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Apprentice Intake 2024/2025

Job number 681479 Work type: Temporary - Full Time Location: Sarina, Gladstone, Jilalan, Rockhampton, Stuart, QLD - Various Locations Categories: Apprentice, Traineeship

Locations: Gladstone, Rockhampton, Townsville & Sarina

Salary: Apprentice/Trainee wages apply


About the roles:

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a clear desire to complete an Apprenticeship and become a qualified Electrician or Diesel/Mechanical Fitter. This is an opportunity to learn from highly skilled tradespeople in maintenance facilities or to work in the field operating and maintaining on-track machinery.

Aurizon’s maintenance facility roles are based in Jilalan (Sarina), Stuart (Townsville), and Callemondah (Gladstone).  Our in-field apprentices are based in Sarina & Rockhampton; however, successful candidates must commit to extensive travel around the Central Queensland Coal Network.

In addition to the apprentice roles, we are also offering traineeships in Warehousing at our Jilalan & Callemondah depots along with a Business Administration traineeship in Jilalan.

These roles will require you to:

  • Develop skills, experience, and the knowledge to obtain a nationally recognized qualification.
  • Successfully complete TAFE and practical assessments within the given timeframe.
  • Actively participate in team and safety meetings, contributing to improvement initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with a variety of trades personnel to ensure work is performed in accordance with technical & operational standards.

About you:

  • You have completed or will have completed Year 10 by the end of 2024.
  • You have a genuine interest in your chosen trade, evident through work experience or hobbies.
  • A sound 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 attaining results.
  • Demonstrated interest in the chosen trade.
  • Ability to undertake an extensive training program including theory & practical components.
  • QLD drivers’ license.

The ability to successfully pass pre-employment checks such as testing, references, and medical is a requirement for these roles.

What we can 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.
  • 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 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 more about us and our company values, please visit


Advertised: 01 Jul 2024 Applications close: 21 Jul 2024