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Training Officer

VIC, AU, 3006


About this role

  • Be part of the world’s largest tram network
  • A Melbourne icon
  • Design, deliver and evaluate technical training


Keolis Downer is the proud operator of Yarra Trams, the oldest and largest light rail network in the world. Since 2009, Keolis Downer has significantly invested in Melbourne’s tram network and community. 
As the operator of Yarra Trams, we bring our international expertise to Melbourne to ensure we deliver safer, more reliable passenger services and performance, while increasing the value of the tram network for Melburnians and the thousands of visitors to our city every day.
To support this, Yarra Trams is looking for an experienced Training Officer to design, deliver and evaluate technical training for Rolling Stock Tram Maintainers.

What the role entails
This position is a great opportunity for an experienced Training Officer to contribute to and improve the competency of our Tram Maintainers.
Reporting to the Rolling Stock Training Manager, the role specifically involves: 

  • Assisting in the development a technical training program (assess current status, assist with prioritisation and program development)
  • Developing technical training packages and assessments to ensure a competent tram maintainer workforce
  • Delivering training packages and assessments in classrooms and workshops to determine competence
  • Identifying skills gaps and work with the team the Rolling Stock function to provide feedback and ensure continuous improvement


What you will need for this role
To be successful in this opportunity, you will have:

  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in a workshop environment in electrical, electronic or mechanical trade will be highly regarded but not mandatory
  • Demonstrated experience in creating & delivering training packages, training plans and assessments
  • Demonstrated experience of collaborating with technical SMEs to produce training materials
  • Knowledge and understanding of training needs analysis and evaluation processes
  • High attention to detail, particularly in relation to maintaining training records
  • Strong focus on service delivery, good time management skills, ability to work semi autonomously whilst ensuring safe working practices
  • Sound understanding and application of adult learning principles
  • Willingness to work from multiple locations, depending on business needs and training demands


Interested? Click ‘Apply’ to apply for this vacancy. Only completed online application forms will be accepted. 
The selection process for this role will include pre-employment checks, including probity (Police) and medical check.

COVID19 Vaccination Compliance
Please note: In line with the recent government Covid19 regulation changes, all permitted workers and return to office workers are required to be fully vaccinated unless they have a legitimate and lawful exemption. Evidence of your Covid19 digital vaccination certificate will be required unless an exemption applies. You will be provided with the relevant information and compliance dates, during the recruitment process.
Yarra Trams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity across our teams. In support of our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, we encourage candidates with a disability, of all ages and people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.
Applications close:   7th December 2021

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