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.
The PTA has a vacancy for a fixed-term Principal Civil Engineer to 30 June 2023 within our Major Projects (MP) Division. This role directs the technical planning, design, development, implementation and review of civil engineering works for projects undertaken by MP. This role also leads and provides expert advice in relation to new construction, alterations and maintenance of railway civil engineering assets in compliance with relevant standards, Codes of Practice and to satisfy the Rail Safety National Law.
The successful applicant will require a relevant professional engineering qualification with eligibility for Membership of Engineers Australia. Experience in civil engineering and knowledge in planning, design, procurement, construction and maintenance of railway earthworks and drainage and station precincts is required. Along with an understanding of the inter-relationship of civil works with geotechnical, railway and road bridge and associated structures, traffic and flood modelling.
Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for full details about the position, including any special requirements relevant to appointment.
Please contact Mr Willem du Toit, Project Civil Engineering Manager, on (08) 9326 3605 for specific information about the role.
For more information about the PTA, please visit www.pta.wa.gov.au.
For more information on METRONET, please visit www.metronet.wa.gov.au
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
- A current CV with two work related referees;
- A written application addressing Selection Criteria 1 and 2 from the JDF, in no more than 3 pages; and
- A completed attached integrity and qualification consent form as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.
As a result of the constantly changing pandemic emergency, there may be unavoidable delays in progressing particular stages of this recruitment process. We will keep you informed throughout this process should it be delayed and we thank you for your patience.
Applicants are requested to apply online using the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the top/bottom of the screen. Please note the closing date and time, as no emailed, late or pro forma applications will be accepted.