Trainee Track Machine Operator

  • Job Reference: 00024525-1
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Aurizon
  • Website:
  • Location: Rockhampton
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Location: Sarina & Rockhampton

We are currently seeking an Operator to join the Aurizon Mechanised Production, Ballast Cleaning Operations team. You will primarily be responsible for performing on-track maintenance activities, record keeping, assisting tradespeople, and operating On-Track Machinery.

  • Full training provided and the potential to progress into an apprentice whilst maintaining a base salary of $120k+
  • Work within a small team with a great culture
  • Start your next chapter with a fantastic organisation!

About you:

  • ‘C' Class Driver Licence (Mandatory)
  • Mechanically minded
  • HR Class Driver Licence or higher - (preferred)
  • Knowledge of track maintenance, inspection standards, systems, and processes
  • Ability to work away from home on a varying roster consisting of rosters such as 10 on 4 off, 8 on 6 off which is not always consistent.

In order to be successful in this role you need to complete testing, a medical, reference checks and hold a C-Class QLD Manual drivers’ licence.

These are residential positions. FIFO will not be considered due to our fatigue management policies.

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:

  • Development and growth opportunities.
  • Access to mentoring and development programs.
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands.
  • 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

Advertised: 04 Jul 2024 E. Australia Standard Time