Signal Maintenance Technician

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


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?

  • Excellent remuneration - on average, MTM SMT’s earn in excess of $180K per year.

  • Relocation costs covered by us for successful interstate applicants.

  • 5 Weeks annual leave in your first year and an additional 5 ‘bonus days’ each year after.

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

  • Work for an award-winning rail operator in the heart of metropolitan Melbourne.

About the role:
As our Signalling Team continues to expand with the introduction of high-capacity Metro Trains, we’re seeking motivated, pro-active, and enthusiastic qualified Signal Maintenance Technician to perform reactive and preventative maintenance tasks across our diverse network.

Embracing change and demonstrating leadership skills should be at the forefront of your mind, as you’ll be driving performance through efficient use of recourses and commitment to quality outcomes.

You’ll install, repair and modify signalling equipment and infrastructure, and will be joining MTM at an exciting time as we expand and integrate more new and exciting projects, such as the Metro Tunnel Project!

Please note: Only qualified Signal Maintenance Technicians will be considered for this role.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attend to fault rectification tasks as allocated by Fault Officers,

  • Enter data to fault and maintenance management systems.

  • Install, repair and modify signalling equipment and infrastructure.

  • Advise at design stage on signalling projects impacting on Signal Maintenance activities.

  • Undertake complex and diverse maintenance of signalling equipment and systems.

  • Test and investigate signalling equipment and systems for compliance.

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

About you:

  • Certificate IV In Railway Signalling – mandatory.

  • Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.1.

  • First Aid and CPR certified.

  • Sound experience of train operating rules/procedures in relation to the functioning of signalling infrastructure.

  • Extensive knowledge and skills necessary to carry out a diverse range of technical duties within the Signals Maintenance Group.

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

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