Employment

Below are expressions of interest only

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Rail Maintenance & Construction Labourers

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced Rail Maintenance and Construction Labourers for FIFO & local positions on a casual on-going basis.

Position Description:

  • Safely working within rail maintenance and construction crews
  • Carry out rail maintenance and construction requirements as per client requests
  • Carry out track ballasting operations
  • Installation of railways sleepers
  • Installation and repair of rail fastening systems
  • Carry out rail installation
  • Abide by all set safety protocols/procedures
  • Attend and participate in all safety related activities i.e. pre-start meetings, toolbox talks & safe act observations.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Minimum C Class Drivers’ License (HR class would be preferred)
  • Associated Track Access Accreditations
  • Proven experience in track construction & maintenance
  • Ability to pass a CAT 3 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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Train Drivers

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest for experienced Train Drivers to fill positions with various clients based across Australia. Positions offered are on an on-going basis.

Position Description:

  • Flexible residential rosters inclusive of both day & night shifts
  • Driving locomotives hauling freight or bulk commodities across the Australian Railway network.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Current Train Drivers’ Qualifications and Competencies
  • Follow legislative & regulatory values on safe working practices
  • MUST HAVE demonstrated recent experience operating Locomotives
  • First Aid & Dangerous Goods qualifications preferred but not essential as some training can be provided
  • Ability to pass a CAT 1 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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Shunters

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest for Shunters to fill positions with various clients based across Australia. Positions offered are on an on-going basis.

Position Description:

  • Coordinating with Yard Supervisor in planning shunting operations for rolling stock
  • Loading/unloading rolling stock
  • Communicate & negotiate with yard personnel, reading & interpreting instructions/procedures in marshalling & shunting
  • Identify equipment requirements and carry out pre-start checks
  • Coupling & uncoupling rolling stock
  • Operating points and signals.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Experience in shunting & follow safety procedures in marshalling rolling stock
  • High level of communications in shunting & marshalling operations
  • Comprehensive knowledge in correct shunting procedures
  • Understand principles in the operation of protective devices, air brakes, handbrakes & derailers
  • Able to complete documents related to the organisation of marshaling and shunting operations
  • Ability to pass a CAT 1 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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Track Machine Operators

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced Track Machine Operators to fill positions with various clients based across Australia. Positions offered are on an on-going basis.

Position Description:

  • Operating Production/Switch Tamper & Ballast Regulator Track Machines
  • Working with Surface Track Machine crews on rail maintenance & ballast cleaning
  • Abide by safety procedures, conducting pre-start checks on machinery & safe operations
  • General track machine maintenance.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Minimum MR Drivers’ License (HR would be preferred)
  • Associated Track Access Accreditation
  • Track Machine Operator tickets/qualifications
  • Proven experience in operating rail Track Machines (Regulators & Tampers)
  • Experience in track construction & maintenance
  • Ability to pass a CAT 3 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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Rail Welders (aluminothermic, Flashbutt & BOUTET)

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced Rail Welders to fill positions with various clients based across Australia. Positions offered are on an on-going basis.

Position Description:

  • Coordinating works & planning consumables for welding projects with Maintenance Manager
  • Leading welding team/offsiders
  • Re-railing works in track construction & maintenance
  • Competent use of mobile/fixed aluminothermic, flashbutt and boutet welding equipment.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Associated Track Access Accreditation
  • Proven experience in Aluminothermic, Flashbutt (Fixed/Mobile) and Boutet welding techniques
  • Extensive track construction & maintenance experience
  • Welding tickets/qualifications
  • Hot Works permit (essential but not compulsory)
  • Ability to pass a CAT 3 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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Per-Way Patrollers

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced Permanent Way Patrollers to fill positions with various clients based across Australia. Positions offered are on an on-going basis.

Position Description:

  • Routine & reactive railway inspections of the reserve & perway
  • Clear understanding of safety & operational limits on maintaining & repairing reserve & perway assets
  • Operating on-track rail equipment & inspection vehicles
  • Assess, plan & execute safety plans as per railway rules safety requirements.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Associated Track Access Accreditation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of perway technical standards
  • Experience in maintaining a safe & practical perway
  • Ability to identify and report any railway faults & defects
  • Track maintenance experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to pass a CAT 1 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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Track Protection Officers

Railtrain is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced Track Protection Officers for FIFO to fill positions with various clients based across Australia. Positions offered are on an on-going basis

Position Description:

  • Track protection on rail construction works
  • Liaising with site personnel & train control.

Requirements:

  • High level of safety awareness
  • Follow legislative & regulatory values on safe working practices
  • Associated Track Access Accreditation
  • Experience in Safeworking & Track Protection
  • Current Drivers’ License
  • Ability to pass a CAT 1 Rail Medical and D&A Screen.

Highly desireable:

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