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Senior Project Engineer

Advertiser: VicTrack3 out of 53.0 overall rating (24 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
8 Mar 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Engineering, Project Engineering

Senior Project Engineer

About the business

VicTrack owns Victoria's transport land, assets and infrastructure and works to protect and grow the value of the portfolio, to support a thriving transport system, and make travel and living better for Victorians.

With much of the asset portfolio dedicated to transport – our lands, infrastructure, trams and trains, and telecommunication networks – our focus is strategic asset management and supporting the delivery of better transport solutions. With a strong commercial focus we invest back into transport and communities, and support other non-commercial activities like community projects and environmental and heritage preservation.

About the role

The Project Engineer (Physical) is responsible for a diverse range of activities to assist in ensuring that VicTrack's Level Crossing Removal and MMRA Project Delivery Office delivers programmed activities in a professional manner, on time, to specification and on budget. Some responsibilities include: 

  • Prepare 'Request for Quotation' responses and project plans for works pertaining to the consolidation and relocation of existing copper and optical fibre cable and associated infrastructure.
  • Prepare and/or alter relevant technical and operational documentation required as a result of LXR Project activities. 
  • Chair regular team meetings and provide verbal and written project status information to Project Director.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities required to capture, verify, enter or amend all necessary data associated with the physical infrastructure affected by this project.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and SMEs to organise required inputs and outputs, reviews in a timely manner.
  • Be the key interface between proponents, alliance representatives and key stakeholders
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to the LXR PDO Project Director.
  • Report all safety related incidents, identified hazards and mitigating actions to the team meetings. 

Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualification in a Telecommunications/Civil Engineering / project management discipline or equivalent

Skills and experience

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in telecommunications/project management/civil field environments
  • Minimum 8 – 10 years' experience working in operational networks
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of communications copper and optical fibre cable network infrastructure and installation methods
  • Proven experience in technical documentation preparation and management
  • Experience working in the Transport sector and associated Government entities
  • Forming and maintaining relationships
  • Exposure to operations occurring in an industrially sensitive environment
  • Financial management or cost control experience
  • Demonstrated capability of leading and meeting set deliverables on time and on budget
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Exposure to quality management systems and processes

Why work for us

You will work with a motivated and supportive team of specialists throughout the organisation. A range of training and development options are available to help you grow and develop your career.

To apply

Please download a full position description from our website: www.victrack.com.au

Applications for this career opportunity are invited from Australian Citizens or residents with the right to work in Australia by using the “apply for this job” button below. Please attach a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience for this position.

Offer of employment is strictly subject to successful background (pre-employment screening) and criminal records checks

Closing Date: COB 29th March

VicTrack is an equal opportunity and human rights employer.

Please note recruitment agencies will not be engaged in this process.

About the business

VicTrack owns Victoria's transport land, assets and infrastructure and works to protect and grow the value of the portfolio, to support a thriving transport system, and make travel and living better for Victorians.

With much of the asset portfolio dedicated to transport – our lands, infrastructure, trams and trains, and telecommunication networks – our focus is strategic asset management and supporting the delivery of better transport solutions. With a strong commercial focus we invest back into transport and communities, and support other non-commercial activities like community projects and environmental and heritage preservation.

About the role

The Project Engineer (Physical) is responsible for a diverse range of activities to assist in ensuring that VicTrack's Level Crossing Removal and MMRA Project Delivery Office delivers programmed activities in a professional manner, on time, to specification and on budget. Some responsibilities include: 

  • Prepare 'Request for Quotation' responses and project plans for works pertaining to the consolidation and relocation of existing copper and optical fibre cable and associated infrastructure.
  • Prepare and/or alter relevant technical and operational documentation required as a result of LXR Project activities. 
  • Chair regular team meetings and provide verbal and written project status information to Project Director.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities required to capture, verify, enter or amend all necessary data associated with the physical infrastructure affected by this project.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and SMEs to organise required inputs and outputs, reviews in a timely manner.
  • Be the key interface between proponents, alliance representatives and key stakeholders
  • Provide regular reports and feedback to the LXR PDO Project Director.
  • Report all safety related incidents, identified hazards and mitigating actions to the team meetings. 

Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualification in a Telecommunications/Civil Engineering / project management discipline or equivalent

Skills and experience

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in telecommunications/project management/civil field environments
  • Minimum 8 – 10 years' experience working in operational networks
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of communications copper and optical fibre cable network infrastructure and installation methods
  • Proven experience in technical documentation preparation and management
  • Experience working in the Transport sector and associated Government entities
  • Forming and maintaining relationships
  • Exposure to operations occurring in an industrially sensitive environment
  • Financial management or cost control experience
  • Demonstrated capability of leading and meeting set deliverables on time and on budget
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Exposure to quality management systems and processes

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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