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Signal Maintainer

Job number 677914 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Berrimah, Darwin Categories: Trade & Services, Transport Operations & Logistics, Trades

Location: Darwin, NT

Remuneration/Benefit: Competitive remuneration and benefits

About the role:

An exciting new and unique opportunity exists for a Signals Maintainer to join the Darwin Team. This role will be responsible for the maintenance and fault clearance of Aurizon’s signalling and wayside assets in the NT, including active level crossings, switch machines, stream flow monitors and other associated equipment. While signals experience is highly desirable, we will also consider an Electrical Tradespeople with rail experience.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working autonomously, remotely, and setting your own work schedule to meet the requirements of the business unit. However, there will be times when you will be required to be an effective communicator, connecting with suppliers, clients and consultants on the constructions and commissioning of assigned signalling work.

It is preferred this role is based in Darwin; however, travel away from home is required up to 3-4 nights each month. This position is critical to track safety, therefore when required, you will need to respond swiftly to call-outs, emergencies, and other irregularities.

You will:

  • Utilise your expertise to review plans, designs and, materials and equipment to ensure it meets the specifications of the work.
  • Hold a flexible approach to work and an ability to adapt to changing demands. 
  • Demonstrate a high regard for safety and take a considered approach to decision making.
  • You will be someone who enjoys working autonomously, remotely, and setting your own work schedule to meet the requirements of the business unit. However, there will be times when you will communicate with suppliers, clients and consultants on the constructions and commissioning of assigned signalling work.

About you: 

Essential qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • An electrical trade qualification or equivalent (NT license desirable). Experience in electrical and mechanical servicing of signals, switches and associated wayside equipment. 
  • Cert IV in Rail Signalling
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to use initiative.
  • Strong commitment to safety and proven ability to actively apply safety management principles.

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
  • Flexible work arrangements offered, subject to business needs.
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles, and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

The Recruitment Process:

The successful applicant will be provided with the appropriate level of training. As part of Aurizon’s recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants may be required to undertake pre-employment checks such as, psychometric testing and a health assessment.

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 www.aurizon.com.au/careers

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Mick McCarl via 0418 961 774.

 

 

Advertised: 02 Feb 2024 Applications close: 15 Mar 2024