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Public Transport Authority of WA (PTA)

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Type of Organisation

State Government 

Employer Profile

The Public Transport Authority (PTA) aims to become a leading provider of world-class

public transport services. Western Australia's public transport system is recognised as the

best in Australia, consisting of an extensive bus network, a fully-electrified urban train system

and ferry service. The Perth urban rail network is considered one of the most efficient, clean,

and safe networks in the world. It plays a significant role in Perth's sustainable future by

providing alternative and environmentally friendly transport options. The PTA believes that

efficient public transport is essential for the continued growth of Western Australia's economy,

and with initiatives such as METRONET, investment in the expansion of the urban rail network



The core values of the PTA—Values, Respect, Recognition, Integrity, Safety, and

Sustainability—serve as guiding principles that define the essence of our organisation. They provide insights into the PTA's business operations and the expectations placed upon each member of the organisation.


The PTA is committed to building an organisational culture that attracts, retains, and develops the right people with the right skills for the right job. Diversity and inclusivity are paramount, and we embrace the unique backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences that each individual brings to the organisation, fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and empowered to contribute.

Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

Perth, WA


Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents and consideration will be given to

international students.


Roles available for Graduates 

Engineering and IT

Degree subjects required for Graduates wishing to apply

Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Environmental Science and Cyber Security / Network    


Employer Website

What do recent graduates say are the best things about working with us?

"One of the major positives of my role lies in the exceptional support from my managers. Their guidance isn't just about overseeing tasks; it's a genuine investment in my professional development. Their open-door policy fosters transparent communication, making it easy to seek advice or discuss ideas.  Instead of a mundane routine, I'm entrusted with tasks that push my boundaries and stimulate my intellect. This not only keeps me motivated but also fuels continuous learning and growth. The trust placed in me to handle complex projects enhances my sense of responsibility and ownership."

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