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Train Crew Development Specialist

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

Our Train Crew Development Specialists have key accountability for all training and assessment of their assigned train crew teams.  Driven by requirements to ensure a professional level of operations at all time, they will be expected to identify and address up-skilling opportunities as necessary.

Based at our Gracemere Depot, you will be required to spend time "on track" with our drivers, monitoring their operational knowledge and supporting this with the delivery of a mix of 1-1 and classroom-based training.

As part of the Depot Leadership team, you will liaise with your Supervisor/s and Training Manager on the competency and training needs of your crew, to ensure operations are safe and meeting the needs of our customers.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Development of highly competent Pacific National Locomotive Drivers
  • Implementation and delivery of training plans, sessions and assessment activities
  • Commitment to the ongoing promotion of the workplace safety culture


About you

Ideal applicants will be expected to have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and a commitment to upholding and promoting our company values.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Currently accredited Class 1 Locomotive Driver
  • Strong track record of safely operating locomotives
  • Detailed understanding of Pacific National’s rail operations preferred
  • Proven strengths in influencing and motivating, coaching and mentoring people
  • Ability to enhance the strong team culture within the Gracemere depot
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Current Cert IV in Training and Assessment or TAE is advantageous, but not essential


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.

We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, Accountability, Integrity and Teamwork, 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 20 February 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  


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Closing Date

Thursday 21 February 2019

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