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Work type: Full Time
Categories: Operations Support Staff
Pacific National (PN) is the largest provider of diversified rail freight services in Australia. We haul a variety of freight including coal, intermodal containers, steel, and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the region’s economy, businesses and households running. We operate nationally with approximately 3,500 staff in over 100 sites across Australia. Join us as we continue to transform our business and shape the rail freight industry, to achieve our vision of becoming Australia’s recognised leader for safe, innovative and sustainable rail freight solutions.
An opportunity exists within our Asset and Infrastructure Services division, for a Wagon Maintainer to join the team based at our Cootamundra Depot. The role is working with the Maintenance Supervisor & Planners to ensure that wagon maintenance requirements are met safely and effectively. Wagon Maintainers are required to carry out scheduled maintenance, inspection work, out of course repairs and respond to emergency recoveries on the rail network. The main objective of this important team is to ensure on time availability of Pacific National rolling stock, including the introduction of new wagon and technologies. Applicants must be able to work on a roster basis.
Key responsibilities include:
Undertake wagon preventative maintenance, repairs and out of course maintenance.
Undertake wagon maintenance in-field, which would typically include unscheduled maintenance, recovery and collision damage work.
Liaise with planners and contractors in addition to supervisors, other maintainers and terminal operators on wagon issues; liaise with divisional planners/coordinators to coordinate wagon movements.
Perform heating, cutting activities and welding.
Operate mobile plant, equipment, vehicles and lifting equipment within work area.
Undertake wagon movements in the maintenance area as required using fixed and mobile equipment.
Fabricate and assemble components for repair/replacement/modification.
The key to success for this role will be your mechanical aptitude, a solid commitment to safety, strong communication skills and a demonstrated customer focus. Although not essential, non specific trade qualifications are highly regarded, as is proven maintenance experience in rail or transport related industries. Training will be provided for successful applicants without previous experience. Adaptability to work autonomously and work as part of a team is essential. A current C class driver's licence as well as basic computer skills and general literacy will be required to carry out daily activities. Fork lift licence and MR Drivers Licences are also highly regarded.
Our culture embraces diversity, inclusion and flexible work options. Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to opportunities for growth and development, while enjoying Pacific National’s financial and non-financial benefits.
We are looking for people who share our values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Teamwork, and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.
We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.
Applications close on 19 June 2019.
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Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time 05 Jun 2019
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
19 Jun 2019
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