First listed on: 11 June 2018

Risk & Human Factors Advisor

  • Provide governance and assurance of the corporate fatigue risk management program
  • MTM is part of an international rail family that operates services worldwide
  • Includes a Myki Card for free Public Transport in Victoria
About Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM)

We operate and maintain Melbourne’s Metropolitan train network. Successfully transporting over 400,000 passengers per day is achieved by our large dedicated workforce. With multiple large projects being completed, we continually work hand-in-hand with all external businesses involved to ensure that new assets comply with the standards we set.

"At Metro Trains, there is nothing more important to us than the safety of our employees, our passengers and the public.  Safety is defined as a core value of Metro, and to achieve this, everyone must understand their individual safety responsibilities. Our ultimate objective is to promote the vision, “A safer railway for everyone, every day.” – Dr Todd Bentley, Executive Director of Safety, Engineering & Environment

The Position

Reporting to the Manager Human Factors Integration & Change this position provides support in the development and delivery of human factors activities across the MTM business. The role will provide governance and assurance of the corporate fatigue risk management program. It will also involve the application of broader human factors tools and methods to support projects and change events impacting the metropolitan rail network. .


Whilst a postgraduate qualification in human factors, organisational psychology or an equivalent discipline is preferred, the successful candidate will have experience in fatigue risk management within rail or another similar safety critical industry. They’ll also be familiar with, and preferably experienced in, human factors integration and the application of HF tools and methods.

Previously they would have also worked within a large organisation, developing policy that reflects the risks and requirements of a wide range of roles. This position’s success will be assisted through the development of strong relationships with multiple business units.

There’ll also be an opportunity to further develop your capability in human factors integration.

  • All Metro Employees receive a free Myki pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Metro supports work/life balance with opportunities to work from home on occasion
  • Have a great impact on programs that will directly improve Melbourne’s suburban rail network whilst ensuring these developments do not come as a cost to our safe and cost-effective delivery of services

Ready to apply?

Please submit your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’ before 11am Monday 25th June 2018. Please direct all queries to Ben George, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0437 025 786.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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