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Locomotive Driver

Job number 94209 -197514 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Berimah Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics, Train Driver

Location: Berrimah, NT

About the role:

We are currently seeking qualified Locomotive Driver to be based at our Berrimah depot in Darwin on a full-time arrangement. This role will be a mix of local and relay working to Port Augusta, South Australia, which will see you working away from home for up to 5 days at a time.

  • Operation of locomotives including mainline, shunting and marshalling.
  • Examine and certify trains as ready for departure.
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures.
  • Maintain a high level of on-time running.
  • Prepare and conduct brake testing on locomotives.
  • Provide high quality customer service to enable Aurizon to meet its set business objectives. 

About you:

  • Strong commitment to safety and Aurizon’s safety strategy “I Know Safe, I Choose Safe”.
  • Must be available to work a 24/7 shift roster.
  • Experience working in any of the following Safe Working systems an advantage: SA, WA, NSW, VIC and NT
  • Extensive freight and/or heavy haulage locomotive driving experience
  • A Certificate IV in Rail Operations
  • Current unrestricted driver’s licence

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: 27 May 2024 Applications close: 31 Jul 2024