Wayne Barham


Wayne has significant experience and knowledge of electrical engineering and rail maintenance, including areas of design, construction and maintenance of rail infrastructure, rail station electrical installations and rail workshops which has been gained over many years in a rail environment.

He has 3 years electrical consultancy with Infrastructure & Services (PSU/TNSW) with significant & extensive experience and knowledge of electrical engineering and multi-disciplined rail Projects, specifically in design, construction and maintenance of rail infrastructure and rail station electrical installations. He has over 3 years design, 5 years project interfacing and 6 years construction with complex rail Electrification and multi-disciplined Major Capital Projects.

Strengths & Skills

  • Excellent management and technical skills relating to maintenance, project construction and design activities – innovative substation design.
  • Demonstrated project management skills (planning, organising and controlling).
  • Business Management skills resulting from Grad. Diploma Management studies.
  • Design, Quality and Asset/Configuration Management experience.
  • Strong analytical and lateral thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated high quality, oral, communication and negotiation skills.



Electrical Project Consultant (I&S / PSU)                                                                                                              2014 – Present

Provide key electrical commissioning advice & resource expertise to PSU, TAP Precinct & NSFC programs. Work closely with each PSU project (incl. TAP & NSFC) for preparation, planning and readiness for electrical site & commissioning works. This includes site visits, assisting with preparation of EOD documentation, specialist advice on the methodology, approach, & liaison for electrical resourcing. Key Reviews of EOD Advices and Works near HV cables. Attending TNSW electrical resource /commissioning management meetings, as required.

Sydney Trains

Acting Electrical Engineering Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2014

Coordinated Electrical maintenance and isolation group works interfacing with Network Maintenance, Depot maintenance staff and contractors. Successfully managed electrical maintenance engineering team, and assisted isolation group delivery.



Interface Delivery Manager                                                                                                              2013 – 2014

Coordinated multi-disciplined Third Party Project works interfacing with rail design & maintenance staff, and contractors (concept to completion). Successfully managed several large rail multi-disciplined works related to third party project interfaces, maintenance, and enabled third party works program delivery.



Interface Manager – Major Projects                                                                                                              2009 – 2013

Coordinated multi-disciplined TNSW / ARTC Major Projects works interfacing with rail design & maintenance staff, and contractors (concept to completion). Successfully managed large rail multi-disciplined workgroups related to major project interfaces, maintenance, and enabled TNSW major capital works program delivery.

Program Delivery Manager – Delivery Support                                                                                                              2009 – 2009

Delivery of RailCorp’s. Annual Works & MPM program. Works production & earned value targets exceeded, with budget target met.

Program Delivery Manager – Illawarra Region                                                                                                               2006 – 2009

Delivery of Illawarra’s AWP/MPM program & EPW Management. Allocated clear configuration responsibilities for Co-ordinators.

External Party Works Manager – Illawarra                                                                                                               2003 – 2006

Responsible for External Party /Utility Projects in the Illawarra Region rail corridor. Successful EPW project/utility underbores without asset damage or negative to train operations.


Fluor Australia


A/Engineering Manager – Technical Team                                                                                                              2002 – 2003


Responsible for the multi-disciplined technical team on the RIC-Fluor Alliance Rail Project (South Coast) and all Electrical & Property work.

Fluor Daniel

Electrical Engineer / External Party Works Manager                                                                                                               1998 – 2002

Responsible for the electrical maintenance and upgrading work on the RAC-Fluor Daniel Alliance Rail project (South Coast), and Engineering (Design, Maintenance & Construction) and Property/Third Party works in the rail corridor functions.

Qualifications & Affiliations

Graduate Diploma in Management (Technology Management) – Deakin University (1996)

Electrical Power System Protection – University of NSW (1992)

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) – University of NSW (1979)