Please note closing date for this position has been extended until 5pm Thursday 18 November 2021
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 primary function of this role is to assist with the safe and cost-effective maintenance of all existing and new Railway, infrastructure and structures at owned and leased premises within the Urban Network in accordance with the WA Rail Safety Act 2015.
The role assists in carrying out preventative maintenance on the urban network and organises necessary repairs and maintenance to ensure these structures are maintained to a satisfactory and safe standard.
A large majority of the role will be maintaining PTA assets and scheduling works at night when the train network is not running.
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur for up to 12 months.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a loyal and physically fit person with a relevant trade qualification who has solid experience in structures maintenance and knowledge of plant and machinery. You will have sound knowledge of safe working practices and ability to maintain accurate records.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate where they have used their autonomy and organisational skills to perform a similar role in the past.
This permanent appointment would suit a person who is committed to a stable career in the PTA and who would like to work in an experience team of like-minded individuals.
The PTA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for full details about the position, including any special requirements relevant to appointment.
Please contact Norman Tan, Maintenance Manager – Civil on (08) 9326 3946 or Chris Hugo Maintenance Superintendent - Civil on (08) 9326 3942 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 a current CV with two work related referees, one being a current line manager;
- Complete the three tasks in the attached Applicant Task Sheet; and
- Provide a completed Integrity and Qualification Consent Form (attached) as all PTA positions are subject to ongoing integrity screening.
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.