Electrical Designer - Trainee

Last updated 11 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions.

We are responsible for strategy, planning, policy, regulation, funding allocation and other non-service delivery functions for all modes of transport in NSW including road, rail, ferry, light rail, point to point, regional air, cycling and walking.
We focus on improving the customer experience and contract public and private operators to deliver customer-focused transport services on our behalf.

We also lead the procurement of transport infrastructure and oversee delivery through project delivery offices and industry delivery partners.

  • Get hands on training whilst being paid to complete a nationally recognised qualification
  • Opportunity to make a real impact, shaping the future of NSW
  • 2 x fixed term, full time positions available (up to 48 months)
  • Positions are centrally located in PARRAMATTA

Why Transport for NSW?

At Transport for NSW we’re focused on getting people to where they need to go. We’re building brand new infrastructure – roads, bridges, tunnels and more to connect communities, from Newcastle on the east coast to Broken Hill in the west and everywhere in between.

Our Regional and Outer Metropolitan division engages with our customers and communities. We connect regional NSW with safe and tailored transport choices, and contribute to strong economic growth and sustainability across the state.

We are a division with big responsibilities and ambitions for making regional NSW a better place to live, work and enjoy. We take a holistic view of regional transport. We plan, build and operate our transport network and services with our customer in mind. We improve the efficiency, reliability and safety of transport within and between regional cities and centres.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Designer in Training to develop and gain experience in Electrical Design by joining Transport for NSW.

You will be given the opportunity to work on Traffic Signal design, street lighting design and be required to prepare electrical designs for our major road infrastructure projects. With support from experienced designers you will contribute to the management of technical risk in electrical design to improve design outcomes.

As an Electrical Designer in Training you’ll be working full time for Transport for NSW for four years while completing Associate Degree in Engineering (Electrical) with Western Sydney University, The College.

What we Offer

  • Our Trainee Program is a four year program that combines full time paid work and part time study.
  • You will gain on the job practical experience whilst completing your Associate Degree (Electrical) in partnership with Western Sydney University.
  • There will be potential for a career with NSW Transport once you compete the program successfully.
  • The salary for this position is USS 2 -3 ($54,801 - $63,093) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.

About you

You are self-motivated, committed and collaborative individual who is able to analyse, research and solve problems, supported by effective oral and written communication capabilities.

It is essential that you are eligible to apply for the Associate Degree in Engineering (Electrical) (choose course code 7022) at Western Sydney University, The College. Please click link for more information and or to register.

Want to know more

Please download and read the Position Description and the Information Pack before applying.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 27th September 2020

Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

For any enquiries, please email Angela Petrou at Angela.Petrou@transport.nsw.gov.au

Apply today to register your interest!

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us