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Trade Operator - Mechanical

Job number 38377 - 681548 Work type: Permanent - Full Time Location: Sarina, Rockhampton, QLD - Flexible Location Categories: Trade & Services, Trades

Location: Sarina or Rockhampton

Remuneration/Benefit: $120k + Super + allowances  

Are you looking for a change or finishing an apprenticeship? Our Trade Operator role is diverse, no two days are ever the same. Applying your trade skills you will maintain, service, repair and perform approved modifications. We will provide training to support your transition to the rail industry and operating on-track machinery. We also offer genuine opportunities for career progression in return for your commitment.

About the role:

  • Travel across Central Queensland Coal Network (CQCN) for maintenance/closures
  • You must have the ability to work on varying rosters such as 10 on 4 off, 8 on 6 off
  • Your roster is based on a 208 shift count
  • Ideally Live in Mackay / Sarina / Rockhampton or surrounding suburbs

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About you:

  • Certificate III Engineering Mechanical
  • Current drivers’ licence (Essential)
  • High level of skill in maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of plant and equipment
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal
  • Exceptional teamwork skills and helpful attitude

Sorry FIFO is not offered, however some of staff are happy DIDO (you must meet fatigue guidelines).

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

Advertised: 05 Jul 2024 Applications close: 02 Aug 2024