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Locomotive Driver - Gunnedah

Job number 679790 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Gunnedah Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics, Targeted role

As Aurizon continues to thrive, we are currently seeking qualified Locomotive Drivers to be based out of Gunnedah NSW. 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 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 in NSW Safeworking System is advantageous.
  • Extensive freight and/or heavy haulage locomotive driving experience.
  • A Certificate IV in Rail Operations.
  • Current unrestricted driver’s licence.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 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 more information on this position (reference 89004), please contact Jason on 08 9212 2568

Advertised: 29 Nov 2023 Applications close: 08 Jan 2024