Project Manager Ocs

Metro Trains

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 1/6/2019

  • Career development opportunities.
  • Great team culture.
  • High-profile rail projects.
Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) is a multi-award winning organisation and we pride ourselves on our team of high performing professionals who are talented, inclusive and safety focused. We are currently seeking an OCS Project Manager for work on our Level Crossing Removal Project. This large-scale project will benefit train users, pedestrians, cyclists and drivers by improving safety, reducing congestion and enabling more frequent train services. In this role, you will provide effective project management of the communications works on MTM Projects. This will include managing the new and existing copper and fibre optic communication requirements as part of the project scope. Please note, the candidates who are shortlisted for this role will be contacted in January 2019. Accountabilities:
  • Plan, organise, direct and monitor assigned projects to ensure their completion on time and within budget, with all project risks mitigated to minimise their effect on train operations whilst ensuring that construction standards are maintained and conform to applicable safety, reliability and quality standards.
  • Accountable for the effective project management of assigned projects which includes scope, planning, costing, design, construction, testing, commissioning and commercial management.
  • Lead the Project Team (both direct staff and external support) and provide direction in the delivery of the Project.
  • Manage contracts, and Contractors, engaged to deliver the project, including contract administration, ensuring that all contractual requirements are met and that the Project is delivered on site.
  • Consult with external agencies on critical issues that impact on projects, and achieve agreement on the most appropriate course of action that meets pre-determined objectives
  • Provide specialist support on technical aspects of the project and liaise with nominated external specialist support resources.
  • Evaluate industry responses in conjunction with the designated evaluation team and select preferred suppliers.
To be successful in the role, your previous experience will include:
  • Extensive experience on rail based projects.
  • Experience in the management and/or maintenance of rail infrastructure on rail based projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in the engineering principles of planning and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of engineering report preparation techniques.
  • Experience in engineering projects with demonstrated associated engineering techniques, acquired knowledge and achievements.
  • Ability to cope with competing demands and a significant volume of work.
  • Ability to estimate and implement direct costing to user briefs, technical requirements and safety.
  • Ability to implement and monitor the company quality system.
  • Ability to prepare a tender design and recognise the common conditions of contractual terms, documentation, and tendering bid process.
Why work for Metro?
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Growing employer with exciting project work in the pipeline.
  • Free public transport in Victoria.
This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career and make a tangible impact on Melbourne’s rail infrastructure. If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you! Please submit your application by COB Friday 11 January, 2019. 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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