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Track Maintainer
Alice Springs - NT

About Us

Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd (GWA) is a progressive and established rail owner and operator in South Australia, New South Wales and the Northern Territory with over 650 staff. Within Australia GWA owns and operates the 2,200km Tarcoola to Darwin railroad as well as a number of New South Wales and regional South Australian railroads servicing bulk minerals and agricultural customers.


About the Role

Based in Alice Springs, the Track Maintainer is responsible for carrying out routine track maintenance of associated infrastructure in accordance with maintenance requirements.

The team works in remote areas along the rail corridor working up to an 11 day on 3 day off roster. Accommodation and meal allowances are provided whilst working away from Alice Springs however this is a residential position not FIFO.


About You

GWA are seeking candidates that want to contribute to our already strong safety culture and have a strong ability to prioritise in accordance with changing demands. You will also need to be flexible and adaptable to all working conditions and be passionate about ensuring optimum teamwork and maintain a positive culture in the workplace at all times.


Demonstrated experience in Track Maintenance is essential and the following will be highly regarded:

  • Certificate II or III in Rail Infrastructure
  • Experience in Safe working and Track Protection
  • Excavator and skid-steer licences
  • Basic computer proficiency

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Safety conscious
  • Hardworking, motivated and reliable
  • A team player who can also work autonomously
  • Willing to undertake necessary training for the position

The Process

As part of GWA’s recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants will be required to:

  • Provide a recent national criminal history check
  • Successfully complete a Category 1 pre-employment health assessment

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter as a single document

via the “Apply” button.


Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a zero tolerance to drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

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