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Qualified Locomotive Drivers- Port Augusta

Job number 93028-155070 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Port Augusta Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics, Train Driver

Aurizon and Team Global Express (TGE) have just signed a major long-term national contract. This partnership with a cornerstone customer will see Aurizon secure a key position in Australia’s growing containerised freight market. The contract provides for Aurizon rail linehaul services connecting the state capitals of Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

We are currently seeking qualified Locomotive Drivers to be based at our Port Augusta depot in South Australia on a full-time arrangement. This role will be a mix of local and relay working (North – South & East – West), which will see you working away for up to 5 days at a time.

About the role:

  • 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:

  • Strong commitment to safety and Aurizon’s safety strategy “I Know Safe, I Choose Safe”
  • Must be available to work a 24/7 shift roster
  • Experience working in any of the following Safe Working systems an advantage: SA, NT and WA
  • Extensive freight and/or heavy haulage locomotive driving experience
  • A Certificate IV in Rail Operations
  • Current unrestricted driver’s 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:

  • 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.

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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

Advertised: 27 Nov 2023 Applications close: 29 Feb 2024