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Title:  Testing & Commissioning Supervisor

Job Number:  13074

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges. We do that by providing leading design, engineering, construction and asset operations, across infrastructure, transport, building and property in Australia and New Zealand.
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? 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Testing and Commissioning Supervisor to lead and manage our Testers in the execution of onsite testing, and to support the Testing and Commissioning Manager. The Testing and Commissioning Supervisor will liaise between the Construction and Testing and Commissioning team to manage onsite issues.


Responsibilities of the role include:

Lead a test team to perform day-to-day testing of Signalling systems including:

  • Conventional Signalling
  • Train Control
  • CBTC
  • Other rail systems


Other responsibilities include:

  • Oversee testing resources (including subcontractors) 
  • Reporting on testing progress and escalating issues
  • Complete testing procedures and associated documentation (marked up Test Copies, C/TC, etc.)
  • Provide input to Testing & Commissioning Plans
  • Provide input to Testing & Commissioning Work Programs
  • Co-ordinate and supervise pre-testing activities both in the factory and on site
  • Development and management of Testing Resource Rosters
  • Management of tester training, competency and skills
  • Develop and maintain Tester safety documentation (SWMS, TRAs, etc)
  • Management of testing tools and equipment
  • Complete QA and testing documentation as directed by Commissioning Manager
  • Assisting with development of testing and commissioning delivery strategy


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

Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent work experience        
4 years of work experience in construction industry as a minimum


We want to talk to talented and ambitious people who can:

  • Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills that will assist you in conveying and delivering your message
  • Show us your emotional intelligence, you will need to listen to a wide range of people and communities with varying needs and priorities
  • Be able to demonstrate your well-defined people skills
  • You will enjoy the challenges of a large organisation and use your problem-solving skills needed to develop solutions to complex problems


Some of the benefits of the role include:

  • Joining an established and successful business operating throughout Australia and New Zealand
  • Being part of a high performing team of committed and talented experts
  • John Holland is ‘people first’ company we will work on the development of your career and also provide a very competitive salary package and employee benefits program

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. 

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