Manager Rolling Stock Electrical EngineerBack
Post Details
Posted By : Metro Trains Melbourne

Start Date : Aug 09, 2018

Deadline : Sep 09, 2018
Role: Electrical Engineer

Location : CBD & Inner Suburbs (VIC)

Position :Full Time

Job Type : Full Time

Industry : Infrastructure
Job Description

  • MTM is part of an international rail family that operates services worldwide
  • Includes a Myki Card for free Public Transport in Victoria

About Metro

We operate and maintain Melbourne’s Metropolitan train network. Successfully transporting over 400,000 passengers per day is achieved by our large dedicated workforce. With multiple large projects being completed, we continually work hand-in-hand with all external businesses involved to ensure that new assets comply with the standards we set.

A part of the Safety, Engineering & Environment division, the Office of The Chief Engineer supports all operational areas in designing solutions and governing the standards set to operate a safe and reliable railway.

The Position

This team provides technical engineering services in Rolling Stock electrical systems. This includes the provision of railway Rolling Stock standards, engineering management, supporting systems & tools and design reviews. The manager supervises a team of electrical engineers to meet the key performance indicators required to support MTM's objectives for Rolling Stock within the MTM Franchise.

Duties and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Review Rolling Stock department specifications, maintenance instructions and procedures, test schedules, risk analysis, environmental plans and other documents to ensure they meet MTM objectives and represent best practice for MTM requirements
  • Provide technical advice and response to questions on Rolling Stock Electrical systems and performance to other senior managers, divisions, and external parties
  • Investigate operational and maintenance incidents to identify both root causes and significant contributory factors in the incident, and propose solutions to those causes and factors
  • Assist in identifying risks, and ensuring identified residual risks of Projects and rolling stock works are contained by appropriate control measures to reduce risk So Far As is Reasonably Practicable
  • Prepare and evaluate submissions for Engineering change, Waivers, type tests, with respect to rolling stock electrical systems, conducting and overseeing the testing and results of new or modified systems to ensure fitness for purpose


You will demonstrate previous experience and knowledge of passenger rolling stock within a metropolitan rail environment.  .  Our rolling stock interfaces or inter-relates with other rail systems, so a general understanding of the systems within the rail environment would be ideal.

In addition you will have experience in leading and managing a team where you have motivated and developed team members. You have the confidence to engage with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Consultative approaches to providing solutions regarding challenging assignments mixed with sound people skills are critical attributes you’ve demonstrated over your career.


  • 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
  • Melbourne is currently home to the largest rail infrastructure projects in Australia that will boast long-term employment and future career opportunities

 Ready to apply?

Please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’ before 11am Tuesday 21st August 2018. Please direct all queries to Ben George, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0437 025 786.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.