Senior Signalling Specialist

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: PSE
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1533131
Closing Date: 17-Jan-2022
Salary Range: $168,470 - $229,121
Job Duration: 3 years
Attachments: RPV - PSE Senior Signalling Specialist (EIG) - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 137KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Becky Fry - Senior HR Advisor
96556086

Position Details

About the opportunity

RPV, MTIA is seeking to engage a Senior Signalling Specialist for the RPV Engineering and Integration Group (EIG). This role is required to identify and resolve various technical signalling issues and provide technical direction to project teams across the project lifecycle. This role will be working within a multidisciplinary team of railway industry subject matter experts (including civil, track, structures, fire,  power, and signalling engineers) to provide technical advice to RPV project teams.

The Senior Signalling Specialist will lead and provide inputs to the design and delivery of the signalling and train control components for various Projects in both development and delivery. The role will require experience in Australian project design and delivery relating to signalling and related rail systems, including integration across multiple disciplines and stakeholders. The ability to build and maintain strong relationships across a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and manage and communicate complex technical issues is fundamental for success in this role.

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be experienced in rail signalling projects across the project delivery lifecycle from requirements analysis, concept development, design, construction, and commissioning
  • Demonstrate significant achievement in the delivery of signalling projects within the scheduled timeframe and budget, optimising safety, environmental impacts, reliability, operational characteristics, and maintainability, through to handover
  • Have strong negotiation skills with a proven track record in effectively managing complex and highly sensitive negotiations with multiple stakeholders
  • Need to hold a bachelor (or higher) qualification in Engineering or Science

Why join us?

  • 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

Please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account 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 Becky Fry, Senior HR Advisor on (03) 9655 6086.

Applications close 11:59 pm - Monday 17 January 2022.


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