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May

Trainee Locomotive Driver

AURIZON - Cloncurry, QLD

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As Australia’s leading Bulk rail freight specialists, Aurizon has a proven capability to provide integrated supply chain solutions and move bulk commodities safely and efficiently, connecting miners, primary producers and the manufacturing industry with international and domestic markets. In Queensland, our Bulk Group services the North West minerals province from Mount Isa to the Port of Townsville, as well as the central and south west regions, and haul freight down the east coast from Brisbane to Cairns and back

Now is the time to join Aurizon, a stable and dynamic company, as we continue to experience growth.

We are looking for people that can commit to our regional depots and become part of the community in either Cloncurry, Mt Isa or Hughenden.

About the roles: These roles offer a unique opportunity for people with either limited or no exposure in the rail industry to undertake a structured training program to become a qualified locomotive driver with Aurizon. Working on a 24/7 shift roster, your role will consist of the following key responsibilities: -

  • Safe operation of locomotives including mainline and yard operations;
  • Basic train examination competencies such as roll by inspections;
  • Drive Aurizon motor vehicles as required;
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures

On successful completion of the training, you will obtain a Nationally recognised Certificate IV in Driving Operations.

  • 24x7 rotating shift roster 365 days a year including early starts, late finishes, nights, weekends and public holidays
  • Apply theoretical knowledge from training to practical operation
  • Undertake Locomotive driver training and successfully complete modules within six months

About you: We are looking for people that can commit to our regional depots and become part of the community. You are a motivated person with a strong alignment to our Values.

  • A strong commitment to safety;
  • Ability to work a 24/7 shift work roster including availability to work weekends/public holidays;
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence;
  • Ability to undertake an extensive training program including theory & practical components
  • Commitment to Aurizon values and a willingness to embrace a diverse work environment.
  • Ability to complete the first 12 weeks training at Cloncurry is required.

Ability to successfully pass pre-employment checks such as testing, references and a CAT 1 Rail medical is a requirement of these roles. Please note these are not FIFO/DIDO positions.

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
  • As an endorsed WORK180 employer, you can view of policies and benefits here

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 50 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