Traction Electrician

Job Description

Location: Gracemere

Roster: 9 days on / 5 days off

About the role: 

Aurizon are looking for an experienced Traction Electrician to carry out the installation, maintenance and repair of power systems and equipment and report on the performance and condition of the assets to ensure its safe and effective operation. There will be extensive travel across the Central Queensland Coal Network.

  • Install, maintain and repair substation and associated equipment in accordance with predefined work programs to ensure the safe and effective operation of network equipment in accordance with predefined work programs.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) requirements and legislative policies including work activities performed by subordinate employees.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specifications and standards including work activities performed by subordinate employees.
  • Maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems.
  • Report on actual work performed against the scheduled work program and equipment performance and condition irregularities.
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement.

About you: 

  • Must have an electrical trade certificate
  • Electrical fitter mechanic licence
  • Refrigeration ticket preferred 
  • Working at heights and other high risk tickets

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 

Please apply on line to job reference 84535