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Title:  RAM Lead

Job Number:  8327

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

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

John Holland are looking for a suitably qualified specialist to join its Rail Division as its Reliability, Availability & Maintainability (RAM) Lead.

While the work will initially be primarily on Victoria-based rail projects, you will be part of the nationwide John Holland Rail Engineering & Integration (REI) team and there will be an expectation that the successful candidate will lead the John Holland Rail corporate RAM function as well as providing expert advice and guidance on RAM issues on tenders and projects as well as John Holland’s operations & maintenance across Australia.

The core objective of this role is to ensure that RAM requirements, risks and issues are effectively identified, and that risk-based RAM activities are undertaken to address these issues to the satisfaction of John Holland, client and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are by no means limited to);

  • Provide leadership, subject matter expertise, advice and guidance in RAM as an integral part of the John Holland engineering offering across all areas of the organisation
  • Ensure effective application of RAM principles that meet client requirements, John Holland corporate management system requirements, regulatory needs and is aligned with EN50126
  • Work with the Rail Division leadership to ensure that John Holland has the effective competency and capacity to meet the RAM needs of its tenders and projects
  • Be the main point of contact with stakeholders (including safety regulatory bodies) for RAM on projects
  • Ensure appropriate planning is undertaken that aligns RAM activities and outputs with the key milestones and submissions of tenders and projects, including the development and / or review of the RAM Plan
  • Be able to conduct, lead and facilitate all RAM related-activities under the RAM Plan, including Event Tree Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Reliability Block Diagrams, Lifecycle Cost Analysis techniques, driving maintainability in design, and the development of RAM and Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Reports.
  • Provide subject matter expertise support to system safety engineering and assurance activities where required, including support to risk assessment workshops and assistance in the development of SFAIRP arguments
  • Work with designers on tenders and projects to provide input into the design solutions and support with the delivery of design packages with input into the RAM aspects of the design
  • Input into RAM aspects of new maintenance and operational procedures and plans, including maintenance requirements analysis techniques such as Reliability Centred Maintenance
  • Lead maintenance review and analysis of operational and maintenance data for continuous improvement for John Holland’s Operations & Maintenance activities
  • Participation in training needs analysis, user acceptance testing, RAM support during commissioning, requirements verification and validation, post-implementation review and identification of RAM lessons learned.

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

  • Tertiary qualification in an engineering-related discipline
  • Minimum 8 years’ relevant experience and proven track record in the application of RAM engineering with at least 2 years in the rail sector
  • Working knowledge of RAM-related standards including EN50126.

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.

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