Reliability Engineer X'Trapolis & Siemens

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


About us
At Metro Trains, we get you where you need to go. Connecting people and places is made possible by our people who make a positive difference to every journey.  We strive to reflect the community we serve and support the needs of our people who are critical to our success.  With Zero Harm at the foundation of everything we do, we want everyone to get home safely. We are one team, helping to connect and shape a better Melbourne. 

What you will be doing
As a Reliability Engineer, you will play a vital role in analysing, enhancing, and maintaining the reliability and availability of our X'Trapolis and Siemens trains. By identifying potential failures, implementing preventive measures, and developing strategies to minimise downtime, you will contribute to the efficient and uninterrupted operation of our train services. You will be based at our Epping depot and work from our other depots from time to time.


  • Analyse X'Trapolis and Siemens train faults, identifying potential reliability issues and areas for improvement.

  • Develop and implement tailored maintenance strategies to optimise the reliability and availability of these train models.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address technical issues and ensure effective solutions.

  • Monitor and analyse performance data and logs to identify trends and implement appropriate actions.

  • Conduct root cause analysis, develop strategies to prevent future failures, and improve overall performance.

  • Liaise with manufacturers and suppliers to address technical concerns and maintain optimal train performance.

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation, including maintenance procedures, troubleshooting guides, and reliability reports.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Reliability Engineer or in a similar role, preferably in the transportation industry.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with proficiency in root cause analysis and implementing effective solutions.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with cross-functional teams.

  • Familiarity with train systems and infrastructure is preferred.

Why Work at Metro Trains Melbourne?

Impactful Work: Make a significant impact on thousands of commuters' lives by improving the reliability and efficiency of train services.

Commitment to Safety: Join an organisation that prioritises safety for employees and passengers.

Career Development: Grow professionally, gain valuable experience, and take on increasing responsibilities.

Collaborative Environment: Work with diverse professionals, share knowledge, and build meaningful connections.

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy flexible work arrangements and support programs for a healthy work-life integration.

Diversity and Inclusion: Be part of an inclusive workplace culture that values diversity and respects all perspectives.

Employee Benefits: Enjoy competitive compensation packages, healthcare plans, opportunities for personal and professional development and a Free MyKi Card!

Join Metro Trains Melbourne for a fulfilling career, making a difference in transportation and benefiting from a supportive and rewarding work environment. At Metro Trains, we value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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