The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be a leader in providing world-class public transport services. PTA’s urban passenger rail service has been rated best overall out of five Australian capital city passenger rail systems by Canstar Blue year-on-year since 2011. Investment in the PTA rail network is occurring at an unprecedented level through many projects including METRONET to meet the public’s future needs and expectations. Moving millions of people safely, efficiently and reliably needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.
The rolling stock team is growing and developing its capabilities to manage PTA’s current and future rolling stock assets. We aspire to industry best practice in our engineering and management activities and foster a collaborative and high performing team environment.
In this position, you will provide engineering support with respect to the optimisation, reliability and availability of new and existing rollingstock assets using reliability engineering principals and processes. This role plays a key role in achieving long term, measurable improvements in safety, performance, and efficiency of the Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) electric and diesel rollingstock assets.
Relevant Engineering Qualifications as well as proven experience in maintenance and reliability of heavy mobile equipment and / or rollingstock engineering is essential for the role.
Crucial to your success in this role, is your proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders. Your sound leadership skills including experience in leading, motivating and developing staff together with the ability to provide clear advice, direction and appropriate feedback to multi-disciplinary teams will be highly regarded
To be effective and successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in using computerised maintenance management systems software together with have well-developed organisational skills with the ability to achieve agreed targets.
Currently there is one (1) full time permanent position available for immediate appointment.
This is a pool recruitment process where suitable applicants will be placed in a pool for 12 months from which permanent and fixed term appointments with the possibility of further extension(s) and/or permanency may be made.
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.
Applicants are advised of the WA Government’s recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA (including Public Transport). Applicants may be required to be vaccinated to be eligible for employment. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforce.
Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for full details about the position, including any special requirements relevant to appointment.
Please contact Michelle Tan, Principal Engineer on (08) 9326 2382 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 written application addressing Selection Criteria 1 and 2 from the JDF, in no more than 2 pages.
- Core Competencies, and;
- Management and Leadership
- 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.