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Locomotive Driver

Job number 84768-203434 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Blackwater, Bluff Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics, Train Driver

Location: -Bluff

Remuneration/Benefit: As per Aurizon Coal EA plus a generous uplift payment for living regionally.  

About the role:

Aurizon are currently seeking a Qualified Locomotive Driver who will be based at our Bluff Depot. These roles will be suited to individuals who are able to display superior teamwork skills, flexibility, demonstrate personal accountability for their safety and are committed to superior customer service.

  • Operation of locomotives including mainline, shunting and yard operations.
  • Examine and certify trains as ready for departure,
  • Apply 'best practice' train management techniques to ensure efficient and safe train operations.
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures
  • Contribute to continuous performance improvement,
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's award and other industrial agreements relevant to the position of Locomotive Driver 
  • Provide excellent customer service.

About you:

  • Certificate IV in Rail Operations
  • Experience in QLD Safe working Systems
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers’ licence
  • A strong commitment to safety
  • Ability to work a 24/7 shift work roster including availability to work weekends,
  • Commitment to Aurizon values and a willingness to embrace a diverse work environment.

Successful candidates will undergo and a category one rail medical during the recruitment process, along with providing evidence of the units of competence successfully attained from the TLI 42615 Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Rail Operations).

What we offer you:              

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential.  With a national portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities
  • Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring 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: 25 Jun 2024