• Sydney (2150) Australia (New South Wales)

Fabien CARO

  • Sydney (2150) Australia (New South Wales)


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About Me

Currently project manager within Faiveley Transport in Sydney.
I am originally engineer in the mechanical field and passionate about railway and technology.
I also have an additional master's degree in HR Management to perform my management skills.

Through my various experiences, I have strong knowledge of 12 years in the industry and 9 years in the railway field.

Feel free to discover on this website the major information that defines my skills and my professional experiences.


Project Manager

Faiveley Transport Australia
Since July 2014
  • Manage project and deliver specified outcomes to stakeholders in terms of safety, scope, quality, standards, budget, time-frame and Customer expectations.
  • Projects:
    * 4GT: Also called the Millennium, the '4th Generation Trains' is a M$16 contract including 15 years of Maintenance.
    * OSCAR: Outer Suburban CARs is a M$13 renewed annual maintenance contract

    Both of 4GT and OSCAR are part of the Sydney Trains network.
Detailed Description
Company Description

Faiveley Transport company provides renovation, maintenance, installation and consultancy services, including torque and engineering maintenance and spare parts and logistics. It serves tram, metro, high speed locomotives, and regional market segments trains.

Company website


CS Technical Officer Brakes

FAIVELEY TRANSPORT Melbourne (Australia)
January 2014 to June 2014
  • Technical Officer Brakes within the Customer Service Business Unit
  • Answer the maintenance problematic within the Customer Service regarding brake systems and also HVAC equipments providing technical support to customers in Australia and New Zealand.
Company Description

Faiveley Transport company provides renovation, maintenance, installation and consultancy services, including torque and engineering maintenance and spare parts and logistics. It serves tram, metro, high speed locomotives, and regional market segments trains.

Company website


CS CoC Project Engineer

October 2010 to December 2013
  • Project engineer Customer service in Centre of Competence Brakes and Couplers
  • Answer the maintenance problematic providing technical support to customers regarding brakes and couplers systems for all trains worldwide
    • Provide broad engineering solutions to ensure that all requirements have been satisfied in accordance with the needs of the company and customer.
    • Identify and manage customer technical requirements.
    • Establishment of condition assessments of actuators and calipers
    • Supply technical proposals and expertise reports.
    • Develop, test and repair procedures for brakes, coupling systems and associated products.
    • Establish the project management in terms of the requirements, incomes and contingencies.
    • Establish a BOM (Bill OF Material) when required.
    • Develop engineering documentation and procedures.
    • Design and implement test equipment.
  • Please click on 'learn more' just below to get any work samples
Detailed Description
  • Project manager for brake equipment upgrade (brake panel) - 2013
    Project to MTRC Vehicules in Hong Kong
    • Project management (Organization, schedule, steps, meetings, optimization planning, etc..)
    • Technical proposal establishment
    • Prototype optimizing
    • Drawings modification in 2D/3D for adaptation
    • Prices request from worldwide to present a ROI (return Of Investment) Analysis
    • Costs estimation in terms of markets
    • Part test production
    • Tests establishement to study sealings behavior with the system
    • Test management establishment
    • Training proposal establishment according of the requirements
    • Test management establishment
    • Subcontractor relationship
  • Project manager for train data analysis to detect the cause of a early wearing problem - 2012
    Project to MAV talent Vehicules in Germany
    • Project management (Schedule, steps, meetings, etc..)
    • Study of the information provided by the data logger train
    • Development of automatic spreadsheets to supply information in terms of motion and braking
    • Expertise report establishment to customer
  • Project manager for a brake system retrofit (Actuator & Caliper) - 2011
    Project to XPLR Vehicules in Australia
    • Project management (Schedule, steps, meetings, etc..)
    • Condition assessment establishment
    • Motifications estimation study on calipers
    • Establishment of an automatic spreadsheet to calculate easily the modifications
    • Technical proposal establishment
Company website


Workpackage manager by apprenticeship

SIEMENS Mobility Lille (France)
October 2007 to September 2010
  • EXLI : Extension Project fully automatic metro line LISA Airport of Paris
    - Responsible of the lot "gateway" (Listing of applicable plans, assumptions, dimensional standards, specifications, etc. ..)
    - Site supervision with the Subcontractor and the owner (Planning, Contract, Strategy, Implementation of monitoring tools of trade, tracking progress, etc. ..).
  • Other Projects, see more
Detailed Description
  • NEOVAL :
    - Study of Railway Works Solutions & Lift Cylinders for the concept of fully automated metro NeoVal.
    - Study possibility of heating by geothermal means
Company website


