Graduate Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Location: Rockhampton

Start your Graduate career in 2024 with Aurizon, Australia’s largest rail freight operator!

Our 2-year Graduate Program builds outstanding foundations for a successful future. You will have the opportunity to work across diverse areas of our business and engage in meaningful projects all while developing your technical skills, leadership capability, and professional networks. We offer a supportive and challenging program which provides flexible career paths aimed to support you in a successful and rewarding career with us. As an Aurizon Graduate you will have-

  • A dedicated mentor in the business to guide and support you in the early stages of your career 
  • Structured, individualised development program focused on both personal and professional skills
  • Graduate challenges, working in multi-disciplined teams presenting innovative solutions for Aurizon’s future

About Aurizon Graduates: 

  • We are seeking Graduates who can build great leadership skills as well as develop their technical capability
  • Graduates who want to grow their career in Aurizon and are flexible to work in the regional communities where Aurizon operates
  • Have ambition and demonstrate both exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.  Most importantly have the passion and drive to succeed
  • You must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or higher qualification that is bachelor level or above, and completed your relevant qualification by December 2023

Current Opportunity: Graduate Electrical Engineer Rockhampton

We are pleased to confirm that our Network Operations division within our Network business unit is reinvigorating our Graduate campaign following many years of success. We are now searching for one more Graduate holding an Electrical Engineering degree to grow, develop and work with us.

Aurizon owns and manages the largest heavy-haul, narrow-gauge rail infrastructure in Australia, extending in excess of 2700km’s in length and we want people who have a keen interest in growing their career in the field of railways.  The initial placement will be in the Mechanised Production Team who look after the track maintenance plant required to maintain our Network.   The breadth of experience gained in this role will cover plant maintenance engineering,  plant modification, plant certification, commissioning and testing.  This breadth will fast-track your growth and development, propelling you towards your chartered status whilst being mentored and supervised by professional engineers.

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

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

 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