‹ Back to all jobs

Bulk Locomotive Driver - Melbourne

LocationMelbourne, VIC
Work TypeFull time
Job no: JQCK7
Category: Operations
  • Full time permanent opportunity for a qualified driver in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Participate in planned 24/7 covering roster

Pacific National is committed to diversity in our workforce and encourages women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

About the role

We are seeking a Locomotive Driver for full time (24/7 roster) opportunity based at one of our Depots to work within our Bulk business. Our Drivers prepare, manage, and operate locomotives and trains safely in order to meet customer and operational requirements.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with key internal stakeholders to achieve a 'Delivered In-Full, On-Time' (DIFOT) performance for the Pacific National group
  • Proactively working towards and supporting the achievement of safety goals
  • Provisioning and preparing locomotives for train operations including checking and testing control systems as well as preparing relevant compliance documentation
  • Performing and maintaining locomotive train operations in accordance with specifications and procedures
  • On-going commitment to company values of safety, integrity, accountability and team work

About you

  • Proven rail freight locomotive driving experience
  • Certificate 4 - Qualified Locomotive Drivers
  • You will display a high regard for safety
  • You will demonstrate a positive and supportive attitude when working within a team environment
  • Have basic level of computer literacy is required
  • Be focused on customer needs and requirements
  • Willingness to undertake ongoing training and development activities is a must
  • A current motor vehicle licence required
  • You must be available and flexible to work a 24/7 roster that includes both local working and barracks working
  • You will support and embrace continuous improvements and change

About Us

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 90+ 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.

We are seeking applicants who share our values: Make it simple, Share More, Kindness, Gratitude, Curiosity, and Own it and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

Closing date

Applications close on 16th Jun 2024.

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future? To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about Pacific National, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page www.pacificnational.com.au/careers   

Home Safely Everyday - Our top priority is getting you home to your family safely every day.