Control & Communications Technician - Gracemere/Rockhampton

Job Description

Location: Gracemere, QLD

Remuneration/Benefit: Excellent salary and career development opportunities on offer

We are currently seeking an experienced telecommunications tradesperson to support the maintenance of Aurizon’s infrastructure assets across Central QLD.

About your new role:

  • 8 day fortnight roster and requirement to be on call on a scheduled basis
  • Relevant reporting and accurate record keeping as required
  • Conduct routine & preventative maintenance and repair of assets
  • Complete fault finding, rectification, commissioning, and decommissioning tasks
  • Ensure materials and tools are maintained appropriately and available to support scheduled works
  • Out of town travel across Central Queensland Coal Network for closures/maintenance as required

Here is what you will need to succeed in your new role: 

  • Current Class C Drivers Licence (essential)
  • ACA Base Cabling and Restricted Electrical Work licences (essential, however, support with obtaining will be provided)
  • Certificate III in Electronics & Communications Trade Qualification (essential)
  • Highly skilled in the repair, maintenance, and overhaul of assets
  • Industrial telecommunications systems knowledge and experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Substantial knowledge and experience with defects and fault rectification, testing and commissioning/decommissioning of network systems

What we can offer you:

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a National portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities. Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster
  • Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring programs
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit

For more information on this position (reference 28496), please contact Julia on 9212 2605