You could be earning up to AUD $162,577 pa plus 9.5% employer contributed superannuation.
With at least fifteen years track experience and a minimum of five years’ experience in a managerial role, you will manage and technically direct the planning, design, development, implementation and review of railway track for projects undertaken by the Major Projects Unit (MPU) of the Public Transport Authority. The role is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and expert advice in relation to new construction, alterations, and maintenance of track assets in compliance with relevant standards, Codes of Practice and to satisfy the Rail Safety National Law.
The MPU has a large portfolio of projects to expand the urban passenger railway in the Perth Metropolitan Region and immediate environs.There are a large number of projects including new railway lines, extensions to existing lines, new stations and the removal of a number of existing road/rail level crossings.There is a portfolio of work for the next 5 years with possibility of future works in the METRONET program, stage one of which consists of approximately 72 kilometres of new passenger rail and up to 18 new stations, METRONET is a catalyst to turn over 5,000 hectares of land around new stations to desirable places for investment in housing, jobs and services for growing communities.
As one of the largest single investments in public transport that the city has seen, METRONET will help positively change how people live and travel in Perth.
In this role, you will possess the following:
- Possession of a tertiary qualification in engineering;
- significant demonstrated experience in the planning, design, procurement, construction and maintenance of railways including the following elements:
- rails and track geometry;
- sleepers and slab track;
- ballast; and
- formation capping layer.
- Substantial knowledge of other railway systems for electrified passenger and freight railways including railway signalling, communications, traction power and overhead, control systems and knowledge of the integration of all railway infrastructure through stations, tunnels and in depots.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead, mentor and coach others.
If you would like to find out more about this position please contact Mr Andrew Cartledge, Director Infrastructure Services on +618 9326 2122.