Principal Traction Power Engineer

Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) is the Victorian Government agency responsible for delivery of the $11 billion Metro Tunnel and the $1.6 billion Regional Rail Revival program including the Ballarat Line Upgrade. MMRA is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning approvals and the development of a project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder management, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. On 27 June 2017, the Victorian Government secured Commonwealth funding to revive Victoria’s regional rail network, including the creation of over 1,000 jobs in regional Victoria.
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Department: Melbourne Metro Rail Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: PSE
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/463W76
Closing Date: 27-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $156,384 - $212,685
Job Duration: Up to three (3) years
Attachments: MM - PSE Principal Traction Power Engineer - PD.pdf (PDF, 410KB)

Contact: Julia Grbac - Senior HR Advisor
(03) 9027 5796

Position Details

The Principal Traction Power Engineer is a subject matter expert role within the project's Engineering team, which ensures traction power technical leadership and direction for The Metro Tunnel Project, including wider network electrification enhancements is achieved. This role will provide subject matter expertise to cover all traction and related power systems including rail substations, earthing, bonding and electrolysis, electromagnetic compatibility, signal power systems and associated high voltage distribution systems. Working closely within a multi-disciplinary team environment, the Principal Traction Power Engineer will be the primary source of specialist technical advice. Working with multiple stakeholders, this role will consult with a  broad range of internal and external stakeholders influencing key project decisions.

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria. We want to know why you want to work at the MMRA, 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.

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

Applications close 11.59 pm - Tuesday 27 February 2018

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