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Mechanical Apprentice - Rollingstock Maintainer

Job number 91227-184196 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Thevenard Categories: Apprentice, Trade & Services, Trades

Calling locals looking to get a start with Aurizon as we look for an Mechanical Apprentice! 

Location: Ceduna/Thevenard, SA

  • Start Your Career with Australia's Largest Rail Freight Operator
  • Obtain Nationally Recognised Qualification
  • Development and growth opportunities

About the role:

We are looking for an Apprentice Mechanical to join the Ceduna/Thevenard, SA team. Aurizon apprenticeships provide an opportunity to work in one of Australia's largest and most recognised companies assisting in the maintenance of the rollingstock equipment and systems.

This opportunity will see you trained in-house and gain a nationally recognised qualification. We understand our environment is unique and obtaining the qualifications for our jobs is best gained by getting that experience firsthand, by skilled Aurizon staff.

This role will see you develop strong technical and safety skills within our Bulk Central team, that will see you build a solid foundation as you are mentored by leaders in the field and supported by our Training department with opportunities beyond your trade.

  • Proactively seek opportunities to develop trade skills and knowledge
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety requirements
  • Follow any guidance required to ensure work is performed to company standards
  • Actively participate in team and safety meetings, contributing to improvement initiatives

About you:

We are eager to engage with people who have a genuine interest in their chosen trade through work experience or hobbies. You have completed or will have completed year 10 by the end of 2024.  You will be energetic in your approach to this role and excited to join or further your career in the Rail Industry.

  • An overriding commitment to health & safety.
  • A strong desire to learn and develop a range of new skills associated with your chosen trade.
  • Motivation to achieve individual and team goals and objectives with a willingness to actively contribute to attain results.
  • Ability to undertake an extensive training program including theory & practical components.
  • Drivers licence preferred.
  • Commitment to Aurizon values and a willingness to embrace a diverse work environment.

Ability to successfully pass pre-employment checks such as testing, references and medical is a requirement of this role. Please note this is not a FIFO/DIDO position.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top ASX listed company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

At Aurizon, we are motivated to develop our staff ensure they have a long and fulfilling career with us. We pride ourselves on giving back to regional communities and want to continue this by employing locals who want to stay local.

We offer a diverse work environment with training, development, and career progression opportunities for our driven and passionate employees. We recognise the benefits of gender and cultural diversity within the business.

With outstanding benefits such as discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands, Parental Leave Program and Super Booster, there has never been a better time to look to Aurizon. Attractive salary in accordance with EA. 

To learn about us and our company values visit

Advertised: 20 Mar 2024 Applications close: 19 Apr 2024