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Mainline Locomotive Driver in Training - Cootamundra

  • LocationCootamundra, NSW 2590
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions7 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Never published
  • Job no: JQT8M
  • Category: Operations, Bulk
  • Become part of a team that is championing safety and personal development
  • Join our fast moving and dynamic Freight Business
  • Permanent opportunity at our Cootamundra depot

About the role

We are seeking interest from Locomotive Drivers and Driver Assistants to work at our Cootamundra Depot to support our Freight operations. The role reports into the supervisor and you will be working on a 24/7 blank line roster.

The primary objective of a Locomotive Driver is to prepare, manage and operate locomotives and trains safely in accordance with their level of competency, safe working qualifications and established Pacific National’s operational procedures and agreements, in order to meet customer and operational requirements.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with key internal stakeholders to achieve a 'Delivered In-Full, On-Time' (DIFOT) performance.
  • 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, accountability, integrity and teamwork.

About your experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Proven rail industry / freight experience
  • Cert IV in Train Driving is advantageous, (min. qualified as a second person/ driver assistant)
  • A display a high regard for safety
  • A positive and supportive attitude when working within a team environment
  • A basic level of computer literacy
  • A focus on customer needs and supporting continuous improvement
  • A current full motor vehicle licence
  • Available and flexible to work a 24/7 roster

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: safety, integrity, accountability and teamwork and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

Closing date

Applications close on 8th August.

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

  • Closed a month ago - 08 Aug 2021