Railway Signalling Engineer Cadet Program

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) was 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, 26 level crossings have been removed, 14 train stations have been rebuilt, new track has been laid, and three level crossing removals are now in construction. Our vision of ‘Delivering Great Change, Transforming the way Victorians live, work and travel’ is reflected in everything we do at LXRA.

To continue this exciting work, we currently have an exciting opportunity for recent engineering graduates and qualified engineers wanting to transition into the rail industry as part of the three-year paid position with real hands-on experience.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability and others from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

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Department: Level Crossing Removal Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/RSECP
Closing Date: 07-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Duy Le - Senior Project Officer
03 9095 4267

Position Details

Railway Signalling Engineer Cadet Program; a new generation of rail talent for Victoria.

Imagine a fully paid, three-year cadetship in the highly specialised and growing field of railway signal engineering – with a Graduate Diploma in Railway Signalling Systems.

We are offering:

  • High profile rail infrastructure projects
  • Fantastic opportunity to develop your skills in Railway Signalling Engineering
  • Salary range of $66,669 - $80, 987 plus superannuation
  • Twelve full time, fixed term (3 year) opportunities
  • Fully sponsored Graduate Diploma in Railway Signalling Systems Engineering

Victoria is delivering an unprecedented amount of work on the Melbourne Rail Network, including the Level Crossing Removal Projects and Melbourne Metro Rail Project.

Railway Signalling Engineers will be crucial to the delivery of these and other major projects, and so The Level Crossing Removal Authority and the Rail Academy, in partnership with some of the most successful rail industry operators and organisations, has developed this program to deliver the additional capability required.

The Railway Signal Engineer Cadet Program will provide three-year, full-time paid positions as an engineering cadet. Working alongside Victoria's leading Railway Signalling and Construction Engineers, participants will work on real projects across the sector. In years two and three, participants will also undertake a fully sponsored Graduate Diploma in Railway Signal Engineering.

About you:

  • Both recent Engineering graduates and professional Engineers can apply for the program
  • Your engineering degree was in Electrical, Electronic, Mechatronic or Computer Systems or similar
  • If you are a recent Engineering Graduate you completed your degree in or after 2017
  • If you are a Professional Engineer you have completed your degree and have at least 5 years of recent professional industry experience (does not have to be in rail).
  • You are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • You will be able to commit to a three year development program
  • You are prepared to undertake site works, meaning that night and weekend work is essential
  • You hold a Victorian Driver's License to travel around metropolitan and regional Melbourne
  • You are available to commence our program starting February 2019

If this sounds appealing and you would like further information about the role please contact, Duy Le at 03 9095 4267

Applications close midnight, October 7th 2018.


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