Traffic Engineering Officer in Training

NSW Government

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/10/2018

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Urban Design / Town Planning

Job description:
  • Career development opportunity to make your mark!
  • Great work life balance, located in Parramatta / Newcastle
  • 2x positions available - Full Time Limited Duration up to 48 months

The Opportunity
Opportunity to develop and gain experience in Traffic Engineer by joining us as a Traffic Engineer in Training.

You will be given the chance to resolve different traffic engineering challenges, coordinating inputs from other technical disciplines and stakeholders in order to resolve complex traffic, safety and temporary works issues. 

As a Traffic Engineer in Training you’ll be working full time for Roads and Maritime for four years and completing an on-line Associate Degree in Engineering.

We are looking for a self-motivated, committed and collaborative individual who has proven analytical, research and problem solving skills which will be supported by effective oral and written communication capabilities. 

It is essential that you attain an ATAR of 70 or above in your HSC and apply for the Associate Degree in Engineering (choose course code 7022) at Western Sydney University. 

You will need to provide evidence of your acceptance into the course if you are successful for this position.

For more information on this position, view the position description here.

About us
Roads and Maritime Services is one of Australia's leading public sector agencies, with more than 5,800 employees and an annual budget of $6.5 billion. 

As part of Transport for NSW we are responsible for implementing strategic and essential frontline services to the people of NSW who use roads, harbours and waterways. 

We improve the movement of people by various transport modes, including public transport (bus and ferry), cycling and walking, as well as motor vehicles. We also deliver initiatives to improve the movement of goods on the freight network, by improving accessibility and infrastructure, with a focus on reliability, productivity and safety initiatives.

We offer diverse and challenging career opportunities for professional and technical specialists, trades, and people interested in making a difference to transport operations and road safety in New South Wales. 

When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you become part of a forward-thinking organisation that will offer you generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills.

As the key agency in NSW for road safety, traffic management and planning, road building and maintenance, we want our staff to reach their full potential.

Remuneration package – RMS USS Grade 2 ($52,160 – $56,556) plus employers contribution to superannuation, plus annual leave loading

Our commitment to Diversity
Great people come from all walks of life and at Transport for NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.

Our commitment to Flexibility
At Roads and Maritime, we know that flexibility works. It helps us develop effective, committed and high-performing teams and also enables us all to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

We have a range of flexible options available including part time work, job sharing, working remotely from different locations and variable start and finish times. 

How to apply
Click on APPLY button. For further information, please visit our internet site Roads & Maritime or to view the Applicant Information Pack please click on links provided.

For any enquiries, please contact Soumaya Benyassine on 0434 735 560 and quote 00006JST.

Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 28 October 2018

Key Application Responses

  • Higher School Certificate sufficient to provide entry to a nominated Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Evidence of self-motivation and organising skills with proven initiative
  • Evidence of achieving goals by working cooperatively as part of a team
  • Proven analytical, research and problem solving skills and aptitude to learn new concepts
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in oral and written communication