Organisation: Public Transport Authority of Western Australia
Location: Perth, Australia

The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be recognised as a leader in providing world-class public transport services and solutions. As a fast growing economy, Western Australia’s public transport system is recognised as the best in Australia and is one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world. Rail transport is vital for our continued success and growth through our many projects including METRONET to meet the public’s needs and expectations. Moving millions of people needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for suitably qualified people with demonstrated in-depth field experience in signalling systems in a railway safety environment. Depending on the position, successful applicants will have specific experience that includes designing, constructing, commissioning, maintaining and/or fault finding of modern signalling and train control systems.

The Roles

The Network and Infrastructure division currently have three Level 5 vacancies and two Level 6 vacancies to fill within the Signals branch at the PTA. They are as follows:

  • Level 6 Senior Signals Systems Engineer - Fixed term contract until Jan 2023
  • Level 6 Senior Signals Engineer - Permanent appointment
  • Level 5 Signals Engineer - Permanent appointment
  • Level 5 Signals System Engineer – Permanent appointment
  • Level 5 Rail Systems Engineer – Permanent appointment

The PTA offer an attractive immigration and relocation package to the recommended candidate.

Further Information

Please contact Chetan Watel, Signalling Engineering Manager on +618 9326 2126 for specific information about the role.



Applicants are advised of the Western Australian Government’s recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA (including Public Transport). Applicants will be required to be vaccinated to be eligible for employment. More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.