James Webb

  • Railway Traction Power Engineer
  • Adelaide SA, Australia
  • 24 Feb, 2021
Remote Jobs, Freelance / Contract, Any type of position Electrical Engineering

Personal Summary

James Webb is a Chartered Electrical Engineer with over 17 years of railway electrification experience in d.c. and a.c. systems globally.  

This experience has been gained working within the UK rail industry whilst with Network Rail, and internationally with the engineering design consultancy Halcrow CH2MHILL, the electrification systems supplier Siemens, and as an independent design & consulting engineer over the last 5 years. James has held senior engineering roles on a number of major railway projects worldwide, most recently with the Adelaide 25kV Electrification Project, in Kuala Lumpur on the Ampang Line 750V d.c. third rail extension, and as a lead review engineer for the Level Crossing Removal Project for MTM (Metro Trains Melbourne).

James has a reputation for commitment, diligence and enthusiasm, which he brings to any project or assignment.

Work Experience

Traction Power Engineer
Jan 2013 - Feb 2021 Supply Engineering Pty Ltd

Various 25kV a.c. projects in Australia, New Zealand, and Malaysia.

Senior Project Engineer
Dec 2011 - Jan 2013 Siemens

Senior Project Engineer working on the Adelaide Electrification Project.

Senior Traction Power Engineer
Jan 2008 - Dec 2011 Halcrow (CH2MHILL)

Worked on various rail projects in London, Malaysia and Australia. 


Electronic Engineering BSc (Hons)
Oct 1999 - Jul 2002 Hull University

Preferred Industry / industries


Professional Memberships (e.g. Engineers Australia, Engineering NZ) and Technical Societies

Member of the IET (since 2004)

Membership Type (e.g. Member, Chartered Engineer, Fellow)

Chartered Engineer (CEng)