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Assistant Design Coordinator, Projects, Engineering & Design - Sydney – Sydney Metro

Updated: Mar 27, 2023

We are excited to partner with Transport For NSW to deliver their renowned, and third Tailored Talent Program. In this recruitment, we are supporting Sydney Metro in their search for an Assistant Design Coordinator from our community of talented autistic candidates. KEY DETAILS Location: 680 George Street, Sydney

Employment status: Full-time, fixed-term 18-month contract

Working options: Hybrid and flexible working conditions available with accommodations accessible where required ABOUT THE ROLE Within your role as the Assistant Design Coordinator for the Projects, Engineering and Design Branch, you will undertake research, develop project briefs and provide guidance to designers for the Sydney Airport Project.

In this role you will:

  • live the NSW Public Sector and organisational values to achieve outstanding outcomes for the organisation and customers

  • work in conjunction with the team to ensure the design for the project complies with planning approvals, statutory requirements and relevant standards and is fit for purpose

  • assist in developing proposals, reports and other written documents, and ensuring designs is compliant with safety, legislative and other requirements

  • work in conjunction with the team to review commissioning of projects

  • provide input into project schedules, milestones and key deliverables with Project Managers and other key stakeholders to support project management activities.

TALENT SOUGHT The talent we are seeking for this role is someone who:

  • attains an Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical etc.) qualification, or is currently working towards one

  • has sound written and verbal communication skills

  • can work collaboratively within team environments

  • acts with integrity, is professional, and can uphold the values of the organisation

  • can plan, prioritise, and execute their work within desired timeframes

  • is results oriented and is comfortable undertaking work with a structural and methodical work environment

  • is competent utilising a diverse range of technology and systems (Microsoft Suite).

Program management experience is desirable but not essential. If you have one or more of the required skills and an Engineering degree, we highly recommend you apply here. REQUIREMENTS Please note that for this role you must:

  • have an Engineer qualification (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical etc.)

  • be 18 years of age or older

  • have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autistic Disorder or PDD-NOS

  • have unrestricted working rights within Australia

  • have the ability to gain security clearance through relevant checks (this will be conducted through the employer)



Transport for NSW, which Sydney Metro sits within, leads the development of safe, integrated and efficient transport systems for the people of NSW. Customers are at the centre of everything they do. Sydney Metro alone, is Australia’s biggest public transport project and is revolutionising how Australia’s biggest city travels.

From an organisational standpoint, they are passionate about building a culture where all employees are valued, inspired and supported and seek ways to innovate their workplace to ensure it is flexible, agile and innovative. They are also committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce which reflects the community and the customers they serve.

For more information about Transport for NSW please view their website here, or Sydney Metro here. QUESTIONS

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