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Keeping your rail career on track

Australia’s rail system is enjoying a period of significant investment and renewal. ewi’s long-standing position in the rail industry has allowed us to support some of the world’s most complex projects in the rail sector, including construction, consultancy and engineering.

As we operate globally, and our consultants have a strong understanding of both the technical and cultural aspects of our rail projects.

ewi takes pride in working in all forms of rail transport, including the most cutting edge projects. We have worked across conventional, high speed, metro, light and freight rail projects.

Case Study:

Forrestfield-Airport Link Project

  • Location: Perth, Australia
  • Start date: 2018

Spanning 10 years, this project comprises of the design, construction and maintenance of the Forrestfield-Airport Link which will connect the eastern suburbs of Perth with the existing suburban rail network and airport. It will have 12 cross passages, with an approximate overall length of 8.5km of tunnel and 3 stations.

Solutions Provided:

  • Executive Search - Use our network and expertise to profile and attract key personnel within a client’s global market.
  • Project recruitment - Providing scale and scope in the delivery of projects from pre-feasibility or on a contingency basis, including client approval and mobilisation.
  • Permanent - Identify, approach and present suitable personnel to clients to strengthen and grow their business.
  • Contract - Provide teams of engineers for projects around the globe. A full onboarding service that assists with visas, mobilisation, taxes, insurances and payroll.

Labour Provided:

Through our expertise and expert network, ewi provided headhunting services to individual parties involved on the project. Successful hires include and are not limited to:

  • Tunnel Project Manager
  • Planning Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Civil Project Manager
  • MEP Manager
  • Tunnel Director
  • Systems Project Director


"I have been working with ewi since 2013. ewi as a chosen partner are efficient and provide a very good level of service. I am glad to have the support of ewi on our ongoing metro project."

- HR Manager, Contractor Forrestfield Airport


Our diverse body of work in the rail industry has allowed us to build a network of the foremost experts in the market. Through this Expert Network, we stay connected with the most prestigious rail talent and projects, always delivering the best for our clients and adding value to an evolving industry.

Get in touch with the ewi team to find out how we can help you with your rail job search.