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Cook Barracks and Eyre Highway Nullarbor 5690Full time

Intermodal Cook Depot - Caretaker

About Us

Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail providers. We handle and haul millions of tonnes of agricultural and resource commodities, retail goods, manufacturing products, construction and other materials that keep the region's economy, businesses and households running.   We employ around 4000 people in over 100 sites across Australia. Join our team as we continue to strive to become market leaders in logistic services that connect businesses and their markets across Australia.

The Opportunity

The Cook Facility is managed by the Terminal Operations Manager Port Augusta SA. This facility is a resting station for our Locomotive Drivers and must be maintained to the required standards to meet expectations.

As a Caretaker you will work as part of a small group of Caretakers and Cleaners, overseeing the day to day maintenance of the facility. Cleaning staff will advise the Caretakers of any issues or faults. Caretakers will be expected to attend to any routine faults, whilst more complex faults can be referred to the Terminal Manager Port Augusta.

You will live onsite, within a remote location, in a company provided house with all of your utility expenses paid.

Additionally, this is an ongoing casual position, working a standard 8 hour shift per day, on a roster of 2 weeks on, 1 week off.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and operating the buildings fuel, water and power supply onsite;
  • Liaising with specialist trades people for major issues;
  • Cleaning rooms, bathrooms, kitchen and common areas within the town for our personnel; and
  • Arranging for cleaning materials and goods required for the daily operation of the township

About You

Skills and attributes required for this role:

  • Have experience in the maintenance of mechanical and/or electrical plant equipment
  • Accustomed to adhering to OHS and onsite safety requirements
  • Exposure to working within remote locations under limited supervision
  • You must hold a current drivers license
  • You must have a forklift license
  • Have an understanding of diesel operated generators is an advantage
  • Must be willing to assist with cleaning duties when required
  • A trade background would suit this position however not essential
  • Be customer focused and take pride in their work

The Benefits

Our culture embraces diversity and flexible work options. Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development along with financial and non-financial benefits, such as paid parental leave, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounts on health insurance, travel and more.

We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, People & Teamwork, Customer and Performance, and live these values through open and honest communications, personal accountability and respect.

We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.

Closing Date

Applications close on 17th December 2018

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 careers with us, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page            

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Closing Date

Tuesday 18 December 2018

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