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Work type: Full Time
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 Port Waratah Maintenance Facility.
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 on a 11-hour shift, 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
Liaise with planners and contractors in addition to supervisors, other maintainers and terminal operators on wagon issues; liaise with divisional planners/coordinators to coordinate wagon movements
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
In order to be successful in this role, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate a solid commitment to safety, mechanical aptitude and a demonstrated customer focus. Note that training is available for the right candidate.
In addition, you’ll be expected to demonstrate:
Trade background and qualifications will be highly regarded but not essential
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
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.
Applications close 27 January 2021.
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Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time 13 Jan 2021
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
27 Jan 2021
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