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Mainline Driver

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

As an experienced, qualified Locomotive Driver you will prepare and operate locomotives and trains in a safe manner that complies with operational procedures. In tandem with this objective, you will play a key role in ensuring that customer and operational requirements are met, with a particular focus on delivery and quality. Additionally, you will provide leadership, instruction and mentoring to Trainee Drivers, while proactively assisting with the development of the team culture across all streams.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing/coordinating shunting movements, both independently and in cooperation with Shift Managers, in accordance with established procedures and standards;
  • Processing and monitoring train performance information;
  • Working with key internal stakeholders to work towards a Delivered In-Full, On-Time (DIFOT) performance for the Pacific National group; and 
  • Proactively working towards and supporting the achievement of safety goals.

About You

  • Cert IV in Rail operations or equivalent
  • Aptitude for mechanical work
  • Display a high regard for safety
  • Have a basic level of computer proficiency
  • Current motor vehicle licence
  • Route knowledge Brisbane to Taree
  • Experience with Intermodal Freight

Please note that you must be available to work a 24/7 roster.

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 24th September 2017.

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

Sunday 24 September 2017

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