Wagon Maintainer II

Job Description

Location: Gladstone

Remuneration/Benefit: As per our Coal EA

About the role:

Our Coal Business Unit currently has a permanent full-time opportunity for a Boilermaker/ Mechanical fitter or Diesel fitter to join our Gladstone team as a Wagon Maintainer II. As part of the Operations CQCN maintenance division, you will work in small teams to perform maintenance and modification on rollingstock and any associated equipment according to operational standards.

Working an Attractive roster, you will get the unique experience to work on our heavy haul wagons performing wheel changes, weld repairs, reliability examinations and break down work

You will be responsible for:

  • Performing complex troubleshooting, fault rectification duties, repairs, modifications, and preventative maintenance procedures on rollingstock, components and associated equipment to meet the operational requirements of the specific location.
  • Supervising, mentoring, and assisting the development of apprentices and Wagon Maintainers.
  • Carry out duties in a safe manner in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures and the Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) Act.
  • Utilise and input accurate data into information and Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Field maintenance of rollingstock including derailment recovery

About you: 

  • The successful applicant must be a qualified Boilermaker/Mechanical fitter/Deisel fitter.
  • High level of skill in trouble shooting, fault rectification, minor repairs and the carrying out of preventative maintenance procedures on rollingstock or similar equipment.
  • Substantial skills in working in a collaborative work environment.
  • Ability to work a rotating shift roster
  • Sound level of skills in oral, written, and interpersonal communication.
  • Wagon maintenance experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided

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 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 to position number 64009-115744