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Signalling Assurance Manager

Date: 09-Nov-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 feel comfortable to bring their best to work, and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world class railway service.

Position Overview

Metro have a rare opportunity for Signalling Assurance Manager to be the driver of ensuring Engineering standards are being maintained. This is an opportunity merge your signalling and leadership experience in a role that will see you being responsible for managing a team of Engineers to develop and maintain Signalling Assurance activities/processes across Engineering.

The output of the position will be to ensure the production of Signalling Arrangement Plans and Control Tables meet the business requirements in order for others to undertake the detail design in order for construction to take place.  You will guide and lead your team who will ensure assurance activities such as signal sighting, auditing and witnessing testing activities are executed to standard.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the necessary tools, techniques and resources to meet the emerging requirements
  • Interpret standards, operating rules and procedures, RAMS requirements, policies and the like to be applied to scheme design to meet the functional requirements
  • Lead and manage the Design Assurance & review team to ensure KPIs are met (recent Signalling Design experience is preferred)
  • Maintain collaborate relationships with all relevant stakeholders both internal and external
  • Overview of the system architecture to meet the RAMS requirements
  • Reviews of signalling arrangement plans and other documentation to allow development of detail design by others
  • Promote and reinforce leadership and behaviours to drive positive implementation of change
  • Provide expert advice and support to those providing the detailed design to assist in the successful delivery of the required outcomes

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • An Engineering Degree, with professional registration coupled with experience in Railway Signal design, construction and/or maintenance, within an urban passenger railway environment will be highly regarded
  • Previous experience working with numerous stakeholders where you have demonstrated diplomacy in working together to reach the best outcome for the project
  • Hold or working towards an MTM Statement of Competency in Signalling Design or IRSE Design License  
  • Proven experience working within a similar role within the rail industry



  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Metro supports work/life balance with opportunities to work from home on occasion
  • Have a great impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne’s suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come as a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of services


Ready to apply?

Please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now. by October 31st. 

This is a Melbourne based role, requiring works to be conducted in Victoria. 

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.