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Locomotive Driver - Port Augusta

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Permanent - Full Time
Port Augusta
Transport Operations & Logistics

Aurizon is actively recruiting to increase its qualified locomotive driver numbers at our Port Augusta depot. This role will see you working a mix of local and relay work and will see you working away for up to 5 days at at time.

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:  

  • Must be available to work 24/7 shift roster.
  • Experience in SA/NT Safe Working System is advantageous.
  • Extensive freight and/or heavy haulage locomotive driving experience.
  • A Certificate IV in Rail Operations.
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence.

Successful candidates will need to provide evidence of the units of competence successfully attained from the TLI 42615 Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Rail Operations).

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 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

For more information on this position (reference 679385), please contact Jason on 08 9212 2568

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