Group Leader Design Resource
Sydney Trains
Sydney
11d ago
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Located in the new agile workspace at Clyde
  • Attractive salary on offer RC7 ($135,315 - $ 148,879) plus leave loading and super
  • The opportunity

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Leader Design Resource within our Engineering System Integrity Division of Sydney Trains.

    The Track Design Team is part of the Track Engineering Business Unit which overall provides track design, track engineering and surveying services for Sydney Trains track maintenance and capital infrastructure projects.

    It also provides minor design input to the work of other disciplines, for example overhead wiring, structures, drainage, platform-

    strengthening and geotechnical services.

    Reporting to the Principal Track Design Engineer, the Group Leader Design Resources is responsible for leading a team of engineering professionals in the delivery of complex multi-

    disciplinary projects and provide best practice technical engineering advice and services to Sydney Trains.

  • Primary tasks include;
  • Track design
  • Network performance reporting
  • Development of effective, timely, and evidence based resolutions to identified engineering issues.
  • Management of the provision of high level engineering advice and technical solutions consistent with Sydney Trains and ASA Standards in order to maximise the safety and reliability of relevant Sydney Trains asset classes throughout the asset lifecycle.
  • We are looking for someone who is degree qualified in Civil Engineering (or a related discipline) or who has a minimum of 8 years’ experience.

  • You will have evident experience in the design, construction and maintenance of relevant track infrastructure and related assets with an understanding of risk assessment design principles for hazard controls;
  • requirements for consultation when making changes that affect safety.

    You will have the ability to evaluate feasibility studies as well as previous use of use of engineering software, including an understanding of CAD, GIS, database management and simulation output analysis.

    The Track Design team and wider Division adopt a friendly team culture and in this role you will enjoy working in an agile environment and many of Sydney Trains employee benefits.

    About us

    At Sydney Trains, our vision is to keep Sydney moving by delivering safe, customer-focused, reliable and clean rail services.

    We contribute to the success of transport in NSW by running efficient rail services which exceed our customers’ expectations, support growth and contribute to the broader community and the economy.

    Joining Sydney Trains will present an exciting opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

    Benefits

    Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-

    life balance. Other benefits include :

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices
  • For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport please click here.

    Join Sydney Trains for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

    Our commitment to Diversity

    TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity.

    We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups.

    TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

    How to apply

    To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a suitability statement (no more than 2 pages) which addresses the below targeted questions :

    1. The reason for your interest in the Group Leader Design Resource Position within the Engineering System Integrity Division.

    2. Please provide examples of where you have designed and managed multiple track design projects.

    3. With reference to the Position Description, how your qualifications, skills and experience make you the best candidate for the role.

    For more information on Sydney Trains or the position description, please click on links provided.

    For any enquiries, please contact Desiree Syamsuddin on 0478 209 778 and quote 0000698P

    Please note : successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

    If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or support jobs.nsw.gov.au

    Applications close : 11 : 59pm Sunday 22 July 2018

    For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

    To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process.

    Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time).

    Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

    Key Application Responses

    To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a suitability statement (no more than 2 pages) which addresses the below targeted questions :

    1. The reason for your interest in the Group Leader Design Resource Position within the Engineering System Integrity Division.

    2. Please provide examples of where you have designed and managed multiple track design projects.

    3. With reference to the Position Description, how your qualifications, skills and experience make you the best candidate for the role.

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