Systems Maintainer (Mechanical)

Job Description

Company description:

Queensland Rail's purpose is to provide a customer-focused, safe, reliable, on-time, value for money rail service that benefits the community, supports industry and is integrated with the public transport system. The organisation's vision is connecting communities through a modern, world-class rail service.

Job description:



  • Relocate to beautiful North Queensland
  • Opportunity to develop your rail knowledge, training and development opportunities available
  • Lifestyle roster - enjoy work/life balance



If you are ambitious, team spirited and driven then our Bowen Signals Team is for you! The team is on the search for an experienced Systems Maintainer to join their motivated team in a permanent role.


Systems Maintainers are responsible in carrying out installation, maintenance and repair of signalling equipment across our Network. This role is imperative in supporting our Signals Team to achieving safe and effective operation of our signalling equipment in the region.


Benefits working with Queensland Rail include:


  • A sought after 9-day fortnight (who doesn't want a 3-day weekend every fortnight!)
  • Beautiful Bowen right on your doorstop - there's no better way to spend your time off than at the beach
  • Relocation benefits available for the right candidate
  • Paid training and ongoing support to develop your experience and skills
  • Work vehicle, mobile phone & tablet to conduct your work - all supplied
  • We pride ourselves on our Safety Culture, we ‘work safe' so that everyone goes ‘home safe'
  • The opportunity to explore Queensland - use your annual leave and explore this great state! With discounts on rail travel as well as accommodation, travel insurance, theme parks and attractions through QRI Lifestyle
  • Generous superannuation scheme including salary packaging and novated leasing options
  • Access to our new FITNESS PASSPORT scheme including membership locations across REGIONAL QLD
  • Access to our Young Professionals Development Program
  • Employee Assistance Program with support around topics such as nutrition and finance to name a few


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About you

To be considered for this role you MUST have the following qualifications:


  • Cert III Mechanical Rail Signalling
  • Current Queensland Manual Drivers Licence


It will also be helpful for your application if:


  • You have a strong commitment to safety - your safety and those around you
  • This role involves some travel as required, so having the flexibility to travel throughout the regions is a bonus
  • Applications will only be considered for those candidates who have the right to work in Australia/New Zealand without restrictions or sponsorship



Be part of something special and play your part in the Queensland Rail story - get in touch today!


Profile description:

Please apply to Systems Maintainer (Mechanical) (2329) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button by 11:59pm (GMT+10:00 Brisbane) Thursday 1st December 2022


You must apply for vacancies via the internal People Connect solution - Click here for more information

External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing. The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, pre-employment health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve.
We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences. We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs.
If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact Liam Collins via the phone number or email below.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Liam Collins with your specific enquiry on 1800 115 000 or email Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.