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Senior Project Engineer

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Western Australia
Competitive hourly rate on offer
Job Type
Deborah Moreton
7 months ago
Core duties and responsibilities

Engineering and Technical
  • Leads in the scoping activities to support the development of Business Cases asset replacement and enhancement projects.
  • Leads in the preparation of Project Technical Requirements.
  • Leads the Track Discipline in the role of Project Engineer and Coordinating Project Engineer to satisfy PTA's Project Engineering Competency and Engineering Management Framework.
  • Leads on development of and revisions to Code of Practice and technical standards as directed.
  • Maintains a detailed knowledge of current technical and industry standards and identified opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensures projects comply with PTA's Safety Management System Requirements.
  • Maintains accurate Track Asset Information as required.
Project and Contract Management
  • Leads in the management of contracts including the development of documents and specifications, evaluation of tenders and contract administration.
  • Liaises with stakeholders, both internal and external, on the delivery of projects, including providing feedback and recommendations to the Rail Principal Engineer. 
  • Undertakes research and prepares project specific reports as required.
  • Provides technical advice and interdisciplinary coordination throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Undertakes other responsibilities as directed by the Principal Rail Engineer.
1.    Core Competencies
  • Relevant professional qualifications that would satisfy the admission requirement for Professional membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia.
  • Proven experience on projects in regard to the planning, design and construction of infrastructure development projects.
  • Proven experience in design, construction and maintenance of Track Infrastructure in a public transport environment.
2.    Management and Leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and management of contracts and an ability to work with contractors in an environment of major permanent way maintenance outsourcing.
  • Demonstrated experience of Rail Safety Management and System Safety Management.
  • Demonstrated Technical Leadership in the Track Discipline, Design, Construction and Asset Management.
3.    Communication and Interpersonal
  • Well-developed verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and ability to negotiate required outcomes and/or resolve conflicts.
4.    Conceptual, Analytical and Problem Solving
  • Demonstrated conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to provide innovative solutions to solving problems.
5.    Computer Literacy
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of appropriate computer packages and technology.     
6.    Special Requirements
  • Satisfactory completion of required medical examinations to verify physical fitness to perform the duties of the position cost to be covered by CUA Agency/Candidate.
  • Provision of a current National Police Clearance certificate, dated 3 months or less from the date of application for the position.
  • Applicants must meet the special requirements shown below within an agreed period. Cancellation of the appointment will occur where an applicant does not meet the special requirements within an agreed period of time after appointment.
In the first instance please email your resume to Sandeepani Upadhya using the link below. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to call the Talent office 08 9221 3300.

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