Locomotive Driver

  • Job Reference: 00007198-1
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Aurizon
  • Website: https://jobsincentralqueensland.net.au
  • Location: Gladstone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Location: Callemondah

Reference: 8747

Remuneration/Benefit: In accordance with the EA  

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

 About the role:

  • 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
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's award and other industrial agreements relevant to the position of Locomotive Driver 
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Based around Callemondah coastal region

About you: 

  • Experience in QLD Safeworking Systems
  • Certificate IV in Rail Operations
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers' licence
  • A strong commitment to safety
  • A proactive team member
  • 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 MAY be subject to safety critical testing 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 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 that values gender equity, LGBTI inclusion and workplace diversity.

To learn about us and our company values, visit www.aurizon.com.au

Please apply online for position 8747