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Work Group Leader - Signal Electrical

Organisation/Entity:  Sydney Trains
Job Category:  Human Resources & Recruitment
Job Location: 

Auburn, NSW, AU, 2144

Job Ref No:  69186
Employment Type:  Permanent Full-Time
Salary Range:  $94301.0-$94301.0

About us


At Sydney Trains, our rail services keep Sydney moving by putting our customers at the centre of everything we do. We work with our local communities to deliver safe, timely and efficient rail services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our trains and network are evolving to meet the needs of our customers now and well into the future. We’re continuing to integrate technological innovations that help us deliver a smarter and more sustainable network.


About the Team


Major Works is the major brownfield construction hub at Sydney Trains. Providing Engineering and Maintenance work across the Sydney Trains Network. We're modernising the state's metropolitan rail infrastructure in partnership with Transport for NSW and the private sector.


The Opportunities


We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Leader Signal Electrical to be a part of our Major Works team within Sydney Trains in Clyde. These positions play a key role in the work allocation of a Signal Work Group and to assist in meeting agreed specifications and scope of works in an effective manner. These positions will report to the Team Manager, whilst supporting the Team Leader Signal Electrical to deliver all aspects of projects required. 


As the WGL Signal Electrical you will manage the delivery of works while maintaining the safe operation and security of equipment and resources. In addition you will ensure staffs are competent and confident to perform their role and provide effective coaching and leadership to maintain high standards of staff performance. 


This role rostered shift working including night shifts, weekends, public holidays.

You will be required to live away from home on occasions to help us manage your safety and fatigue.


About you


We are looking for a Work Group Leader who is competent, accredited and a qualified Signals Electrician.


Ideally you will be a PO2 OR if not, you are willing to obtain this within 12 months of commencing the role.


In addition, you must be able to demonstrate frontline supervisory skills, good diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with strong communication and collaboration skills.


Salary and Benefits


AVP 4.4 ($94,301 P.A + super + shift penalties + overtime + leave loading + allowances) 


Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:


  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Applicable Shift Allowances and Penalty Rates
  • Position available in Clyde




Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

Please download and read the Position Descriptiobefore applying.

How to apply


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.


For any enquiries, please contact Jacqueline Agyei on


Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake and pass background checks inclusive of, category 1 medical, criminal record checks etc. 


Applications close: Sunday 11:59pm, 10th July 2022.


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We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Jacqueline Agyei at JACQUI.AGYEI@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.



We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.



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Our COVIDSafe Measures Policy

All Transport for NSW workers are required to have:

  • appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • an approved medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

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