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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 are seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill two separate roles of Mechanical Rollingstock Technician and Electrical Rollingstock Technician. Both of these positions sit within the Transperth Train Operations Division, Mechanical Engineering Branch and report directly to the Rollingstock Supervisor. In these positions, you will carry out routine procedures and electrical/mechanical fault rectification procedures on safety critical components and train systems, and in so doing you will maintain an effective and reliable level of operating performance on the PTA’s Australind and Prospector Rollingstock to meet the Rail Safety Standards and customer expectations.
To be considered for the Mechanical Rollingstock Technician you will have:
To be considered for the Electrical Rollingstock Technician you will have:
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool for 12 months from which permanent and fixed term appointments will 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.
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 Michael Isbel, Production Manager on (08) 9326 3019 for specific information about the role.
Applicants are advised of the WA Government’s 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 workforces.
For more information about the PTA, please visit www.pta.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to provide the following:
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.