Principal OHW Engineer


    The Public Transport Authority of Western Australia (PTA), is an innovative Government Agency and a highly sought-after employer offering once in a lifetime opportunities to work on major rail infrastructure projects. The PTA is looking for qualified and experienced engineers and transport professionals to help grow and maintain the state’s public transport network.
    In addition to maintaining the existing network the Government has recently commenced a major program of rail projects named METRONET with the aim of updating & extending the Perth metropolitan rail network and is looking for experienced rail engineers across a number of disciplines to help deliver these exciting phases of work
    We are looking to hear from Principal OHW Engineers interested in emigrating to Australia, this role is responsible for the provision of specialist technical advice on the design and construction of overhead line equipment (OLE) for 25kVac electrified railway.
    A key aspect of the role is to prepare scope of work and participate in the review of design and construction of overhead systems for new electrified railway projects and for modifications to existing systems. The role also requires review and inspection of works during construction and providing assurance to PTA’s nominated electrical Project Engineer that the overhead systems are safe and fit for purpose.
    We are looking for an experienced professional engineer with a degree in electrical, mechanical or civil engineering as recognised by the Institute of Engineers Australia OR a minimum of 10 years demonstrated experience in design of OLE for 25kVac railway environment.

    If you’re looking to make a lifestyle change and take the next step in your career and live and work in one of the world’s most liveable cities offering wonderful professional opportunities and the best quality of life in Australia, then “apply now”, for the role. Please also confirm you are happy with the salary bandings for the role you are applying for, what your notice period is with your current employer and what steps (if any) you have previously taken in relation to emigration to Australia.
    The PTA offers sponsorship and a relocation package for candidates who meet the criteria and wish to relocate from overseas.

    We apologise but only suitably qualified individuals will be contacted