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Overhauls Engineer

Date: 08-Jun-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 Position:

Reporting to the Head of Heavy Maintenance and Contracts, this position will provide specialist technical engineering services in Rolling Stock mechanical and mechatronic systems including the provision of railway Rolling Stock standards, engineering management, supporting systems & tools and design reviews. This is a 24 month max term contract position with the possibility of extension.

• Facilitate the delivery of Rolling Stock Maintenance and Projects
• Review and develop overhaul requirements including modifications and obsolescence
• Review non-conformances with product standards or quality
• Provide technical advice and response to queries on Rolling Stock Mechanical and Mechatronic systems to senior internal and external stakeholders
• Investigate operational and maintenance incidents to identify both root causes, and contributory factors and propose solutions to these
• Prepare and evaluate submissions for engineering change, waivers, type tests with respect to rolling stock mechanical systems
• CAD drafting components and assemblies

Your experience:

• Tertiary Qualification in Engineering suitable for membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia or an appropriate technical qualification – Mechanical or Mechatronics
• Minimum 2 years relevant industry experience 
• Experience in rolling stock systems design, construction or maintenance environment preferred but not essential
• CAD drafting experience preferred

The success of this role will be due to your ability to engage with multi-disciplinary stakeholders across the business. Facilitating required changes will require continual problem solving with some solutions you’ll provide yourself while others will be solved in consultation.

What's in it for you?

• All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria.
• Employee benefits such as access to Employee Assistance Programs, discounted gym memberships, novated car leasing etc.
• Metro supports work/life balance 
• Melbourne is currently home to the largest rail infrastructure projects in Australia that will boost long term employment and future career opportunities

Ready to apply?

Please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’ before Tuesday 22nd June 2021. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters.

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


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.