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Technical Lead - Caulfield Maintenance Depot

Date: 21-Jul-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: metrotrain


The role:

MTM Infrastructure Technical Leads provide technical expertise in maintenance, renewals, upgrades and constructions works.
Other key components of the role include assisting with the development and review of standards including critical technical commentary, document writing and stakeholder engagement.

Located out of the Caulfield Mega Depot, this role will give you the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most highly experienced people within the MTM Maintenance space.

Main duties:

  • Seek and implement innovative methods of improving production and safety
  • Support the delivery of works by assisting with planning, project management, work methodology and implementation of works on site to ensure work is completed efficiently, safely and complies with designs and Metro Trains’ standards 
  • Ensure works are completed in accordance with the Technical Maintenance Plan and/or operational requirements
  • Monitor the quality of works undertaken and ensure corrective actions are undertaken where deficiencies are identified
  • Carry out investigations as required  and review and manage all investigation reports within their area of expertise
  • Identify and support Engineering in type approvals of all infrastructure assets
  • Perform risk assessments of processes, work practices, materials, suppliers and innovations  to ensure work is delivered as efficiently and safely as possible.
  • Apply SME knowledge to help to address basic workplace technical problems.
  • Help to identify innovative engineering solutions to support all maintenance, repair and renewal activities.
  • Critical examination of work practices to identify problems and develop/initiate alternative work practices and procedures to improve safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Manage and review all information systems utilised by subordinates to ensure they are effective in terms of timely, consistent and accurate input. Manage any inconsistencies/non-conformances.
  • Manage and audit any/all auditable tools to ensure they are certified, calibrated, maintained and utilised correctly.
  • Carry out Risk Assessments and manage all safety aspects of Track maintenance, repair and renewal tasks.
  • Interface and work with project groups seeking information and/or technical assurance
  • Interface work with the Office of the Chief Engineer for various business initiatives.
  • Any other duties as specified

Education, skills and experience:


  • Technical tertiary qualification or Certificate IV in a designated rail related discipline


  • Rail experience preferred.
  • First Aid Level 2 
  • Train Track Safety Awareness Certificate

Ready to apply?

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.

Please submit your application by 5:00pm, Sunday 14th of August 2022.

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.