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Tradesperson Mechanical - Esperance

Job number 680668 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Esperance Categories: Trade & Services

Location: Esperance

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive remuneration and other employment conditions in accordance with current EA

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

  • Esperance based full time permanent role
  • Female and Indigenous candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent opportunity to join Largest Rail Freight Operating Company  

In your new role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Conducting routine corrective maintenance and fault repair on locomotives
  • Reporting on actual work performed against the scheduled work program
  • Ensuring all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specifications
  • Maintaining all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems
  • Progressing the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement
  • Supporting other WA maintenance depots as per EA agreement

About you: 

  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Current unrestricted WA drivers’ licence
  • Mechanical Trade Certificate or formal equivalent
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Proven track of record of interpreting technical instructions and drawings
  • High level of knowledge of functions, defects and fault finding with equipment 
  • Substantial level of skill in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of locomotives, wagons, or heavy industrial plant although not essential, will be d be highly regarded

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
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster
  • Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring programs
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands

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

For more information on this position (reference 84809-152833), please contact Julia on 0477 985 054.

Advertised: 16 Nov 2023 Applications close: