Locomotive Driver

  • Job Reference: 00004097-1
  • Date Posted: 24 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Aurizon
  • Website: https://jobsincentralqueensland.net.au
  • Location: Gladstone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

About the role

Aurizon are currently seeking a Qualified Locomotive Driver who will be based at our Bluff Depot. This role will be suited to an individual who is able to display superior teamwork skills, flexibility, a high level of safety awareness and customer service. 

Operation of locomotives including mainline, shunting and yard operations
Examine and certify trains as ready for departure
Apply 'best practice' train management techniques to ensure efficient and safe train operations
Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures
Contribute to continuous performance improvement
Provide excellent customer service

About you:

Certificate IV in Rail Operations
Experience in QLD Safeworking Systems (preferred)
Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence
A strong commitment to safety
Ability to work a 24/7 shift work roster including availability to work weekends
Commitment to Aurizon values and a willingness to embrace a diverse work environment
Successful candidates will undergo and a category one rail medical during the recruitment process, along with providing evidence of the units of competence successfully attained from the TLI 42615 Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Rail Operations).

About Aurizon:

Aurizon is a top ASX-listed company and Australia's largest rail freight operator.  Each day we transport coal, iron ore and other minerals as well as agricultural and general freight across the nation. 

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
As an endorsed WORK180 employer, you can view of policies and benefits here


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 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 www.aurizon.com.au/careers

Please apply online (reference 49237).