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Signal Electrician

Job number 63481-184483 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Blackwater Categories: Trade & Services, Trades

Location: Blackwater

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive salary + $27k local living allowance

Aurizon is looking for a Signal Electrician to carry out the installation, maintenance and repair of all signalling equipment and report on the performance of the signalling asset to ensure safe and effective operation. We are offering a $15k sign on bonus for qualified Signal Electricians holding a Certificate IV Electrical Rail Signalling! 

About the role:

  • Install, maintain and repair signalling equipment and related components.
  • Repair and adjust mechanical signalling equipment as required.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specification.
  • Maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems.
  • Report on actual work performed against the scheduled work program and report any equipment performance and condition irregularities.
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement.
  • 8-day fortnight with an on-call/night shift rotating roster.
  • Some travel required for closures and maintenance tasks.

About you:

  • Cert III Engineering (Electrical) or equivalent.
  • Queensland Electrical Licence (Mandatory).
  • Successful completion and maintenance of Cert IV Electrical (Rail Signalling) (Highly Desirable).
  • Competent in Fault Rectification, Testing and Commissioning and Decommissioning of Signalling System. 
  • High level of skill in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of assets and associated components equipment.
  • Substantial level of knowledge of functions, defects and fault finding with equipment associated with assets.
  • Ample level of skill in interpreting technical instructions and drawings.
  • Substantial level of knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and instructions including the Workplace Health and Safety Act.
  • Sound level of both written and verbal communication skills.

We will be considering applications from qualified Electricians looking to gain on the job training and obtain a Cert IV in Electrical Rail Signalling. This Nationally recognised qualification will be delivered internally within approximately 12 - 18 months.

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 Mar 2024 Applications close: 19 Apr 2024