Locomotive Driver – Avon

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Locomotive Driver - Avon

Job ID: 9948
Job Views: 9
Location: Northam
Post Code: 6401
Category: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 02/04/2024


Aurizon and CBH have signed a long-term haulage and rollingstock maintenance contract covering all rail requirements for CBH’s Western Australian grain harvests. CBH Group are Australia's largest grain exporter, handling an average annual harvest of 14 million tonnes of grain.

As Aurizon continues to thrive in 2023, we are currently seeking qualified Locomotive Drivers to be based at our Avon (Northam) depot in Western Australia on a full-time arrangement. This role will be suited to an individual who is able to display superior teamwork skills, flexibility, a high level of safety awareness and excellent customer service.

Job Requirements:

About the role:

  • Operation of locomotives including mainline, shunting and marshalling.
  • Examine and certify trains as ready for departure.
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures.
  • Maintain a high level of on-time running.
  • Prepare and conduct brake testing on locomotives.
  • Provide high quality customer service to enable Aurizon to meet its set business objectives.

About you:

  • Strong commitment to safety and the Aurizon Safety Strategy “I Know Safe, I Choose Safe”.
  • Must be available to work 24/7 shift roster.
  • Experience in WA Safeworking System is advantageous.
  • Extensive freight and/or heavy haulage locomotive driving experience.
  • A certificate IV in Rail Operations.
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence.

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

How to Apply:

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.

Why you’ll love Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator.  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 www.aurizon.com.au/careers

For more information on this position (88351), please contact Jason on 08 9212 2568

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