Qualified Train Driver - Seasonal

Job Description

Qualified Train Driver - Seasonal

  • Approximate 6-month Contract for Wilmar Sugar Season 2024 (subject to extend)
  • Mackay or Townsville based
  • Potential of re-engagement if opportunities available.

Pacific National is committed to diversity in our workforce and encourages women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

About the role

Pacific National will re-commence rail haulage for Wilmar this year from approximately July 2024. Wilmar owns and operates 8 sugar mills in North and Central Queensland. Wilmar’s haulage requirement extends for approximately 6 months, aligned to the sugar crushing season. Pacific National will operate trains from Townsville and Mackay depots to service the opportunity.

As a result of this contract we are seeking qualified Locomotive Drivers for Mackay. If you share our values of Safety, Teamwork, Integrity and Accountability we would like to hear from you.

These roles will be based in Mackay and likely to commence in July 2024.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with key internal stakeholders to achieve a 'Delivered In-Full, On-Time' (DIFOT) performance for the Pacific National group.
  • Proactively working towards and supporting the achievement of safety goals.
  • Provisioning and preparing locomotives for train operations including checking and testing control systems as well as preparing relevant compliance documentation.
  • Performing and maintaining locomotive train operations in accordance with specifications and procedures.
  • On-going commitment to company values of safety, customer, people and teamwork and performance.

About you

  • Qualified Locomotive Driver (Cert IV or equivalent)
  • North Coast system route competent – desirable
  • Hold current QLD safe work - desirable
  • Display a high regard for safety and demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Willing to undertake ongoing training and development activities
  • Current drivers license

About us

Pacific National (PN) is the largest provider of diversified rail freight services in Australia. We haul a variety of freight including coal, intermodal containers, steel, and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the region’s economy, businesses and households running. We operate nationally with approximately 3,500 staff in over 90+ sites across Australia.

Join us as we continue to transform our business and shape the rail freight industry, to achieve our vision of becoming Australia’s recognised leader for safe, innovative and sustainable rail freight solutions.

We are seeking applicants who share our values: Own it, make it simple, share more, kindness, gratitude and curiosity and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

Closing date

Applications close on the 20th June 2024.

Next steps

Are you ready to be part of our future? To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about Pacific National, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page www.pacificnational.com.au/careers.

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