Overhead Engineer
Government of Western Australia
East Perth, Australia
1d ago

Overhead Engineer Job Summary Division Name :

Network & Infrastructure

Position No : 35121

Closing Date : 2020-09-23 5 : 00 PM

Location : East Perth

Job Type :

Permanent - Full Time

Salary :

Level 5, SOA, $92,221 - $108,572 pa plus 9.5% superannuation About the Job

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 Role

An excellent opportunity has opened up within the Network & Infrastructure Division (N&I) in the position of Overhead Engineer.

The main responsibilities of this position include providing engineering advice and support for the maintenance, design, construction, upgrades and modifications of 25kV Overhead Line Equipment.

The incumbent is required to check and review the operational performance of all the Overhead Line Equipment (OLE) systems including the planning and scheduling of all maintenance and repairs, and provides recommendations to the Principal Electrical Engineer.

To be considered for this position you will need :

  • A tertiary qualification in electrical engineering or equivalent, recognised by the Institute of Engineers Australia;
  • Demonstrated competence in 25kV OLE design and maintenance, and proven knowledge of rail safety;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading teams in the planning, design and construction of OLE infrastructure to achieve agreed outcomes;
  • Well developed organisational skills, including the ability to achieve agreed targets and timelines through the use of effective teamwork and delegation
  • There is one permanent, full time position available for an immediate start. The winning applicant must be in possession of a Western Australian C’ or C-A’ class drivers licence or equivalent;
  • have the ability to work outside normal work hours when required.

    Further Information

    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 Robert Stacey, Principal Electrical Engineer on (08) 9326 3493 for specific information about the role.

    For more information about the PTA, please visit .

    How to Apply

    Applicants are requested to provide the following :

  • A current CV with two work related referees;
  • A written application addressing the following Selection Criteria from the JDF, in no more than 3 pages :
  • 1 Core Competencies

    2 Communication and Interpersonal

    3 Conceptual, Analytical and Interpersonal

    4 Organisation

  • A completed attached integrity and qualification consent form 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.

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    About the PTA The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA) is responsible for the operation of all bus, train and ferry public transport services in the greater metropolitan area under the Transperth brand.

    It also operates public transport services in regional centres, operates road coach and rail passenger services to regional area under the Transwa brand, and administers School Bus Services (SBS).

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