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Asset Allocation Co-ordinator

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Metro moves you around Melbourne.

As the city’s metropolitan rail service, Metro operates 226 six carriage trains across 998 kilometres of track, transporting 450,000 customers each day. We aim to encourage the Melbourne community’s vibrant and ever evolving lifestyles, by providing a seamless transport solution to keep individuals connected.

With 15 lines, 222 stations and services seven days a week, Metro can take you wherever you’re headed across the city, whenever you want to go.

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 work/life balance feel comfortable to bring their best to work, and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world class railway service.

About the Role

As the Level Crossing Removal Project continues to deliver a safer and more efficient train network, the Metro team involved in this large-scale project is expanding to respond to current and future works. The experience gained in this exciting, multi-disciplinary environment will be valuable to building your career in rail construction.

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) currently has an opportunity for an Asset Allocation Coordinator to support the Metropolitan Roads Project Alliance based in Richmond to work with multiple stakeholders and support the delivery of a large-scale level crossing removal projects on Metro's behalf.

The role will be responsible for supporting the governance and stakeholder management towards collaborative resolution of technical and non-technical issues to ensure the best outcomes for the Alliance/Project and Metro. This is a permanent full-time opportunity. As an MTM employee, you will have access to free travel along the network.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Application of the Asset Allocation and Transfer Procedure, with a good understanding of the relevant legislations timelines and deliverables negotiations with stakeholders in the Alliance/Project, across Metro and with various council, regulatory and government representatives
  • Develop and present key documents such as the Asset Transfer Register, Ultimate Land Plans and Asset Allocation Drawings relevant to each phase of the project lifecycle. Incorporating variations in scope, planning, design, construction, implementation, change and risk management, completions, TOC development and submissions.
  • Support the development, delivery management, and review of progress and procedure against plans to ensure they are on schedule and take effective remedial action as required.
  • Support the identification, engagement and maintenance of strong relationships with key stakeholders across the Alliance/Project, externally and within Metro to ensure that beneficial relationships are developed and maintained
  • Represent Metro positively in the Alliance, the community and relevant government and industry bodies
  • Monitor the delivery of allocated Projects focusing on design, construction, program, asset allocation, land access, completions, and community and stakeholder relations.
  • Provide advice to the Asset Allocation Lead by identifying and managing issues and risks including technical design elements, stakeholder relations aspects and prepare a work program to keep internal stakeholders informed regarding precinct issues.
  • Support the stakeholder engagement process by working to facilitate outcomes that address stakeholder requirements and issues.
  • Review design drawings in conjunction with construction method statements and other documentation issued by the project, liaising with MRPA’S subject matter experts where required.

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering or equivalent
  • Experience with reviewing Engineering Drawings and identifying Assets is a must
  • Good understanding of Design Drawings together with construction method statements and other documentation
  • Experience in constructing & delivering multiple projects - Preferably Victorian Rail Projects
  • Strong communication skills & the ability to multi-task multiple projects
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling

Why work for Metro?

When you work at Metro, you don’t only get to work with amazing people and trains, you get to bring your best self to work every day and do the work you love.

  • Attractive Remuneration: Excellent pay package with laptop & mobile phone;
  • Career Progression: Career development support and opportunities to learn new skills within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Vibrant and Ambitious Team: A collaborative team of passionate people who are dedicated to delivering projects that improve the safety and reliability of Melbourne’s rail network
  • Permanent Opportunity: Our ongoing involvement in the exciting pipeline of major rail projects
  • Benefits: Free Myki travel across Victoria
  • Work-Life Balance: We encourage flexibility and wellbeing; you will manage your own schedule and we will support you to thrive in your role. MTM supports flexible working arrangements.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the career you've developed to date and take it to the next level by making a tangible impact that matters. If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience, and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!

Please submit your application by COB 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.