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Title:  Third Party Works Officer

Job Number:  2599

Mayfield, AU

Job Description

From humble beginnings 70 years ago, John Holland has been driving positive change in Australia, and is now one of the nation’s leading infrastructure and property companies. We work in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia offering services from infrastructure and property development, to rail and building. By finding solutions to complex challenges, we transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


John Holland manages the prestigious Country Regional Network (CRN) which makes us the first accredited private rail transport operator of a government owned heavy rail network in NSW, and one of only three accredited managers of public rail infrastructure in the State. The scope involves the operation, management and upgrade of country railway lines across NSW including 2,700km of operational freight and passenger lines, and 3,100km of non-operational lines.


We are currently seeking a highly analytical individual with strong communication skills to take on the position of Third Party Works Officer within our team based in Mayfield, NSW.  The purpose of this role is to manage the process of Third Party applications enabling external parties to access and conduct works/activities on the CRN. This opportunity would be perfect for an engineer looking to take on an office based role that can offer some flexibility. 


Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Provide reviews of technical plans and drawings associated with applications to assess compliance to CRN Engineering standards
  • Assess the degree to which applications comply with John Holland Rail CRN requirements
  • Liaise directly with internal and external professionals (engineers, design consultants, other organisation principals) as a means of providing efficient resolution to application issues
  • Identify and recognise risks prior to work commencing and communicate to relevant stakeholders to ensure all risks and management options are identified
  • Ensure that all recommendations are documented, evidenced and supported by the appropriately qualified stakeholders
  • Ensure all activities comply with legal, professional and ethical standards

To be successful in this key role, it is preferable that you have;

  • An engineering background with experience in an engineering environment
  • Previous experience working with design or construction projects within Rail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • The ability to analyse and problem solve with strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate


John Holland is up for the challenge of transforming lives.


We work hard to attract and retain the best employees, and we provide opportunities for rich career experiences, and a strong framework for on-going career development. 


We are committed to building, valuing and promoting diversity and inclusiveness across John Holland. At John Holland we understand that our greatest resource is our people. We pride ourselves on being a market leader in targeting training, career development and remuneration. We provide long-term career options within an equal opportunity workplace where we recognise the importance of flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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