Utilities Specialist

Job Description


 About us


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.



 The Project


The Warringah Freeway Upgrade will include upgrades to four kilometres of the Warringah Freeway, one of Australia’s busiest freeways, to allow for the connection of the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link tunnels.


The Warringah Freeway Upgrade project area extends from Milsons Point to Naremburn and includes new bridge and road ramp structures, local surface road upgrades and other ancillary work. The upgrade will improve traffic flow and reduce traffic weaving, making the Warringah Freeway easier to navigate and safer for commuters. Public and active transport will also be improved including a free-flowing continuous bus lane, new and upgraded cycle ways and pedestrian connections.


This iconic project will change the way people move around Sydney and shape the future of the city’s road network.



The opportunity


This is a career defining opportunity to develop and deliver a historic infrastructure project within Sydney’s busiest road corridor. You will be responsible for managing the interface and stakeholder relationships with utility authorities, rail authorities and telecommunication carriers within a program office.


The role will work with the project team and delivery partners throughout the design, construction and handover phases to identify and resolve utility issues during design and construction, to ensure effective cooperation and issue resolution between organisations. The position will also manage relationships and project issues with utilities authorities.


Please click here to view the copy of position description. Click on the hyperlink to visit the overall Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link project webpage and the relevant guide to the EIS can be downloaded by clicking here.



About you


You will operates with a high level of autonomy and is expected to determine key operational objectives within delegated authority limits. You will be accountable for the delivery of assigned work and is responsible for the service's quality, integrity, and validity.


With proven experience in the infrastructure industry, you will have experience in the management of utility locations and relocations as well as a Solid understanding of the processes of road design and construction and the impacts of utilities on those projects and of the impact of utilities on existing road and bridge assets


In addition, you will demonstrate knowledge of relevant State and Federal legislation and experience in reading and interpreting road design plans, property plans and land titles



Salary and Benefits


The salary for this position is Grade 9 ($116,939 - $125,712) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading. Fixed Term-Full Time until June 2025. For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport please click here.





Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.



Application closes: 11:59PM, Sunday 10th October 2021



 We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Richard Pickford at RICHARD.PICKFORD@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us ​


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