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Signal Electrician

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Docklands

Job Type: Full time


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Metro is a multi-award winning organisation, and we pride ourselves on our team of honest, high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive, and safety focused, and who are at the core of our success.

You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field, but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies, and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote a work/life balance, to allow team members to bring their best to work, and to truly be focused on a common goal: providing a world-class railway service.

Why work at Metro Trains?

  • Receive a free Myki Pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria!

  • Excellent remuneration, with great career development and upskilling opportunities.

  • Work with supportive, down to earth individuals from varying backgrounds.

  • Access a wide range of corporate discounts, including gym offers.

About the role:

As a Signal Electrician, you’ll provide electrical support to signal maintenance tasks, working on the delivery of Track Renewals and Track Maintenance tasks.

You’ll be working individually but within a team environment, providing electrical support to not only planned renewals, but also reactive renewals, maintenance, and construction works, ensuring works are performed in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements.

As a Signal Electrician you’ll not only gain rail exposure at a multi-award winning organisation, but will have skills development which may lead to opportunities such as SMT traineeships, so you can take your career to the next level.

This is a night shift position working on a 4 on 3 off roster from Sunday to Wednesday, from 19:30-05:30. Overtime will be available and encouraged at the business’ discretion.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform maintenance and installation of work on signalling and communications equipment, under limited supervision of Officers in Charge or Signal Maintenance Technicians.

  • Ensure the safety of all persons working near track assets is maintained.

  • Contribute to works planning activities, ensuring works are as efficient as possible.

  • Accurately report on works completed daily, reporting time worked, work orders, progress information, and any other issues.

  • Indicative tasks performed in this role include:

    • Complex and diverse maintenance of signalling equipment and systems.

    • Construction and installation of signalling equipment and systems.

    • Enter data to fault and maintenance management systems.

    • Manual work associated with the installation and maintenance of signalling equipment.

About you:

  • Qualified A Grade Electrician – mandatory.

  • Hold a driver’s license.

  • Hardworking individual who strives for efficient and quality performance.

  • Experience in rail – desirable.

  • Certified First Aid Level 2 - desirable.

Ready to apply? Great!

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience, and career aspirations then we want to hear from you!
Click to submit your application by 5pm @ Sunday 2nd October 2022.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.