Rail Lead Tester

  • 3 year project

  • FIFO or Residential 5:2 4:3 roster, 40 hours per week

  • Join a global leader in the mining and resources sector

About the Role

WorkPac are seeking a Locomotive Battery Lead Tester for an exciting new project based with our client, Rio Tinto's Rail Maintenance division. Working within an integrated team (Rail&Sustaining Capital), you will ensure alignment to the project schedule and quality expectations that strives to meet the PoC objectives. You will be the primary interface with the Sustaining Capital and AutoHaul commissioning teams.

The Rail 2040 Strategy team is leading a study to determine options available to decarbonise our railway. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team delivering the Battery Electric Locomotive (BEL) Proof of Concept (PoC). The Lead Tester will have responsibility for the development, safe execution, and satisfactory completion of the testing activities.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated individual with a passion for rail and decarbonisation. Highly developed collaboration and teamwork skills with previous experience working successfully with cross functional teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development and quality assurance of the PoC test plan

  • Executing testing, planning and logistics, deployment and commissioning activities

  • Overall coordination of the test team resources

Skills and Experience

  • In depth knowledge of supply chain operations and/or railway operations

  • Previous experience delivering complex testing activities and proficiency in testing controls and principals and documentation of results

  • Leadership experience delivering project in brownfields and operational environments

  • Understanding of system principles and safety assurance requirements of the testing and commissioning of safety critical systems

  • Time management skills with a proven track record of delivering schedule-based outcomes

  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement, influencing, and facilitation skills

  • Technical experience in either Locomotive traction systems, charging infrastructure and related control systems or safety-critical operational and control systems

  • Tertiary education in Engineering

  • Planning and Scheduling background

  • Previous experience in Railway

  • Locomotive commissioning experience

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site specific Health and Safety requirements.

Reference Number 7469J20232805

How to Apply

Click onto the 'Apply' button or for more information, please contact WorkPac Principal Consultant - Racquel Clibbens on (02) 4927 7795 or and quote the above reference number.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Rail Lead Tester
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Port Hedland, Karratha & Pilbara, Regional WA
Industry: Engineering Mining, Oil and Gas
Job expiry: 2023-03-01
Reference: 7469J20232805


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