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Locomotive Driver

Job number 68433-143457 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Cloncurry Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics, Train Driver

As Aurizon continues to thrive in 2023, we are currently seeking qualified Locomotive Drivers to be based at our Cloncurry (QLD) depot. This role will be suited to an individual who is able to display superior teamwork skills, flexibility, a high level of safety awareness and customer service. 

About the role: 

  • Operation of locomotives including mainline, shunting and yard operations.
  • Examine and certify trains as ready for departure.
  • Apply 'best practice' train management techniques to ensure efficient and safe train operations.
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures.
  • Contribute to continuous performance improvement.
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's award and other industrial agreements relevant to the position of Locomotive Driver.
  • Provide excellent customer service. 

About You:

  • Certificate IV in Rail Operations
  • Experience in Qld Safeworking Systems
  • Current unrestricted driving licence
  • A strong commitment to safety
  • Ability to work a 24/7 shift work roster including availability to work weekends
  • Willingness to work book off’s as rostered
  • Commitment to Aurizon values and a willingness to embrace a diverse work environment

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 

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator.  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

Advertised: 31 Jan 2024 Applications close: 29 Feb 2024