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Metro Tunnel

Jobs

The Metro Tunnel Project will create nearly 7,000 jobs, including hundreds for apprentices and trainees.

To build this city-shaping project, 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

Find out how you can contribute to Victoria's infrastructure and view currently advertised positions on the Metro Tunnel Project.

 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.

Professionals ProgramProfessionals Program

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is introducing a two-year training and development program for those looking to fast-track their career through a structured training and development program.

Graduate Program

Graduate Program

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

MetroHub

MetroHub

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

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.

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.

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