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Project Engineer

Apply now Job no: 494892
Work type: Full time
Location: All
Categories: Projects General, Rolling Stock Projects, Projects

About this role
• Be part of the world’s largest tram network;
• Iconic Melbourne brand
• Provide engineering services for the Rolling Stock Heavy Overhaul Program;

Keolis Downer is the proud operator of Yarra Trams, the oldest and largest light rail network in the world. Since 2009, Keolis Downer has significantly invested in Melbourne’s tram network and community.

As the operator of Yarra Trams, we bring our international expertise to Melbourne to ensure we deliver safer, more reliable passenger services and performance, while increasing the value of the tram network for Melburnians and the thousands of visitors to our city every day.

To support this, Yarra Trams requires the services of an experienced Project Engineer to provide engineering services for the Rolling Stock Heavy Overhaul Program (RSHOP) including development of overhaul scopes, issues management and process improvement initiatives.

What the role entails
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer to ensure the highest level of quality and safety in the delivery of the project to achieve the required outcomes for Yarra Trams and PTV.

Reporting to Engineering Manager, Major Projects the role involves:
• Providing or facilitating the development of scopes, designs, drawings, technical documentation, testing procedures for projects;
• Optimising processes and turnaround time to improve tram availability for service;
• Writing work packages and ensure proper work instructions are in place;
• Analysing the suitability of systems, processes and equipment and initiating and managing change using continuous improvement methodologies, as required;
• Assessing risks to the project and putting mitigations in place;
• Cost modelling and optioneering to support decision making.

What you will need for this role
To be successful in this role, you will have:
• Tertiary qualifications in a relevant Mechanical / Electrical Engineering discipline and/or associated experience in a Rolling Stock environment;
• Eligibility for membership or a member of Engineers Australia;
• Chartered Professional Engineering (CPEng) status would be highly regarded;
• Knowledge and proven experience in systems engineering and systems thinking
• Proven experience in delivering a package of work using internal and external resources;
• Understanding and experience in design optimisation and Design for Six Sigma (or lean manufacturing) methodologies;
• Exceptional ability to assess and design safe and cost-effective engineering solutions to complex technical problems;
• Competence in the use of PC’s, Microsoft Office and Maintenance Management Systems;
• Must hold current Victorian Driver’s license.

Interested? Click Apply Now. Only completed online application forms will be accepted.

Yarra Trams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity across our teams. In support of our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, we encourage candidates with a disability, of all ages and people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

Applications close: 6th August 2020

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