lighting or fire safety standards such as AS 4825, 2293.1


  • Australian Working Rights


Contact veronica.asirvatham@airswift.com for more information.


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