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Regional Maintenance Leader - Avon

Job number 87491-202021 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Avon Categories: Trade & Services

Location: Avon

Remuneration/Benefit: Attractive salary package to be negotiated.

  • Career Advancement Opportunity.
  • Northam Based Leadership Role.
  • Oversee Heavy Locomotive and Wagon Maintenance.

About the role:

This role will be responsible for leading a team of tradespeople in the service & repair of locomotives and related equipment.

You will lead by championing a safe culture that promotes, creates, and maintains a known safe - choose safe approach as well as delivering on maintenance activities to schedule and highest standard. 

  • Team leadership of tradespeople including Electricians, Fitters & Boilermakers to achieve business targets 
  • Manage and coordinate training activities for maintenance personnel and site improvements activities.
  • Track rosters, on time performance & safety against benchmarks and standards of performance
  • Manage and implement suggestions regarding operational changes and improvement initiatives which may be required to achieve increased productivity, efficiency, safety and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure all operational activities are compliant with relevant industrial instruments, safety
    management systems, company procedures, and legislative/statutory obligations.
  • Managing of minor projects and assisting, planning and scheduling personnel to achieve scheduled work.
  • Requirement to support the re-convey and derailment team.

About you: 

  • You will have high level interpersonal skills & the ability to build and maintain relationships with direct reports, management and external stakeholders.
  • High level operational knowledge of maintenance programs such as SAP.
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Trade qualified or related discipline. 
  • Hold a certificate IV / Diploma in Frontline Management or equivalent  (Preferred).

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

For more information on this position (reference 87491-202021), please contact Julia on 08 9212 2605.

Advertised: 11 Jul 2024 Applications close: 27 Jul 2024