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Night Track Inspector

Date: 18-Feb-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.


Metro is looking for Night Track Inspectors for our Bell depot!

You must have rail experience and have the passion to work for a large reputable company and forge a long term career.


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.


This is a permanent night shift role 2200 – 0600 Sunday – Thursday (subject to change with business maintenance requirements)


Key responsibilities:

  • 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.


Qualifications, 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.


The many benefits of this role include:

Addition 30% loading for night shift, free public transport, 5 weeks annual leave, and overtime paid at double time!



Additionally, you value the importance of teamwork and listening, challenging your peers and making a difference.

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 7th March 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.