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Transport Operations & Logistics

About the role:

Aurizon’s Newcastle depot is currently seeking to appoint an experienced qualified Locomotive Driver. We are looking for competent operators who can provide operational support in accordance with safety procedures. The main responsibilities for the role are:

•Operate all forms of traction and trains competently and safely

•Apply best practice train management techniques competently to ensure efficient and safe train operations and re-accredit as required.

•Ensure quality customer service to meet business objectives

•Work in accordance with relevant Enterprise Agreements and other industrial agreements relevant to the position.


About you:

•Certificate in Locomotive Driving

•Valid C Class Driver Licence

•Strong commitment to safety

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Excellent verbal and written communications skills

•Able to produce clear, concise information

Successful external candidates will be subject to safety critical testing and a category one rail medical during the recruitment process, along with providing evidence of the units of competence successfully attained from the TLI 42615 Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Rail Operations)

About Aurizon:

 Aurizon is a top-50 ASX-listed company and Australia’s largest rail freight operator.  Each day we transport coal, iron ore and other minerals as well as agricultural and general freight across the nation.  We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and high performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee, be they male or female, blue collar or white collar, and allows them to build better careers as they help us build a better company.


Our benefits:

•Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, vehicles and retail brands

•Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

•Access to an employee assistance program

•Access to female and ATSI mentoring programs

•A diverse work environment that wins awards for gender equity, LGBTI inclusion and workplace diversity


Our values:


Safety: Safety of ourselves and others is our number one priority. Safety is at the core of everything we do as we commit to ZEROHARM.

People: Diversity strengthens our capability. Our energy, courage and passion motivate us to create extraordinary outcomes.

Integrity: We are honest, fair and conduct business with the highest ethical standards. We are respectful in all of our dealings.

Customer: Customers are at the heart of our business. We consistently deliver what we promise.

Excellence: We create value through collaboration, and innovation. Our hallmarks are clear accountability, continuous improvement.


For more information on position 66472 please contact Leah Boardman on 02 6934 6221


Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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