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Trainee Systems Maintainer

Job number 680720 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Gracemere Categories: Traineeship

Location: Rockhampton

Remuneration/Benefit: Starting $60k + Super + potential for overtime/ Permanent full time

About the role:

Aurizon is seeking applications from safety focused individuals with a fantastic can-do attitude and an enthusiasm to learn. This is a unique opportunity to be trained in-house and become a fully qualified Systems Maintainer. At Aurizon, we understand our environment is unique and obtaining the qualifications for our jobs is best gained by getting that experience firsthand, from skilled Aurizon staff and on the job training.

In this 24-month trainee role, you will develop technical and safety skills within our Network Signalling teams that will see you build a solid foundation and obtain Nationally recognised qualifications as you are mentored by leaders in the field and supported by our Training department. 

These are permanent roles, working an 8 day fortnight between 6.30am to 4.00pm each day. Transition to a qualified Systems Maintainer role is dependent on successful completion of the course work, practical application and business requirements.

In order to be successful in this role you need to complete testing, a medical, reference checks and hold a C-Class QLD Manual drivers’ licence or minimum P2 (Mandatory). Ability to travel is a must and previous experience in the rail industry is a definite advantage!

About you:

Our main criteria is that you are motivated and keen to learn. We are looking to give this opportunity to someone who is looking to build a career and commit to the regional town of Rockhampton.

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: 29 Oct 2023 Applications close: