About the trainee driver program

Pacific National is always looking for trainee locomotive drivers to join our train crews.

We operate from 65 locations across Australia and are looking for people who want to join the next generation of rail. We are people powered and our success relies on having the right team of people who are determined to succeed and live our values.

At Pacific National we recognise that an inclusive and diverse workforce is vital to our success, and we are committed to recruiting people from a diverse range of skills and backgrounds to make Pacific National a great place to work.

Join our crew

You’ve read the advert and you can see yourself in the driver’s seat, what’s next?

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Will I be a good fit?

We want Pacific National to be the right fit for you and you the right fit for us.

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What are the key responsibilities of a train driver?

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Learn more about the application process

You’re onboard and now you’re ready to apply

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What does the training journey look like?

To become a qualified locomotive driver, you will undertake a 12-month accelerated traineeship program where you will receive a TLI42622 Certificate IV in Train Driving issued by the Pacific National Registered Training Organisation (RTO 91717).

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