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Trade Operator - Boilermaker

Job number 93286-163641 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Sarina, Mackay, Rockhampton Categories: Trades


Location: Sarina 

Remuneration/Benefit: $120k + Super + Generous Daily Travel Allowances

Are you looking for a change or finishing an apprenticeship? Our Trade Operator role is diverse, no days two days ever are the same. You will become part of a small team that travels extensively across the Aurizon Network.  Applying your trade skills you will maintain, service, repair and perform approved modifications. We will teach you and offer external Trade Training everything you need to know about rail and operating on-track machinery, we also offer genuine opportunities for progression in return for your commitment.

About the role:

  • Travel across Central Queensland Coal Network (CQCN) for maintenance/closures - away from home for 80% of rostered shifts
  • You must have the ability to work away from home on a varying roster consisting of rosters such as 10 on 4 off, 8 on 6 off
  • Your roster is based on a 208 shift count
  • Ideally live Sarina or surrounding suburbs (sorry FIFO is not offered)

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About you:

  • Certificate III Engineering (Boilermaker/ Fabrication Trade Certificate)
  • Current Drivers’ Licence (Essential)
  • High level of skill in maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of plant and equipment
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal
  • Exceptional teamwork skills and helpful attitude

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

This role is eligible for Network's Refer a Friend Programme. Available to Aurizon employees! If you refer a friend to this role and they are successful in getting the job, you will receive $5,000, and the person you have successfully referred will receive $5,000 *conditions apply. Email with any questions. To refer a friend, click here.

Advertised: 01 Apr 2024