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Senior Engineer Telecom Systems

Safety Environment & Regulation | Posted 7-06-2021

Australia (Telecommunications)

About us

Transport for NSW is delivering an unprecedented $72.2bn 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.

About the team

The Safety, Environment and Regulation (SER) division leads policy, strategy, standards, advice and support across safety, environment, sustainability, asset management and regulatory outcomes for customers, community and our people (including contractors). SER provides ‘centres of excellence’ with a critical mass of expertise to support line accountability, facilitate consistency and provide assurance across the transport. It also delivers a range of regulatory programs.

The Asset Management centre of excellence leads and enables transport service outcomes for customers and communities through effective whole of life asset management to ensure the safe, effective and efficient movement of people and goods across our network.

The opportunity

You will be managing and developing changes to engineering standards relating to telecommunication systems assets across the TfNSW cluster: including specialist technical advice and technical application including the development of standards documentation, advising on research, asset management practices and assurance processes relating to assets.

What you will be involved in

You will provide technical input and provide asset management advice on the management of multi-modal technical standards (including concessions and non-conformances against compliance requirements) to enable the safe, reliable, and cost-effective management of assets. Monitoring and assessing risk implications of any changes to standards, technologies, practices or deviations you will add insight to proposals and business cases for submission and approval to ensure the integrity of the Transport network is maintained. Externally you will be collaborating with stakeholders and peak body industries, delivery partners to ensure at all times a best for Transport approach.

About you

An engineer with demonstrated expertise in Telecom Systems, you will have an in-depth understanding of the codes of practice, standards, regulatory legislation to the operations, design, and maintenance for Telecom Systems. you will be consultative in your approach when delivering technical advice and direction to various stakeholders within Transport or to our external partners. The ability to perform advanced investigations and present findings with in-depth analusis will play a key part to deliver the best results for our customers.

Want to know more?


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!

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/>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 welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation.

Salary and Benefits

This is a Professional Engineers Grade C between $135,898 – $152,204 per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer any application questions.

Need help?

For any enquiries, please contact Josh Ring at