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Title:  Operations Manager

Job Number:  5514

Melbourne, AU

Job Description

CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project.


CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction.


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop.


We are recruiting for a Testing and Commissioning Manager to drive the delivery and implementation of Testing & Commissioning activities in accordance with the Testing & Commissioning Management Plan and Contract Requirements. 


Responsibilities of the role include;


  • Ensure that the process of Testing & Commissioning preparation and execution is managed, planned, documented, resourced and executed meeting stakeholders’ technical requirements as defined by the contract documents, so as to meet project budget and program requirements.
  • Comprehensive Planning, Implementation and Management of all testing & commissioning and performance proving activities, Operator Training, to achieve handover of the Project to the Client.
  • Provide leadership and technical direction to project staff, design consultants, Sub Contractors, Project Managers, Technology Vendors to ensure testing & commissioning are taken into consideration throughout the delivery of the Project. 
  • Accurate forecasts of costs 
  • Identify risks to commissioning and implementation and apply control measures to the risks
  • Defines and leads the CYP D&C Testing & Commissioning strategy 
  • Prepares, implements, and revises as required the CYP D&C Testing & Commissioning Management Plan in compliance with the Contract requirements and with the CYP D&C Testing & Commissioning strategy
  • Reviews the Testing & Commissioning Management Plans when prepared by sub-contractors or suppliers
  • Develops required commissioning documentation (Organization, Staffing, Programme, Schedules, Templates, Test procedures) in accordance with project requirements when falling in the scope of CYP D&C
  • Reviews required commissioning documentation (Organization, Staffing, Programme, Schedules, Templates, Test procedures) when falling in the scope of the subcontractors/vendors


To be successful in this key role, you must have:


  • Bachelor in Electrical, Mechanical, Automation or Building Engineering 
  • At least 10 years in the field of MEP and Railway Systems installation/testing & commissioning
  • At least one successful experience as T&C Manager 


CYP D&C companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success.


Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.