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Boilermakers/Mechanical Fitters

Job number 680326 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Dry Creek Categories: Trade & Services, Transport Operations & Logistics, Targeted role

Location: Dry Creek, SA

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive wages as per EA

About the role:

We are looking for multiple qualified boilermaker or mechanical fitter trades people to join our safety focussed team at our Dry Creek depot. This role will be responsible for the efficient operational maintenance of Aurizon’s rollingstock to ensure the safe and efficient running of Aurizon’s fleet within the Bulk Central business. The role of Rollingstock Maintainer will be responsible for the following:

  • Undertaking examination and inspection of rollingstock to identify any faults or defects.
  • Controlling the movement of rollingstock within the area of operations and carry out instructions concerning on rollingstock movements and safe working.
  • Carrying out repairs, component change out, servicing and modification to rollingstock.
  • Ensuring all work is performed in accordance with technical & operational specifications.
  • Progressing the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement.
  • Providing material requirements to ensure safe and efficient running of rollingstock.

About you:

  • Boilermaker or mechanical trade qualification (mandatory).
  • High level of knowledge of functions, defects & fault findings with equipment.
  • Unrestricted 'C' class Driver’s Licence.
  • Forklift Licence (preferred).
  • Great attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Sound verbal communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Substantial level of skills in repair, maintenance & overhaul of machinery.

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, gyms, 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

Advertised: 05 Nov 2023 Applications close: 24 Dec 2023