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Tradesperson Electrical - Forrestfield

Job number 680635 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Forrestfield Categories: Trade & Services

Location: Forrestfield

Remuneration: Attractive Salary and Other Employment Conditions

  • Ongoing training
  • Growth opportunities
  • Working mixed roster of day and afternoon shifts

About the role:

Working as part of the Rollingstock Maintenance team, the successful candidate will exercise their trade skills and knowledge to ensure that locomotives, wagons, plant and infrastructure are repaired and maintained to the required standard of safety and reliability to ensure the efficient running of freight services.

  • Repair and maintain locomotives, wagons, plant and infrastructure within level of competence;
  • Work from schematic diagrams and technical drawings to fault find and solve electrical problems;
  • Undertake train examination and operate fixed and mobile plant;
  • Provide guidance and "on job" instruction to other staff as required;
  • Use fixed, portable and hand machines, utilising hand tools and precision instruments;
  • Undertake material, tooling, component identification, selection, application and installation;
  • Provide derailment recovery support as required. 
  • Travel to support work demand across all maintenance depots in WA as per WA Enterprise Agreement and rosters.

About you: 

  • A strong commitment to safety and the “I Know Safe, I choose Safe” principal.
  • Promote and support positive workplace culture initiatives.
  • An Electrical Trades Certificate or formal equivalent and a valid 'A' grade Electrical License.
  • The ability to interpret schematic drawings.
  • A current unrestricted driver's license. 

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


For more information on this position (reference 92806-150294), please contact Julia on 0477 985 054.

Advertised: 26 Oct 2023 Applications close: