Rail Operational Control Systems Design Engineer

Metro Trains

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/06/2019

Job Category:

Engineering / Rail

Job description:
  • MTM is part of an international rail family that operates services worldwide
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment supporting exciting MTM Projects
  • CBD based office

About Metro
Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) is a multi-award winning organisation and is dedicated in providing excellent service to the evolving needs of a growing city like Melbourne. With new infrastructure, technology, network expansion and increasing services to support our growing city and seeing our railway transform, it is an exciting time to be a part of the MTM team of over 5,500 members.

About the Position 
This is an exciting opportunity to join our design team where you will be responsible for the inception and implementation of technical design's across a number of key projects in the Metro trains world. Your expertise will be required with the following systems in mind:

  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
  • Security & Access Control
  • Passenger Information Displays (PIDS)
  • Public Address / Audio Frequency Induction Loop (PA/AFIL)
  • Customer Help Points (CHP)
  • Intruder Detection Systems
  • Telephony (VOIP) systems
  • Data / LAN systems
  • Lift monitoring
  • Pump monitoring
  • Communications/power cable pathways
  • Control Rooms
  • Equipment Rooms

Day to day you will be responsible for the following duties and tasks:

  • Coordinating with drafting resources within the team
  • Preparing design packages and reports
  • Undertake integration tasks, data configuration and issue resolution
  • Gather site data through site inspection and audit processes
  • Develop concept and detailed OCS / ICT design packs for site construction.
  • Work collaboratively and coordinating with Architects, Project  Engineers, Managers and building services design teams
  • Respecting standard and requirements, adhering to the MTM (and any other relevant) OCS Standards and Specifications
  • Liaise with and prepare work instructions for CAD Drafters to meet design objectives and deliver project documentation in a timely and efficient manner and ensure technical issues are resolved
  • Any other duties as required


About You
To be a successful applicant for this position, you will have at least 5 years prior experience working in multi-disciplinary design team(s) integrating systems / building services with architectural and structural disciplines. An Engineering Australia recognised tertiary qualification in Electrical, Telecommunications or Computer Systems is required.

You will have well-developed analytical and problem solving skills and take pride in your ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of the business and supplier organisations, both written and verbal.

Are you ready to be a part of the Metro Team? Apply Now!
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 5pm on 5th of April 2019.

At MTM we are passionate about safety and working as a team. All employees are instrumental in driving a 'Zero Harm' and 'One Team One Metro' mindset that is so critical to the continued success of an essential service to Melbourne.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please do note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.