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Expression of Interest - Trainee Locomotive Drivers and Qualified Locomotive Drivers

Job number 681223 Work type: Permanent - Shift, Permanent - Full Time Location: Wagin Categories: Traineeship, Transport Operations & Logistics

Location: Wagin

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive Salary and other benefits in accordance with current EA

  • An Inclusive Culture
  • Equal Opportunities 
  • The Perfect Start to Your Career

As Aurizon continues to thrive in 2024, we are currently seeking expression of interest applications from indigenous and female candidates who reside in the Great Southern region.

We are currently forming a pool of candidates for upcoming job opportunities (full time traineeship and full-time qualified positions) at our Wagin depot in Western Australia.

We are looking to engage locally based candidates who can display superior teamwork skills, flexibility, a high level of safety awareness and excellent customer service.

About the nature of work at Aurizon:

  • Safety of all employees, contractors, and suppliers across all business, operations and maintenance areas, upholding Aurizon "We know safe, we choose safe" value.
  • Dynamic supportive, engaging, and diverse team environment that enables our employees to perform at top level.
  • Being honest in its dealing with all stakeholders and doing the right thing is one of the company leading values at Aurizon.
  • We value our liaisons with all customers and stakeholders and pride ourselves on delivering customer tailored solutions and great services.
  • In everything we do at Aurizon we strive for excellence.

How you can join Aurizon's workforce

  • Entry level role - Trainee Locomotive Driver. 
  • Qualified Locomotive Driver. 

About you:

  • Available for 24/7 up to 12-hour shift work.
  • Able to pass computer-based assessment, produce unrestricted current driver's license and reference checks. 
  • Able to pass railway medical assessment.
  • Be eligible to work without limitations in Australia.

To be considered for a Qualified Driver position, candidates will be required to hold Cert IV in Rail Operations, or equivalent, have relevant experience and as well as be able to pass pre-employment checks, including CAT1 medical assessment. 

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, 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

For more information about opportunities, please contact Julia on 08 9212 2605.

Advertised: 22 Mar 2024