Project Directors

We’re the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA); we deliver great change and transform the way Victorians live, work and travel. We were established in 2015 to oversee the largest rail infrastructure project in Victoria’s history, including the elimination of 50 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2022. To date, 28 level crossings have gone, 14 train stations have been rebuilt, and so much more is happening!

We have multiple exciting opportunities for experienced Project Directors to join our dynamic project teams to continue the great work we do.

Job Details
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Department: Level Crossing Removal Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: EO2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/PROJDIR
Closing Date: 15-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $210,670 - $337,194
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: LX - Project Director PD - EO2.docx (Word, 43KB)
Job Specification

LX - Project Director PD - EO2.pdf (PDF, 432KB)

Contact: Catherine O'Mahony - Manager, Talent Acquisition
(03) 9095 4054

Position Details

Project Directors

  • High-profile rail infrastructure project
  • Executive Officer Level 2 remuneration range of $210,670 - $337,194 including superannuation
  • Full time, fixed term opportunities for up to three (3) years
  • Multiple roles at various locations across Melbourne

The impact you could make:

To continue this exciting work, we have an opportunity for an experienced Project Directors to join our dynamic Project Delivery team.  Reporting to the Director, Delivery, you will lead multi-disciplinary teams to deliver a package of works within specified scope, time and budget.   You will manage internal and external relationships to achieve project objectives and mentor Project Managers in all aspects of rail and road engineering and construction.  You will provide advice to senior management, including the Chief Executive Officer, on project issues and work closely with our engineering and construction teams.  You will need to ensure timely effective delivery of Expressions of Interest, Requests for Tender, tender evaluations, contract award and quality and risk management throughout projects.  Your ability to anticipate and address potential legal, political, environmental and commercial risks associated with a multi-billion-dollar project, with a very high level of public scrutiny, will be crucial to your success.

About you:

You have a track record of significant achievement in managing large engineering, construction or transport infrastructure projects, ideally in rail. A natural leader, your ability to effectively manage a broad range of matters affecting project delivery, including those of a legal, land, planning, environmental or political nature, as well as procurement, commercial and contract management in complex infrastructure projects, will ensure your success. A strong understanding of the Government's policy objectives and transport strategies, and an excellent grasp of construction industry issues, trends and stakeholders, is crucial.  A relevant qualification in an Engineering or Science-related discipline is essential.

Please note the Project Director positions are based in various locations across Melbourne.

LXRA really is a great place to work:

You will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package, all the tools of the trade and an awesome team to thrive amongst! Not to mention we are CBD and site located for a bit of variety.

How to apply:

To register you interest in these exciting roles, please click the APPLY NOW link to submit a resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the position. Please note a separate address of the Key Selection Criteria is NOT required.

For further information please contact Catherine O'Mahony, Manager, Talent Acquisition on (03) 9095 4054.

LXRA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse workforce.

To find out more about LXRA please visit

Applications close midnight Monday 15 October 2018

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