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Track Inspector - Day & Night shift available

Date: 26-Apr-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain





The role:


Metro Trains Melbourne are currently recruiting multiple Track Inspectors based out of the Bell Maintenance Depot, Preston.

To be successful in this role it is essential you have experience working in a rail environment and possess extensive knowledge of how to identify track defects.

You will be responsible for the inspection of an allocated section of track, under the supervision of the Mobile Ganger. Your role is to complete visual inspections to monitor rail wear, record faults and report track condition from site, via mobile reporting tool.

MTM Track inspectors work an 8 on 6 off roster on day, afternoon and night shifts

Main duties:

  • Under the supervision of the Mobile Ganger, patrol and submit detailed reports on items requiring renewal or maintenance work of rail infrastructure.
  • Provide assistance to outside bodies working on Metro property and ensure their works do not affect the safety of the rail infrastructure.
  • Be responsible for the proper inspection of the allotted length under the direction of the Mobile Ganger.
  • Complete all necessary reports, material returns, timesheets, requisitions, claim forms etc.
  • Ensure that all work is inspections is in accordance with the appropriate Occupational Health and Safety Standards and Regulations.
  • Have a high regard to attendance and timekeeping.

Skills and experience:

  • Current driver’s license and appropriate endorsements.
  • Cert II  in  rail  essential
  • Cert III desirable
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills to identify and comprehend Safeworking and Work Instructions and to undertake further AQF competency based training.
  • Rail Safety competency and Medical Assessment for this position is in accordance with Metro's Medical Policy.
  • Must be prepared to work Day or Night Shift as required- flexibility required
  • Must be available to work reasonable overtime, including emergency overtime.


If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!

Please submit your application by 5:00pm, Sunday 16th of May 2021.

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.