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Job number 1978TA Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Rockhampton Categories: Engineers

Location: Rockhampton

  • Attractive remuneration and part of a supportive team
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Join one of Australia's top-tier rail freight companies, leading the industry in transportation excellence.

About the role:  We are in search of a suitably experienced and motivated Surveyor to join our growing team. Working both independently and as part of our talented team you will have the opportunity to work across numerous rail civil infrastructure projects throughout Central Queensland. This role offers a unique opportunity to apply various aspects of the surveying profession and be a part of projects from the initial stages right through to completion.

  • Carry out engineering rail surveys for pre-construction and provide survey support for rail and civil construction works
  • Support the development of geospatial deliverables, formats and standards, principles and procedures, methodologies and techniques in pursuit of best practice in innovation, cost effective and safe infrastructure design
  • As directed, carry out Computer Aided Design CAD work (eg rail alignments) and prepare other Geospatial / Survey documented outputs (eg as con reports) relevant to railway engineering infrastructure projects
  • Respond to and communicate effectively with stakeholders and colleagues through applying quality interpersonal and communication skills
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for business improvement, technology development and innovation to support Aurizon's Geospatial Survey systems
  • Provide professional advice in the preparation of geospatial proposals and estimates

About you:

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree of Spatial Science (Surveying) or equivalent (Preferred)
  • 3+ years Surveying experience (Preferred)
  • Rail, Construction or Engineering Surveying experience highly advantageous
  • Leica or Topcon instrument experience & 12d software experience advantageous
  • Registration with Surveyors Board of Queensland (preferred)
  • You’ll be able to prioritise work accordingly, manage your own time effectively and work autonomously
  • Be an excellent verbal and written communicator

Applicants currently studying a Surveying qualification who are working as a Surveyor or are looking to are also encouraged to enquire regarding opportunities Aurizon can offer.

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 100 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


Advertised: 08 May 2024 Applications close: 07 Jun 2024