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Location: Brisbane

Job Type: Full time


Downer Rail & Transit Systems has over 100 years’ rail experience providing end-to-end, innovative transport solutions. Downer Rail & Transit Systems (RTS) has the largest rollingstock capability in Australia.

As the leading provider of rollingstock asset management services in Australia, we have expertise in delivering whole-of-life asset management support to our customers. Our capability allows us to offer turnkey solutions for complex projects and spans every project phase, from design and manufacture to through-life-support, condition monitoring and data analytics, to fleet maintenance, operations and comprehensive overhaul of assets.

Current flagship projects plus exciting projects on the horizon:

  • Melbourne Metro – 70 High Capacity Metro Trains and a state of the art train maintenance facility in Pakenham.
  • Sydney’s Waratah fleet – 119 trains including through-life-support at our purpose-built Auburn Maintenance Centre.
  • Queensland’s New Generation Rollingstock – all upgrades to Queensland’s fleet taking place at our historic Maryborough Service Delivery Centre.


We have a long-term development opportunity for an experienced Administrator who likes the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment supporting a small team of senior executives. You will enjoy working within this collaborative, team environment in our contemporary office. Your friendly, outgoing personality together with your proven ability to use your initiative, organise and prioritise tasks will ensure your success.


  • Provide confidential administrative support in a timely and effective manner
  • Manage multiple calendars, travel arrangements and prioritise email inboxes
  • Organise and facilitate meeting requirements including minute taking and preparation of documents
  • Take initiative with exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Reconcile credit cards and oversee expense management
  • Demonstrate a high level of discipline; self-motivation with lots of energy and drive with a desire to take on extra tasks as they present
  • Proficient MS Office skills
  • Strong safety focus - actively participate in and support Downer Zero Harm initiatives and strategies
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills with all stakeholders, including the ability to conduct detailed investigations and provide clear and decisive results and written reports.

What we Offer

  • The ability to work on key projects with an Australian industry leader.
  • The opportunity to be a part of an energetic, highly skilled team.
  • Permanent full-time position with excellent career progression opportunities.
  • Competitive remuneration, with on-going training and support.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Employee benefits and wellness program.
  • An opportunity to make an impact with a growing and forward-thinking company.
  • A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors.
  • An opportunity to work with an ASX Listed Company.

If you are looking for your next exciting opportunity APPLY ONLINE to be considered for this role. If you have any further queries, please email

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