First listed on: 30 November 2019

Overhead Design Engineer 

Company description:

MTM operate and maintain Melbourne's Metropolitan train network. Successfully transporting over 400,000 passengers per day is achieved by our large dedicated workforce. With multiple large projects being completed, we continually work hand-in-hand with all external businesses involved to ensure that new assets comply with the standards we set.

A part of the Network Integration division, the Office of The Chief Engineer supports all operational areas in designing solutions and governing the standards set to operate a safe and reliable railway.

Job description:

The role of the Overhead Design Engineer is to undertake overhead wiring design activities as directed, generally for renewals works, and to undertake overhead wiring design reviews of designs produced by others to ensure Metro's principles and standards are met.

Reporting to the Track Design Production Manager, the Overhead Design Engineer will be expected to complete tasks such as:
  • Complete design activities relating to the development of OHW design including drawings, design reports, engineering calculations, and other outputs as necessary to provide assurance that the design meets MTM requirements.
  • Apply infrastructure, engineering standards and system specifications to prepare designs.
  • Identify and assist in resolving non-conformances with design standards or the operational requirements and provide the Electrical Design Review Manager a recommendation on granting of waivers.
  • Assist with the preparation of design specifications for the collection of design inputs such as site survey.
  • Provide technical advice on projects to other officers/divisions and external parties as directed
  • Adherence to all legislative and regulatory requirements including conducting and participating in Safety in Design, risk assessments, and peer reviews as required.
  • Assist with the preparation of MTM Management of Change and Engineering Change Processes.
  • Assist continuous improvement of MTM systems and processes.

About You

To be successful in this role you will ideally have a tertiary qualification in a related Engineering field or an appropriate technical qualification, coupled with industry experience. Previous experience, delivering OHW designs is a mandatory requirement to be eligible for consideration.

Relevant design software experience will be held in high regard, as will knowledge of OHS and Environmental processes. Your ability to apply risk management processes and build strong relationships across all levels of business will set you up for success in this role.

  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Metro supports work/life balance with opportunities to work from home on occasion
  • Have a great impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne's suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come as a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of services

How to apply

Please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now' before December 9th 2019.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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