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Operations Trainer

Job number 82992-179977 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Kwinana Categories: Train Driver

Based in Kwinana (Perth), this Operations Trainer opportunity will see you provide training to qualified traincrew and trainees that are new to the rail industry.

We are seeking applications from current Operations Trainers or qualified Locomotive Drivers looking to advance their careers into a leadership/training role.

About the role:

  • Ensure all training and assessing comply with legislative/statutory obligations.
  • Develop, deliver, evaluate and review local training and assessment documents to support rail safety worker training.
  • Conduct job tuition of trainees in accordance with Aurizon’s RTO standards.
  • Develop gap training plans and conduct re-training and assessment of rail safety workers who are assessed against the required criteria as not yet competent.
  • Coordinate route and traction assessments for Locomotive Drivers.
  • Ensure all training and assessment documentation is appropriately maintained, completed and recorded.
  • Contribute to the review and continuous improvement of training materials and methods and safety / operational procedures.
  • Conduct training, assessment and ongoing re-assessment as required to comply with relevant network safeworking requirements for rail safety workers.
  • Operate scheduled train services as a Locomotive Driver to maintain train operating competency and assist with operational requirements.

About you: 

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Mandatory).
  • Certificate IV in Rail Operations (Mandatory).
  • Ability to apply best practice train management techniques to ensure efficient and safe train operations.
  • High level of facilitation, mentoring, coaching, and relationship building skills to create lasting attitudinal and behavioural change.

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: 22 Feb 2024 Applications close: 22 Apr 2024