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Structures Inspector

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 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 for Metro Trains?

  • Receive a freeMyki Pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria!
  • Excellent remuneration, with great career development opportunities.
  • Work in a growing team of supportive, down to earth individuals.
  • Access a wide range of corporate discounts, including gym offers

About the position:

As our Structures Inspector, you’ll plan and safely carry out inspections and investigations of structures across the MTM network, capturing asset condition data which will then inform reactive maintenance and renewals programs.

You’ll complete visual inspections of our structural assets, working to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our network by championing attention to detail, efficiency, and communication, relying on blend of pragmatism and teamwork to make quality of work and safety your key focus.

This position will have ongoing Monday-Friday 7.5 hour shifts, and will require your flexibility for ad hoc night shifts and overtime as required.

Main duties include:

  • Complete Visual inspections of structural assets in a safe and timely manner.
  • Accurately capture and convey information, such as inspection reports, defect and fault reporting, incident reporting, access requests and planning.
  • Plan inspections in co-ordination with the Production Manager and Technical Leads, prioritising works and optimising time on track.
  • Plan and conduct inspections through asset data systems such as GIS.
  • Ensure all input into asset management systems is accurate/competed in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to the Technical Maintenance Plan frequencies and inspection schedules, ensuring compliance and zero overdue Prescribed Preventative Maintenance tasks.

About you:

  • Experience as an inspector or maintainer in a relevant field – mandatory.
  • Understanding of structures and its condition assessment by visual inspection for identification of critical maintenance and safety issues.
  • Planning/scheduling skills, with ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Understanding of operational railway and safe working practices.
  • Good report writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient on MS Suite, with experience using GIS and asset management systems.
  • Current Australian driver’s licence, with ability to drive manual.

Ready to apply? Great!

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!

Click to submit your application by COB Friday 22nd September 2023.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer that 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.