Traction Linesperson

Job Description

Location: Gladstone

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive remuneration + Relocation + Great Team!

About the role:

  • Install, maintain and repair the overhead traction power equipment in accordance with predefined work programs
  • Coordinate Site protection and manage Safeworking as well as implement & manage environmental protection
  • Maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems
  • Report on actual work performed against scheduled work program and equipment
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement
  • Assist in and carry out, where qualified, the installation, maintenance and repair of trackside systems, equipment and infrastructure in accordance with procedure
  • Identify and advise of any exceptions relating to the performance of assets
  • 9 on / 5 off roster – day shift only with overtime required
  • Travel across Central Queensland Coal Network (CQCN) for scheduled maintenance and closures
  • Residential role – FIFO is NOT offered for this position

About you: 

  • Electrical Trade Qualification (Mandatory)
  • Certificate III in Rail Traction (Highly Desirable) & QLD Electrical Licence – Traction Linesperson (Highly Desirable)
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence (Mandatory) and HR Truck Licence (Advantageous)
  • High Risk Work Licence including Rigging, Dogging and EWP
  • Substantial knowledge of overhead traction power equipment and relevant maintenance & installation standards
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • High regard for safety & knowledge of WHS
  • Previous supervisory experience (highly regarded)

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