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Interface Manager

Date: 15-Sep-2021

Location: Melbourne, 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 Project


We are currently seeking an Engineering Interface Manager to play a key role in The Level Crossing Removal (MLXRT) Project team across various projects within the Alliances.

This newly created role is an excellent opportunity to be part of a large-scale project which will benefit train users, pedestrians, cyclists and drivers by improving safety, reducing congestion and enabling more frequent train services.



The Role


To play a key role in the MLXRT Project team by acting as the focal point for all engineering, standard waivers and management of change matters in the delivery of large-scale rail infrastructure projects.

A key focus of this role is to work effectively with all relevant stakeholders and striving for the best business optimisation of the Program Alliance & MTM.





  • Consult with all stakeholders and interested parties to achieve practical and industrial harmony or to resolve grievances
  • Identify and resolve issues associated with Scope, Design, Estimation, Scheduling, Risk Management
  • Interface with colleagues on a common project with a "best for the business" approach to problem-solving
  • Work with the projects’ design team and rail disruptions team to ensure associated engineering documentation is completed in accordance with the MTM rail disruption procedures
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders in order to meet project targets, objectives and milestones related to the projects’ engineering deliverables
  • Participate in the design review forums to ensure MTM customer service and operational needs are met and assist with the management of change processes including attendance at risk assessment workshops and risk review forums
  • Prepare and maintain all required documentation and records to facilitate and progress the project throughout the project life of the project cycle.
  • Review and determine safe construction processes across projects, minimising impacts to stakeholders and the environment
  • Assessing the Commercial/Financial aspects of the project to understand the financial impact on changes to engineering, systems etc
  • Facilitating the integration and functionality of a system architecture to meet the RAMS requirements set by LXRP.
  • Any other duties as specified by your manager





About You 


  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering with corporate membership of the Institution of Engineers (Australia)
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management
  • Experience working in multiple discipline projects in short and tight timelines within a major project environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication & stakeholder management skills with the ability to resolve both technical and general issues with stakeholders
  • Confident leading meetings and bringing stakeholders together
  • Experience conducting risk assessments at a project level
  • Ability to collect, analyse and present workplace data and information in reports
  • Demonstrate a proactive, self-managed approach to work
  • Skilled In managing competing demands with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to identify and assess functional specifications for compliance
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence opinions



Why Work for MLXRT


  • 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 27th September 2021  


Please note that shortlisting may commence prior to the closure date.  


For further information, please contact Kate McGreavy, Talent Acquisition Specialist



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.