Engineer in work experience

June 2009 to September 2009
  • Trainee Engineer responsible for the modification of the pneumatic system on the trains TURBOSTAR type 17.
  • User's manual illustrated establishment

Industrial Designer by apprenticeship

September 2005 to August 2007
  • Assistance to the company manager (Home customers, taking note of the needs of clients for realization of the specifications, management of manufacturing order to achieve balance and representation Graph orders, receiving candidates for internships, etc.)
  • Study, creation and modification ...
Detailed Description
  • Study, creation and modification of plans for various projects

Industrial Draughtsman

May 2005 to September 2005
  • Study, creation and modification of drawings for various projects
  • Manual assistance (milling, welding, painting, delivery of machines for testing, etc. ..).

Agent de production

KOBA (Entreprise de routage)
October 2004 to April 2005
  • Finalisation de magazines
  • Réglage des machines
  • Mise en palette des magazines


March 2003 to June 2003
  • Création de plans générals et de détails concernant l'étude de la modification de l'ensemble de sciage correspondant à la découpe de la largeur des cloisons
  • Assistance de la modification de l'ensemble de sciage
  • Amélioration des cadences et réalisation de graphiques
  • Réalisation de plans sur divers projets


March 2002 to June 2002
  • Création de plans générals et de détails concernant l'étude de la modification de l'ensemble remplissage correspondant à la protection de la machine de l'insertion de liquide alcoolisé dans les bouteilles,
  • Assistance de la modification de la protection de la remplisseuse,
  • Etude d'amélioration des cadences,
  • Réalisation de plans sur divers projets.


March 2001 to June 2001
  • Création de plans générals et de détails concernant l'étude de la modification de l'ensemble de sciage correspondant à la découpe de la largeur des cloisons,
  • Réalisation de plans sur divers projets.

Agent de production

May 2000 to June 2000
  • Surveillance et maintenance des chaînes de production automatisées
  • Intervention en salle de maintenance
5 others


HR Management Master's Degree

October 2010 to September 2011
Short description

The HR Management Master's Degree is an advanced degree for the candidate to integrate or to explore management functions and expertise in the various fields of Human Resources.

Details and Extracurriculars
  • Training takes place in the form of seminars at ISEG in Lille. These seminars are organized into two distinct parts: essential seminars and business domain seminars.

    -> Essentials Seminars :
    - Coaching and Teambuilding,
    - International Management,
    - Sociology of Organizations,
    - To develop his faculties and enhance its image,
    - Law and Ethics of the Internet

    -> HR Management business domain seminars:
    - Management of Remuneration
    - Career Management,
    - Time Management / Stress Management,
    - Recruitment Techniques,
    - Employment Law,
    - Labour Law,
    - Conduct of Social Relations,
    - Conflict Management,
    - Human Resources Information System (HRIS),
    - Management Skills,
    - Transactional Analysis / Internal Communications

IJTI Process ®-Level 1 (identify his/er type Psychological and develop his/er talents)

International accreditation IJTI-Process ® Level 1 - OTT Partners Ltd. London
February 2011 to February 2011
Short description

The title of Certified Practitioner IJTI ®-Process is granted to people who successfully pass the certification examination that International concludes a full training course (Level 1 and Level 2).

Details and Extracurriculars
  • Learning for qualifications IJTI-Process ® is for people who want to use the questionnaire IJTI-Process ® as part of their professional activity:
    • Professional and/or School Counsellors
    • HR Consultants
    • HR Manager
    • Consultants skills assessments
    • Training Consultants
    • Trainers
    • Training manager
    • Psychologists
    • Coaches

Engineering master's degree by Apprenticeship

E.I.A CESI (Generalist Engineer by Apprenticeship)
October 2007 to September 2010
Short description

Training of engineers To adapt evolving work situations and intending to production functions, studies, project management in industry or services in a national or international context.

