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Terminal Operator

Job number 94406-201536 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Gillman Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics

Location: Gillman

About the role:

As a Terminal Operator you will be responsible for coordinating, planning, loading, and unloading trains within terminals and sidings, in accordance with safe-working and operational procedures. You will also be responsible for processing freight, operational documentation, and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of yourself and others within the workplace.

  • Operating Forklifts and Reach Stackers to perform operational duties as required for container movements and train loading/ unloading. Use of terminal equipment such as scissor lifts and boom lifts.
  • Forward planning of terminal service requirements for scheduled trains including conducting basic marshalling activities.
  • Performing train and equipment inspections to ensure all road and rail transit documentation has been completed and received.
  • Updating of the Transport Management System and the processing of customer trucks through the gate as required.
  • Induction of customers and contractors at the terminal.

You will be working and liaising in a collaborative team environment sharing innovative ideas to improve the availability of adequate resources to cover operational requirements.

About you: 

  • Reach Stacker and Forklift licence/experience.
  • A proactive attitude and willingness to learn about Aurizon operations.
  • Great communication and teamwork skills.
  • High attention to detail and ability to maintain safety and quality documentation.

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
  • 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
  • As an endorsed WORK180 employer, you can view of policies and benefits here

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 50 ASX company.  Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit

Advertised: 10 Jul 2024 Applications close: 26 Jul 2024