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Date: 08-Jun-2021

Location: Melbourne CBD, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain

Metro is a multi-award winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused and who are at the core of our success. You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow team members to bring their best to work and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service.


The Metro Tunnel Project is being delivered in three work packages, with a program level team (RPVP) assisting each package. The three work packages are: Rail Systems Alliance, Rail Infrastructure Alliance and the Tunnels and Stations Public Private Partnership

We are currently looking for an astute Signaling Superintendent to join the Disruptions team on the Rail Systems Alliance Work Package. 

The Role
The Signaling Superintendent is responsible for supporting and managing the interface between Design, HV Planning and Construction. They will support the identification and mitigation of risks prior to works commencing, relaying and engaging with relevant stakeholders to come up with best practices for project outcomes. 


  • Effective Interface to MTM Infrastructure during Design Phase
  • Contribute to Safety in Design Workshops, Early Commencement of Works Assessments and Detailed Design Reviews - Maintainability
  • Contribute to Detailed Design reviews – Maintainability and Constructability
  • Ensure MTM Infrastructure is engaged in reviews early to help ensure design acceptance
  • Effective Interface to MTM during Construction & Commissioning Phase:
  • Support construction activities ensuring quality of ongoing works are in line with MTM standards.
  • Co-ordinate with MTM to ensure acceptance into service.
  • Support construction to facilitate onsite changes or modifications to designs and manage the MTM interface for acceptance.
  • Commissioning and Occupation Support and Planning ensure early identification of critical resources and efficient allocation for works.
  • Support Handover and MTM Acceptance including the defect and liability period.
  • Co-ordination with other MTM projects and Infrastructure works, leverage cross project resources, knowledge and lessons learnt. 
  • Ensure MTM procedures or safety, environmental and quality are followed on site for all construction activities.
  • Co-ordinate and support quality inspections for to assist handover of assets to the testing team, to ensure final MTM acceptance.
  • Support Signalling Commissioning between Alliance work packages, planning and execution. 
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to the SHEQ Cultural Framework, policies, Safety Essentials and Management System requirements and expectations;
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of SHEQ hazards and associated risks and demonstrate a commitment to eliminate or minimise those risks;
  • Understand and effectively undertake SHEQ accountabilities.


About You

  • RIW Cert 3 Rail Infrastructure registered
  • Signalling Maintenance Technician qualification or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role within Rail Industry or similar multi-discipline industry
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Signalling construction and maintenance with current technologies
  • Technical competency and understanding of current Rail Infrastructure construction and maintenance
  • Sound legislative knowledge (OHS Safety) 
  • Sound Rail Safety knowledge 
  • Sound Signalling High Voltage knowledge and competencies in HV testing
  • Sound experience in a railway system operation, design or project management environment


Why work for Metro

  • Great Team Culture and Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Salary & Employee Benefits
  • Collaborative & Supportive Team
  • Free Myki Travel 


This is a fantastic and high profile opportunity to build on the career you have developed to date and be part of the legacy that ‘connects people and places for a growing Melbourne’.

If what you have read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then please submit your application by COB Sunday 4 July 2021.
For more information, please contact Yvette Michael, Talent Acquisition Specialist. 
M: 0435328121

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