Principal Engineer, Fire (Pse)

Rail Projects Victoria

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 5/17/2019

Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV). Rail Projects Victoria, Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (RPV, MTIA) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the development and delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, future Melbourne Airport Rail Link and a portfolio of other rail projects. RPV, MTIA is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning.

About the opportunity

RPV, MTIA, is seeking to engage a Principal Engineer, Fire. The Principal Engineer, Fire is a technical role within the project's Engineering and Assurance team, within the System Integration Group. This role will provide specialist advice and guidance on fire engineering issues including for tunnel, underground station and above ground building environments across Rail Projects Victoria's project portfolio including to the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival and soon, the Melbourne Airport Link.

Reporting to the Deputy Director Engineering Assurance this role will work closely with technical advisors, internal work packages and external stakeholders to ensure fire engineering designs are fully integrated with other disciplines. This role will undertake fire engineering design reviews of technical documentation produced by technical advisors or delivery contractors against the standards and contract requirements and drive timely resolution of key technical issues. The role will also assist with development of appropriate fire engineering requirements for Projects under development.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will have a bachelor level or higher qualification in mechanical engineering, with experience working within large transport infrastructure projects, including tunnel projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career. If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter, CV and response to Key Selection Criteria. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Julia Grbac, HR Manager on 03 9027 5796 .

Applications close 11:59 pm - Sunday 2 June 2019.

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