About the jobs hub / FAQs

The Mernda Rail Extension Project info + jobs hub connects the local community and job seekers directly with the project.

Construction is now underway and throughout delivery, the Mernda Rail Extension Project will be looking to hire local community members and other Victorian job seekers for a range of project roles.

Visitors to the info + jobs hub website or on site at Epping, can register their interest in joining the project team via the online form. The online form enables job seekers to register their contact details, upload a CV and cover letter, and confirm any trade qualifications or licenses.

The info + jobs hub provides a one stop shop for job opportunities on the project. Jobseekers can request to be connected to job opportunities with the project subcontractors and suppliers.  

Young Victorians interested in an apprenticeship, traineeship or engineering cadetships can also register their interest to work and learn on the Mernda Rail

Extension Project. Ten per cent of work on the project will be carried out by trainees, apprentices and engineering cadets.

By registering your interest in joining the project team you can register your contact details, upload a CV and cover letter, and confirm any trade qualifications or licenses.


The purpose of the Mernda Rail Extension Project info + jobs hub is to make it easier for the local community and Victorian job seekers to apply for jobs on the project.

The hub connects the local community and Victorian jobseekers directly with the project.

The hub provides information about upcoming job opportunities and careers in the rail and infrastructure industry.

Visitors to the info + jobs hub or the website can register their interest in joining the project team via the online form. The online form enables jobseekers to register their contact details, upload a CV and cover letter, and confirm any trade qualifications or licenses.

The project team will match expressions of interest with job opportunities as they become available.

The info + jobs hub also connects our project subcontractors and suppliers to people who have registered their interest in working on the project.

Young Victorians interested in an apprenticeship, traineeship or engineering cadetships can also register their interest to work and learn on the Mernda Rail Extension Project. Ten per cent of work on the project will be carried out by trainees, apprentices and engineering cadets.

The Mernda Rail Extension Project info + jobs hub has established partnerships with a network of employment services providers. Jobseekers who would like assistance preparing their CV and other pre-employment services can connect with these employment services providers.

Everyone can access the hub via the website merndarailjobs.com.au or by visiting the info + jobs hub in Epping.

The hub is part of John Holland’s commitment to creating a diverse and sustainable workforce that draws from all sections of the community. This initiative is an industry-first. John Holland is working with a network of employment specialists to remove barriers to work.

A broad range of project roles with be required in different stages of construction including engineering, rail and civil construction, safety, environment and sustainability, commercial and administration.

Ten per cent of work on the project will be carried out by trainees, apprentices and engineering cadets. Victorians interested in an apprenticeship, traineeship or engineering cadetships can register their interest to work and learn on the Mernda Rail Extension Project.

Roles at all levels will be required to deliver this important project, which includes:

  • 8km double track rail extension from South Morang to Mernda
  • a new premium station at Mernda, integrated with the proposed Mernda Town Centre
  • a further two new stations, the first near Marymede Catholic College and the other next to Hawkstowe Parade
  • up to 2,000 car parking spaces, as well as bicycle storage and bus facilities around all stations
  • three rail bridges and two road underpasses, meaning no level crossings
  • a new walking and cycling path linking into the existing path network, stations, schools and Plenty Gorge Park
  • a new train stabling yard.

Construction is now underway and throughout delivery the Mernda Rail Extension Project will be looking to hire local community members and other Victorian jobseekers for a range of project roles.

The project team will match expressions of interest with job opportunities as they become available.

The info + jobs hub connects the local community and jobseekers directly with the project.

Visitors to the info + jobs hub or the website can register their interest in joining the project team via the online form. The online form enables jobseekers to register their contact details, upload a CV and cover letter, and confirm any trade qualifications or licenses.

The info + jobs hub provides a one stop shop for job opportunities on the project. Jobseekers can be connected to job opportunities with the project subcontractors and suppliers.

Young Victorians interested in an apprenticeship, traineeship or engineering cadetships can also register their interest to work and learn on the Mernda Rail Extension Project. Ten per cent of work on the project will be carried out by trainees, apprentices and engineering cadets.

The info + jobs hub has established partnerships with a network of employment services providers. Jobseekers who would like assistance preparing their CV and other pre-employment services can connect with these employment services providers.

The info + jobs hub has established a network of specialist employment service providers. These organisations provide specialist support including assistance preparing CVs and other pre-employment services

Yes you can. The info+ jobs hub is located at 323 McDonalds Road, Epping. It’s open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday and on Saturdays by appointment. To make an appointment please contact us on 1800 941 181.

The info + jobs hub has computer facilities to register your interest in joining the project team via the online form at merndarailjobs.com.au The online form enables jobseekers to register their contact details, upload a CV and cover letter, and confirm any trade qualifications or licenses.

The info + jobs hub has information and displays of the Mernda Rail Extension project.

The project team are also available to answer your questions and provide assistance.