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Wagon Maintainer - Permanent Full-time Role

Pacific National - Perth, WA

Trades & Services
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Full Job Description
Permanent position
Essential Services provider
Ideal role for experienced production operators and/or labourers with strong mechanical aptitude

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

About the Role

An opportunity exists within for a Wagon Maintainer to join the team based at our Perth Freight Terminal and Maintenance Workshop.

The role requires you to work with the Maintenance Supervisor and 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 essential 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 8-12 hour shifts, rotating roster basis.

Key responsibilities include:
Wagon preventative maintenance, repairs and out of course maintenance
Wagon maintenance in-field, which would typically include unscheduled maintenance, recovery and collision damage work
Perform heating, cutting activities and welding
Operate mobile plant, equipment, vehicles and lifting equipment within work area
Wagon movements in the maintenance area as required using fixed and mobile equipment
Fabrication and assembly of components for repair, replacement or modification

About You

In order to be successful in this role, you’ll need to demonstrate a solid commitment to safety, have a strong mechanical aptitude and experience working in a routine/repetitive environment

In addition, you’ll be expected to demonstrate:
Proven experience working within a production, trades or labouring role
Maintenance experience in related industries is desirable
Proven ability to work autonomously and as a part of a team is essential
Current C Class Drivers Licence is essential
Forklift and MR Drivers Licences are advantageous
Basic computer skills and general literacy required to carry out daily activities

  • Note that training is available for the right candidate.
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.

Closing Date

Applications close 23 April 2021.

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