Locomotive Driver - Rockhampton

  • Job Reference: 00022480-1
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Aurizon
  • Website: https://jobsincentralqueensland.net.au
  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Location: Rockhampton

Aurizon is currently seeking to fill two Locomotive Driver positions in the Central Queensland team. This opportunity is open to qualified Locomotive Drivers that would like to join a company that genuinely appreciates the efforts of its workers and is constantly looking at ways to make life at Aurizon an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Our employees are our biggest asset, and we are fully committed to working with you and your colleagues to achieve an inclusive and productive workforce.

About the role:

  • Working with the Network IML Project team
  • Operation of locomotives including mainline, shunting, and marshalling
  • Examine and certify trains as ready for departure
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures
  • Maintain a high level of on-time running
  • Prepare and conduct brake testing on locomotives
  • Provide high quality customer service to enable Aurizon to meet its set business objectives 

About you:  

  • Must be available to work 24/7 shift roster.
  • Must be available to travel away from home for a period of up to 10 days for project works across the CQCN.
  • Experience in QLD Safeworking System and CQCN Route knowledge is advantageous but not essential.
  • Extensive freight and/or heavy haulage locomotive driving experience.
  • A Certificate IV in Rail Operations.
  • Able to work autonomously and adapt to part of a larger team across different business areas.
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence.

What we offer you:             

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees. With a national portfolio of operations, we offer long-term and exciting career opportunities. 

Some of our benefits include:

  1. Development and growth opportunities.
  2. Access to mentoring and development programs.
  3. Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands.
  4. Parental leave program and super booster.

About Aurizon:

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company. Each year, we deliver more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities right across the country. Aurizon is crucial to the Australian economy, connecting miners, primary producers and industry with international and domestic markets. 

Look to Aurizon for a diverse and collaborative culture.

At Aurizon, we are proud of our diverse, collaborative, creative and high-performance culture. We celebrate the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic, caring, and inclusive work environment.

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

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Amanda Allom, amanda.allom@aurizon.com.au or 0474 236 637.