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Terminal Locomotive Driver

Job number 94453 -199415 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Gillman Categories: Transport Operations & Logistics, Train Driver

Location: Gillman, SA 

About the role:  

Seeking a qualified Terminal Locomotive Driver to join the Aurizon Gillman SA depot. This role will provide yard shunting services and yard information to Terminal leadership team in the Gillman depot. 

This role will see you: 

  • Plan and implement yard shunting operations. 
  • Perform safe and efficient shunting functions in yards and terminals. 
  • Undertake train integrity and examination. 
  • Carry out minor maintenance of yard facilities. 
  • Provide yard reports. 
  • Perform the function of observer on designated corridors. 
  • Carry out wagon inspections. 
  • Liaise with customers to ensure effective yard operations. 
  • Perform train movements within the yard (where qualified) 
  • Generate train consist – Locomotive and wagon ID numbering, ensure consist integrity electronically and or manually. 

About you: 

  • Minimum Cert III in Terminal Train Driving (freight) 
  • A strong commitment to safety and proven ability to apply safety management principles. 
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers’ licence. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including direct customer contact. 
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills, often under pressure. 
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations. 
  • Demonstrable ability to work as a team member. 
  • Possess high levels of concentration. 
  • Commitment to Aurizon values and a willingness to embrace a diverse work environment. 

Ability to successfully pass pre-employment checks such as driving history checks, reference checks and a CAT 1 Rail medical is a requirement. Please note this is not a FIFO/DIDO position. 

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.  

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: 10 Jul 2024