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Metro Tunnel


During peak construction thousands of people will be working to build the Metro Tunnel – want to be one of them?

The Metro Tunnel is Victoria's largest major public transport project and the first underground railway constructed for more than a generation.

To build the Metro Tunnel we will need highly motivated, innovative thinkers prepared to immerse themselves in a 21st century project environment.

Build the Metro Tunnel

Build the Metro Tunnel

Our Build the Metro Tunnel webpage offers a centralised location to find out about job opportunities working on the Metro Tunnel Project. View currently advertised positions.

Victorian Tunnelling Centre

Victorian Tunnelling Centre

An Australian-first tunnelling training centre will open next year to train and skill local workers in underground construction and tunnelling.



MetroHub provides all training, recruitment and project inductions for people working on the Tunnel and Stations work package.

 Benefits of working at RPV

Benefits of working at RPV

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) has access to a wide variety of opportunities, with an extensive range of personal and professional development programs designed to develop our people and their careers.

Read more about the benefits of working at RPV.

Graduate Program

Graduate Program

Find out about our Graduate Program which provides the opportunity to work with world-class industry experts on one of the biggest megaprojects Melbourne has ever undertaken.

Developing a diverse workforce

Rail Projects Victoria along with its contractors and their sub-contractors will need to secure a diverse workforce capable of unprecedented collaboration.

The Metro Tunnel contractors are required to achieve the Major Project Skills Guarantee with 10 per cent of workforce being apprentices, trainees or engineering cadets.

In addition, Metro Tunnel contractors are required to achieve an Aboriginal Employment Target of 2.5 per cent as well as employment targets for Priority Jobseekers.

Job opportunities

There are currently more than 650 people working on the Metro Tunnel and that's just the start. Jobs anticipated to be offered include:

  • acousticians
  • administrative assistants
  • apprentices
  • architects
  • carpenters
  • commercial specialists
  • communications professionals
  • concretors
  • designers
  • document controllers
  • electricians
  • engineers - civil
  • engineers - mechanical
  • engineering cadets
  • graduates
  • human resource managers
  • ICT professionals
  • labourers
  • lawyers
  • mechanical fitters
  • OHS advisors
  • overhead line workers
  • plant operators
  • plumbers
  • project engineers
  • project managers
  • safety specialists
  • senior project managers
  • signalling engineers
  • site engineers
  • stakeholder managers
  • steel fixers
  • systems integration specialists
  • track workers
  • traffic control managers
  • trainees
  • trainers
  • truck drivers