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Terminal Operator - Cairns Depot

About Us

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 100 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.

The Opportunity

We are recruiting for a full time Terminal Operator to work at our Cairns Depot. The role reports into the Superintendent and will work closely with our Shift Leaders and Train Crew to support the coordination, planning, efficient shunting and marshalling of trains within the terminal.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Safely delivering the Customer Service plan
  • Proactively work towards supporting & achieving safety goals 
  • Be committed to our customers needs
  • Preparing Pacific National Services for departure, not limited to but including minor maintenance, brake examinations and pre- departure checklists.
  • Administrative requirements aligned to the role
  • Stepping in as a Driver assist in line with the business needs

About You

  • Prior experience in train shunting and marshalling is ideal or experience as a Second Person/ Driver Assistant
  • You will be looking to build a long-term career within the rail and transport industry
  • A strong focus on customer service is a must
  • You will have a passion for safety and be vigilant of your own safety and the safety of others in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will be comfortable and committed to working on a 24/7 roster
  • You must have a valid drivers license
  • Basic computer literacy skills required

The Benefits

Our culture embraces diversity, inclusion and flexible work options. Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to opportunities for growth and development, while enjoying Pacific National’s financial and non-financial benefits such as paid parental leave, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounts on health insurance, travel and more.

We are looking for people who share our values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Teamwork, and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

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

Closing Date

Applications close on 22 January 2019

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            

Home Safely Everyday - Our top priority is getting you home to your family safely every day.

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Closing Date

Wednesday 23 January 2019

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