Mainline Locomotive Driver
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Work type: Full Time
Categories: Operations Train Crew
Permanent opportunity based in Parkes
Certificate IV Train Driving qualifications would be highly regarded
Ongoing training and development opportunities
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 qualified Locomotive Driver for full time (24/7 roster), fixed term contract opportunity, based at our Parkes Depot to work within our Bulk Freight 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
Proven rail freight locomotive driving experience
Desired candidates will have a ‘Certificate IV’ in train driving
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
We value diversity, inclusion, collaboration and the contribution of each of our employees. Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to an array of benefits.
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.
Applications close on 23rd January 2021.
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Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time 23 Dec 2020
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
23 Jan 2021
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