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Title:  Track Force Protection Coordinators

Job Number:  13064

Kensington, AU

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  
From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.
While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?


About the Role

We are looking to bring on multiple experienced Track Force Protection Coordinators to our major rail projects based in Melbourne. We are looking for reliable and motivated candidates who are already highly skilled and experienced in overseeing and implementing Safeworking Protection and practices on a project.

These Full-time roles will further expand John Holland’s rail capabilities and solidify John Holland as Australia’s premier rail contractor.


Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Undertake Track Force Protection Coordinator duties including assessing worksites and applying appropriate protection methods.
  • Ensure in field delivery teams adhere to network rules and operating procedures 
  • Assist in planning worksite protection activities in conjunction with workgroup supervisors
  • Supervising safeworkers including Handsignallers and TFPCs
  • Undertake hazard assessments and produce worksite protection plans
  • Provide input during risk assessments involving rail safety aspects
  • Be available to work a rotating roster including afternoon/nightshift and weekends
  • Be available to work across multiple project locations and also Rail Infrastructure Services if required


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

  • Current Category 1 Rail Medical
  • Proficient qualifications in the safe working grades of TFPC 3.1, TFPC 3.2 and/or TFPC 3.3 (TFPC 3.1 encouraged to apply)
  • Construction Induction Competency (Red/White card)
  • Permit to Work Recipient (PTW) and First Aid Certificate (Level II) VIC would also be highly regarded but not essential
  • Basic understanding of Rail Safety National Law (RSNL) and Workplace Health and Safety (WHS)


If you are wanting a change from the casual nature of safe working employment with the sub-contractors, we can provide an environment where personal growth is a priority and opportunities to diversify your skill set are regularly available. As part of the John Holland safeworking team you will have a legitimate pathway from Track Force Protection Coordinator to Rail Safety Professional while being supported by a dedicated management team. 

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.