Team Leader WRU Operations

The Department of Transport and Planning brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/DOT/TS/1689993C
Closing Date: 08-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Team Leader Asset Management (WRU) (1).docx (Word, 104KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Daniel Walton

Position Details

Team Leader WRU Operations

  • VPS5: $103,920 - $125,735 per annum plus super
  • Ongoing Full Time
  • Melbourne Eastern Metro

About the Team

The objective of the Transport Services (TS) group within the Department of Transport and Planning is to deliver transport services across all modes that provide a single user interface to the transport network. Within TS, the Metro Surface Transport (MST) division is comprised of specialist roads, rail and tram related branches. Within MST, this role sits within the Metro Assets branch, who govern the operational aspects of the Western Roads Upgrade Project Deed that the state holds with the Road Operator.

About the Opportunity

The Team Leader WRU Operations will  provide expertise and leadership around asset management issues impacting the planning and delivery of the Private Roads large infrastructure projects across Metropolitan Melbourne. The role is responsible for providing authoritative advice on a range of asset management matters whilst working closely and buildinpg strong relationships with a range of DTPstaff, interdepartmental staff, other government agencies and industry stakeholders.

Position Outcomes

  • Develop, manage and lead employees to successfully deliver the program of works, including the maintenance and asset management of the Western Roads Upgrade Project and other Private Roads large infrastructure projects across Metropolitan Melbourne.
  • Lead a strategic and coordinated response to achieve set objectives in asset management and develop innovative responses for maintenance issues where defined policy, procedures and precedents do not always exist.
  • Negotiate with and influence key DTP internal stakeholders and external stakeholders, including contractors, Local Councils, and DTF to enable innovative and efficient solutions to resolve asset management problems.
  • Monitors, manages and co-ordinates the planning, work scheduling, complex data collection, processing, integration, analysis and resource management matters related to the development and delivery of maintenance and construction projects.Lead the development and administration of the Asset Management related components of significant asset management contracts including the demonstrated commitment to and understanding of safety and wellbeing obligations and responsibilities.
  • Provide expert advice regarding the application of the elements of asset management practices including  Asset Management Systems, adopted in construction / maintenance works.

About You

To be successful, you will have the below experience:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in engineering, asset management or other related technical field.
  • Extensive experience in a technically focused environment involving engineering design, construction or maintenance of road assets.


  • Relevant post graduate qualification in Project Management, Asset Management including ISO 55000, change management or another related technical field.

For a confidential discussion or any queries regarding this opportunity, please contact Daniel Walton at (applications by email are not accepted)

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must include a resume and a covering letter. Applications closes at 11.59pm on 8 February 2023.

Please note:
This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness. To be considered up to date vaccinated, you must have been administered COVID-19 vaccines as determined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). DTP is requiring all staff to be Vaccinated and to have had Booster Vaccination (Triple vaccinated as a minimum).

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DTP. Preferred applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport and Planning will be treated in the strictest confidence.

DTP is committed to inclusive recruitment with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women and gender diverse people, the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disabilities and those from Culturally and Linguistically diverse communities. That's why we encourage people in these groups to apply, even if you don't meet every single requirement, or your skills don't perfectly align. You might still be the right candidate or be the right fit for another role

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