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 currently has a permanent Mechanical Rollingstock Technician role available. This position maintains an effective and reliable level of operating performance on the PTA’s Australind and Prospector rollingstock. This is achieved by carrying out routine procedures and mechanical/electrical fault rectification procedures on safety critical components and train systems. This work is completed in line with rail safety standards and customer expectations.
To be considered suitable for this role you will have technical trades’ experience/qualifications in mechanical and electrical rollingstock engineering principles. A minimum of twelve months experience is also required in the maintenance, repair, overhaul and inspection of the Prospector and Australind railcars (or similar passenger rollingstock) safety critical components including wheel sets, axel boxes, breaks, suspension, doors, couplers, engines and transmissions.
This position will require the ability to work shifts including weekends, public holidays and nights, standby hours and attend callouts at short notice.
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. Ryan McDarby, A/Depot Manager on (08) 9326 3961 for specific information about the role.
For more information about the PTA, please visit www.pta.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
- A current CV with two work related referees;
- A covering letter outlining your relevant skills, abilities and suitability for the position as per the JDF in no more than two pages; and
- A completed attached integrity and qualification consent form (attached) 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.