Lead Engineer (Traffic Modelling) (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/99999116R

Reference: VG/99999116R

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Lead Engineer - Traffic Modelling

  • VPS5: $103,920 to $125,735 per annum plus superannuation
  • Ongoing, Full Time
  • Kew (the department provides flexible working arrangements)

About the Division/Group

Network Planning is a Group within the Department of Transport, and is responsible to understand and maximise the capacity of the existing network, plan for future needs and work towards creating a more integrated transport network that delivers better outcomes for all users.  We do this by translating transport strategy into sustainable plans to be implemented through a pipeline of projects, keeping community values such as liveability, road safety, economic prosperity and community connectedness at our core.

About the Role

The Lead Engineer – Traffic Modelling, is responsible for the provision of expert traffic modelling advice, including reviews of external consultant models, managing the undertaking of traffic modelling within the team, management of the training of others in traffic modelling, building and maintaining a relationship with other modellers within DoT, and development and maintenance of traffic modelling guidelines. The role requires a strong background in areas of traffic modelling such as mesoscopic modelling, microsimulation modelling and intersection modelling.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the development and/or delivery of technical services including significant projects, and provide expert advice that has an impact on the decisions made by others outside the immediate work area by using a consultative and client focussed approach
  • Apply well developed specialist skills to proactively contribute to the development and refinement of DoT standard documentation in relation to the management, design and construction of roads and other road related infrastructure

Key Selection Criteria

  • Influence and lead the development of a range of options/solutions to address complex technical issues in order to meet client needs
  • Lead the development and implementation of new technical specification standards and guidelines across operational areas

For complete list of Key Accountabilities and Key Selection Criteria for position, please refer to the attached PD.


  • Mandatory Appropriate engineering qualifications apply
  • Desirable Extensive experience in performing transport modelling projects and tasks using VISUM, VISSIM, and SIDRA.

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.

How to apply:

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm on Wednesday 03 July 2022

For a confidential discussion, please contact Julian LauferLead Engineer – Traffic Modelling on 03 98948190

Lead Engineer (Traffic Modelling) (VPSG5)

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Julian Laufer, Lead Engineer – Traffic Modelling | 03 98948190

Lead Engineer (Traffic Modelling) (VPSG5)