Project Officer

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:Eveleigh
Job Type:Full Time

Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $57.5b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy. We are also evolving, bringing together new and existing transport modes, cutting edge technologies and getting smarter at how we do it. We are changing to deliver more connected journeys, greater satisfaction and safer transport for our customers, both now and for the future.

The Customer Strategy & Technology division is focused on creating the future of mobility in NSW, and shaping a world-leading transport system for our customers and communities.

Evolving Transport


Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $57.5b investment into a truly game changing Future Transport strategy. We are also evolving, bringing together new and existing transport modes, cutting edge technologies and getting smarter at how we do it. We are changing to deliver more connected journeys, greater satisfaction and safer transport for our customers, both now and for the future.

The Division

The Customer Strategy & Technology division is focused on creating the future of mobility in NSW, and shaping a world-leading transport system for our customers and communities.

The opportunity


We have a permanent opportunity for a Project Officer to join Customer Payment Services branch within the Technology Operations unit soon to be based at Eveleigh while supporting flexible working. In this newly created role, this person will be responsible for overseeing the delivery and/or enhancement of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Operational Technology (OT) Network infrastructure, CCTV, Radio and other projects. The role involves contributing to the project schedule and activities throughout the project lifecycle, including concept design, planning, planning approval, tender, construction, project milestones/deliverables commissioning and handover.

In this uniquely small team, reporting to the Field Infrastructure Team Lead, the key focus will be providing high quality, confidential project and administrative technical services.


What you will be involved in

If successful some of your key responsibilities will be but are not limited to;

  • Providing technical oversite, design reviews, contractor oversite and management, including Site Acceptance testing and System integration testing
  • Providing project and operational support, including monitoring and reporting on project plans
  • Contributing to project schedules and activities throughout the project lifecycle
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues as they occur
  • Scope development and contractor management
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders to provide updates regarding project status and implementation issues
  • Work cooperatively and demonstrate a continuous improvement and growth mind-set by contributing and testing ideas for improving work practices, collaborating with internal and external business areas, to achieve objectives and work outcomes.

About you

You will have previously worked as a Technician or Project Support Officer in an operational team where you managed projects. This specialist position uniquely combines technical knowledge of ITS & operational support with day to day project management. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the above ITS technical activities and the ability to manage projects. Knowledge of networking principles (fibre), contract management & exceptional communication skills both written and verbal are essential to the success of this role.

Most importantly you will have a passion for achieving excellence in the delivery of projects in ITS, OT, CCTV and Radio technologies. You will demonstrate a great work ethic, provide high quality reports, analytics and identify continuous improvement opportunities. You will have proven experience working as a team player while possessing the autonomy to manage your own workload. A successful applicant will have a can-do attitude, a strong sense of urgency and a desire to constantly learn and evolve.

Note, this role may require you to work outside of normal business hours, participate in work onsite therefore a valid driving license is an essential requirements for this role.

Want to know more?

Please click here to view a copy of the Role Description. For any enquiries, please reach out to Jackie Brillas on 0466 102 162 or at Jackie.brillas@transport.nsw.gov.au

Salary and Benefits

Transport Grade 7 ($103,965 - $116,441) + Super

Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. At Transport for NSW, 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.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and address the questions in the application.

Close date: Sunday, 24 January 2021 at 11:59:00PM