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Tradesperson Fabrication - Forrestfield

Job number 680207 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Forrestfield Categories: Trade & Services

Location: Forrestfield

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive pay and other conditions in line with current EA

  • Boiler making/ Welding Specialist
  • Attractive remuneration and incentives
  • Australia's largest rail freight operator

About the role:

Working as part of Aurizon's Forrestfield Rollingstock Maintenance team, you will be required to exercise your fabrication trade skills in servicing, repairing and maintaining rollingstock in order to ensure the efficient running of freight services.

  • To conduct routine corrective maintenance and fault repair on wagons, locomotive fabrication, and repair work as required
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specifications
  • Maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems
  • Report on actual work performed against the scheduled work program
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement.

About you: 

  • Experience with Aluminium welding (desirable)
  • Fabrication Trade Certificate or formal equivalent
  • High level of knowledge of functions, defects and fault finding with equipment 
  • High level of skill in interpreting technical instructions and drawings
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Current unrestricted WA driving licence

Locomotive and wagon experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a Category 3 Rail Medical, which include drug and alcohol screening.

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
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

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 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

For more information on this position (reference 87039-130824 ), please contact Julia on 08 9212 2605

Advertised: 03 Nov 2023 Applications close: