Traction Linesperson

Posted 15 March 2024
Salary Join Australia’s largest rail freight operator
Job type Permanent
Discipline Rail
Contact NameLaine Thornton

Job description

  • Mackay and Rockhampton Locations 
  • Great Rosters
  • High Competitive Rates
  • Ongoing training and support provided
Sick of the cold winters down south and considering a Sea change? Are you seeking a new challenge? What about an exciting opportunity to showcase your skills with a Rail industry leader?

Our client is looking for Traction Linespersons to join their North Queensland team. The role below is for an Overhead Traction Power Equipment Installer, Maintainer and Repairer however we are also seeking Signal Electricians and Control & Comms Techs.

In the traction lineperson role, you'll be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing overhead traction power equipment in accordance with predefined work programs. You'll also coordinate site protection, manage safe working and environmental protection, and maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs, and costing systems.

You'll report on actual work performed against scheduled work programs and equipment, progress the implementation and application of work procedures to ensure continuous quality improvement, and assist in and carry out the installation, maintenance, and repair of trackside systems, equipment, and infrastructure in accordance with procedures.

To be successful in this role, you'll need
  • Electrical Trade Qualification (mandatory),
  • Certificate III in Rail Traction (highly desirable),
  • QLD Electrical Licence – Traction Linesperson (highly desirable).
  • You'll also need a current Class C Driver's Licence (mandatory) a high-risk work licence including Rigging, Dogging and EWP, (advantageous)
  • substantial knowledge of overhead traction power equipment, and relevant maintenance and installation standards.
If you believe you have the drive and determination to succeed in this role APPLY NOW or email your resume directly to Alternatively, I can be reached on 0430 853 755 for a confidential discussion.

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