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Technical Trainer - Rail Signalling Electrical

Advertiser: HRD Integrated ServicesMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Apr 2019
Melbourne, Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Education & Training, Workplace Training & Assessment

About the business

HRD Integrated Services, established in 2005, provides quality rail signal maintenance training in Victoria, and to an expanded client base in Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

The HRD training team is the longest serving and the national leader in electrical rail signalling training.

We also provide training in: Construction Induction (White card), Low Voltage Rescue (LVR), First Aid, CPR, rail labouring skills, graduate engineer signals technical knowledge, rail signal tester and test assistant, and High Voltage switching.

The rail industry has a significant rail signal skill shortage and training is currently at a high demand. We service many clients whose workforce supply the demands of: regular maintenance and faultfinding; systems design, systems testing. Our clients are local and interstate rail operators, major rail signalling project/alliances; interstate rail employers/recruiters; signalling manufacturers; and electrical rail signal construction sub contractors.

HRD has a history of training innovation to meet the needs of our industry. We value people with talent and challenge them to grow as professional trainers.

Are you the type of person who is currently employed in rail signalling, enjoys the latest in signalling technology? Looks outside the square? Looking for a better work-life balance? Enjoys working with others? Takes pride in seeing individuals soar as they leave training?  ... This may be the right career move for you!

The person we are looking for will be flexible in attitude, able to adapt to change and embrace online learning technology.

Never considered a trainer role? you'll be surprised how much you will learn about yourself and what others can learn from you.


NOTE: Please only apply if you are currently employed in Rail Signalling. We do not reply to applicants who do not meet this strict criteria.

About the role

The technical trainer:

1. Prepares for training delivery; checking resources and ensuring materials are right for delivery.

2. Provides both classroom and hands on competency based training in a safe training facility.

3. Supports both classroom based learners and online learners with achieving learning away from classrooms.

4. Monitors, reviews and assesses student progress providing guidance and feedback when needed.

5. Conduct on-job competency assessment to confirm skills meet the standard.

6. Monitors and reviews technical information to recommend learner information updates.

7. Keeps up to date with clients systems to ensure own knowledge is current and ready for classroom training.


Want to move out of the current shift work, get back your weekends, no more 10-12 hour days?

This is a Monday to Friday role, with some occasional shared out of hours work to meet the client need. The team shares an optional travel interstate training to support other clients.

Generous leave and salary conditions including:

a) 1 day/month rostered day off

b) 4 weeks annual leave, typically around Dec-Jan

HRD is family friendly, we offer:

a) Flexible hours to allow work-life balance

b) Melbourne based

c) Industry based pay and conditions

Skills and experience

Signal Maintenance Technician or Signal Electrician (mandatory) holding a Certificate IV in Electrical Rail Signalling (or equiv.) and (optional) Rail Signalling Supervisor / OIC / Workgroup Team Leader qualified

Rail Signal High Voltage operator (optional).

At least 10 years industry experience in rail signal installation and/or maintenance.

Certificate IV in training and assessment, or assessor skill-set only (optional), or willing to start and work toward completing.

Excellent communicator, both written and oral.

Ability to work automonously in a team environment.

Competent computer skills in MS Office

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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