Details and Extracurriculars
  • Scientific and technical training (1349 hours):
    - Mathematics (vector analysis, differential equations, vector operations, statistics, probability, experimental design, operations research, signal processing)
    - Physics and Chemistry (epistemology, quantum physics, chemistry, thermodynamics)
    - Mechanical Engineering (Materials, Mechanical)
    - Systems Engineering Command (electric, automatic, sensor and instrumentation)
    - Engineering information systems (algorithms, databases, Excel programming, integration of a software solution, network, Internet security, computer standby)
    - Scientific Bibliography
    - Introduction to Research.
  • General Education (451 hours):
    - International (languages, intercultural)
    - Human resources management (labor law, sociological analysis of organizations, team building, change management, sustainable development)
    - Business Management (general economy, management, financial management)
    - Communication (Writing, speaking, negotiating purchase, maintenance techniques)
    - Monitoring (Initiation of the formation, operation of the alternate monitoring and regulation)

BTEC Higher National Diploma (Conception of Industrial Products) by apprenticeship

Cité des Formations Professionnelles (CIFOP)
September 2005 to September 2007
Short description

The technician of design office is able to design products, machinery or equipment goods, to design industrial products , to study the specifications of the customer, finding solutions and designs the mechanical parts and assemblies using CAD .

Details and Extracurriculars
  • He is able to perform calculations, and produce plans in respect of quality standards. It can also monitor the work of making and development, participate in trials.
  • Vocational education:
    • Product Design (CAD, mechanical analysis Functional ...)
    • Industrialization of products
    • Industrial Automation
  • General education:
    • French
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Science
    • English
  • See website :

BTEC National Diploma Advanced [NVQ Level 3] (Study and Definition of Industrial Products)

Lycée Bernard Palissy à SAINTES (17)
September 2001 to September 2004
Short description

The Technician "Study and Definition of Industrial Products" mainly works within a design office.
He participates in the design and definition of mechanical systems, tools or industrial plants.

Details and Extracurriculars
  • Education:
    - French
    - History / Geography
    - Foreign language
    - Math / Physical Sciences
    - Health-Prevention-Aid
    - Arts Education
    - Physical Education
    - Technological and professional
    - Economics and Management, Civic, legal and social
  • He also participates at the elaboration manufacturing specifications.
    He produces useful plans to manufacture products in his sector.
    His business is done on computer workstation.
    He uses the CAD software, CAD (Drawing and Computer Aided Design) in 3D.
Short description

The BTEC First Diploma M.E.I.C.S. is part of the professional qualifications of the field "Electronic"

The holder of this diploma is involved in the regulation of various materials an automated industrial process

Details and Extracurriculars
  • The qualification given by this B.E.P. allows to perform the following activities:
    - Installation of control equipment: installation and connection, checking the work done,
    - Commissioning: test participation,
    - Focus: calibration and adjustments necessary for stable operation of a process,
    - Preventive maintenance: replacement of a unit or individual components to increase system reliability,
    - Troubleshooting: diagnosis, intervention, return to service of process.

    These activities can be performed in various contexts: chemical, metallurgical, agro-food sectors of production and transformation of energy (oil, gas, heating networks, EDF ...).


  • personal development
  • Architecture (Draft, Innovation, representation, drawings)
  • Design (Interior Design mainly)
  • Melbourne, Sydney, Liverpool, Berlin, Sevilla, Madrid, Lille, Brussels, Toulouse, Pau, Bordeaux, Prague, Paris, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Oslo
  • 2001 - 2004 : Dance Club - Association of School: Rock, salsa, mambo, rock acrobatic
  • Playing guitar (amateur)
  • Mixing of music personal
  • Type of music: Rock, house, electro
  • Places enjoyed : Bar/Pub, festival, club
  • Gym
  • Cycling
  • Climbing indoor


  • French: mother tongue
  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish
  • Czech: Notions
  • Pack MS Office
  • Google Drive and Google Apps related
  • MS Project
  • MRP system (Own)
  • Solidworks
  • DesignCAD, AutoCAD
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, Paint shop Pro
  • ProEngineer, SolidEdge
  • 2010 :
    Association member GALA of the school of E.I.A (16)
  • 2007 à 2009 :
    Secretary and mechanical robot 2 of the association Robotics E = M6 (Sponsoring Organization, etc. ..)
  • 2001 à 2004 :
    President and member of the association "Maison Des Lycéens" of the school B. Palissy in Saintes (17)
  • 1999 à 2002 :
    Theatre Association of Bourg-Charente (soundman then actor)
  • Summer 2002, 2004, 2005 :
    Animator of holiday centers for abandoned children and adolescents with disabilities
  • Summer 2003 :
    Animator of Camping "Le Relax 3*" in Meschers (17)