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May

Trackworker

Private Company - Warialda Rail, NSW

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Founded in 1865, with approximately 6,500 staff, around $7 billion in assets and more than 6,500 kilometres of track, Queensland Rail (QR) is an integrated customer and rail infrastructure business servicing the passenger, tourism, resources and freight customer markets throughout Queensland. The organisation aims to be the safest, best performing and most customer focused railway in Australia.

Our Miriam Vale track team currently has a permanent full-time opportunity for a Trackworker to join their team.

You will form part of a multi-skilled work group to deliver work across track located anywhere between Tamaree and Parana. This can include replacing timber sleepers, general labouring duties and a variety of other railway track maintenance activities.

About the role:
• Safely and efficiently carry out labouring duties, ensuring track safety is maintained.
• Carry out duties as directed by the Supervisor.
• Observe all legal and safety obligations of the organisation.
• Travel and perform outdoor work (including flood repair and other emergency work) throughout Queensland, often in challenging weather conditions and high temperatures.
• Participate in quality improvement activities and contribute to the development of new work practices.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must have the following:
• Hold a current manual ‘C’ class driver’ licence.
• Previous hands-on labouring experience.
• Previous trackworker and/or thermite welding experience advantageous.
• Front-end loader, excavator, skid steer, truck licence, or other licences/ tickets are desirable.
• A strong work ethic and ability to work efficiently as part of team.
• A strong commitment to safe working practices and zero harm.
• Flexibility to work and travel across the district and work weekends when required.

What to expect:
• Strong focus on safety and teamwork.
• Training provided including Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure.
• Base salary commencing at $51,618 per annum, allowances and penalty rates (where applicable) and generous super.
• Permanent full-time role working across a 9-day fortnight, generally between the hours of 0600 to 1500.

Position description

If this position interests you and you feel you have the knowledge and experience please apply to Trackworker (1008) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant experience by 11:59pm Monday 31st May, 2021.

IMPORTANT NOTE: CURRENT QUEENSLAND RAIL EMPLOYEES 

Queensland Rail employees must apply for vacancies via the People Connect solution and not via the external Queensland Rail career site or Seek using one of the following options: 

1. While at home or on the go at anytime, anywhere using the People Connect Solution on a personal device not connected to the Queensland Rail IT network or LAN. Please note you will need to set up Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) on your account profile. There are two options to do this: 

  • Install the Microsoft Authenticator app on your smartphone. 
  • If your phone does not support the app, or you do not wish to use an app, you can authenticate by either an automated phone call or a 6-digit verification code received via a text message

2. While at work signed via the People Connect solution (Single Sign On) using a Queensland Rail corporate device connected to the Queensland Rail IT network or LAN. 

External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing. The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, pre-employment health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.

Queensland Rail embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We have built the foundation for diversity in the areas of gender balance, First Nations Peoples, Youth, Disability and Multiculturalism. We continue to establish and integrate key programs such as QRWomen, Graduate and Apprentice Programs, Work and Welcome, Returned to Work processes, Employee Assistance Program, as well as Queensland Rail First Nations and LGBTIQ+ Staff Reference Groups.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Sara Bidgood with your specific enquiry on 1800 115 000 or email sara.bidgood@qr.com.au. Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.