Principal Project Specialist - Testing and Commissioning Manager (Tunnels & Rail Systems)

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).
Job Details
Department: Rail Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1500068
Closing Date: 09-Mar-2021
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: Up to three (3) years
Attachments: RPV - EO2 Principal Project Specialist - Testing and Commissioning Manager - PD.PDF (PDF, 197KB)


Contact: Julia Grbac - HR Manager
(03) 9027 5796

Position Details

About this Opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Testing and Commissioning Manager (Tunnels and Rail Systems). This role will lead the coordination, management and implementation of the Metro Tunnel Project testing and commissioning strategy and provide strategic direction in relation to all aspects of testing and commissioning, including cross package interface testing and the integration of signalling, rolling stock, communications, train control, HV and traction power, platform screen doors, fire and life safety systems and security and tunnel ventilation systems. The ability to lead, build and maintain strong relationships across a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and manage and communicate the implications of complex technical issues is fundamental for success in this role.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public transport infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will have a qualification in a rail related engineering discipline with proven experience in the testing and commissioning of major underground metro rail projects into service. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

What can we offer you?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing 
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

In your application for this role please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. We want to know why you want to work at RPV, why you are interested in the role, and, considering your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. 

For a confidential discussion, please contact Julia Grbac - HR Manager on (03) 9027 5796.

Applications close 11:59pm – Tuesday 9 March 2021.


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