The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be recognised as a leader in providing world-class public transport services and solutions. As a fast growing economy, Western Australia’s public transport system is recognised as the best in Australia and is one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world. Rail transport is vital for our continued success and growth through our many projects including METRONET to meet the public’s needs and expectations. Moving millions of people needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.
We have a Signal Supervisor role available for immediate filling. This crucial role is responsible for leading, managing and developing our talented Signal Technicians and Maintainers. You will ensure the operational performance of all wayside signalling systems and protected level crossing assets meets the required organisational targets. You will ensure that assets are safe and reliable, and that all signal maintenance, repairs and associated works are completed to the PTA’s and relevant standards and customer requirements.
To be successful in this role you will have a current ‘A’ grade Electrical Workers Licence and a current Western Australian ‘C’ class driver’s licence or equivalent. In-depth field experience in maintaining and constructing wayside signalling systems including protected level crossings, associated control systems and signalling power distribution systems is also a requirement. You will also have experience in coordinating resources for maintenance or construction activities including supervising and developing teams and individuals to deliver organisational requirements within a rail safety environment.
You must be willing to undertake shift work in a pattern between the hours of 6am and 6pm (with the potential for nights) and be available on call and on weekends. Hours worked outside of 6am and 6pm Monday to Friday attract additional remuneration, with the potential earnings of up to $130 000 pa. (NB: - This amount is not guaranteed and is based on current averages).
Please Note: Applicants are advised that leadership capability and safety leadership testing may be conducted as a part of this selection process.
For further information about this position, please refer to the attached JDF. You can also gain more detailed information on the roles and responsibilities by contacting Mr Joe McGinlay, Signalling Engineering Manager on (08) 9326 3491.
Alternatively for more information about the PTA, please visit our website at www.pta.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
- A current comprehensive CV with two work related referees, and
- A covering letter outlining your leadership and management capability, in no more than 1 page.
As this position requires on-going integrity screening and/or qualification check, please complete the attached consent form as part of your application.
Applicants are requested to apply online using the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. Where applicable the PTA will undertake qualification checks and integrity screening. Please note the closing date and time, as no emailed, late or pro forma applications will be accepted.