RTSA awards

2004 Jacob Latter

Young Railway Engineer Award 2004

The Young Railway Engineer’s Award is made to reward, and encourage, professional engineers, technologists or associates in Australia & New Zealand who are under the age of thirty. The inaugural award is made in 2004 to Mr. Jacob Latter, who presently is Area Engineer with the Rail Division of John Holland Pty. Ltd. in Rutherford, New South Wales.



In the work place, Mr. Latter has undertaken a variety of assignments as a Site Engineer, a Project Engineer and an Area Engineer involved with the design, construction & maintenance of track & structures with John Holland Pty. Ltd. and Barclay Mowlem Construction Ltd. He holds a B. Eng. Civil Degree from Newcastle University and is studying, part-time, for a Masters Degree in Commercial Law at Deakin University.

Mr. Latter is a Member of the R.T.S.A., a Graduate Member of Engineers Australia and, additionally, acts as Secretary for the Young Engineers Australia Newcastle Division.