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Locomotive Drivers Wanted - DARWIN (Berrimah)

Locomotive Drivers Wanted!



What ORA has to offer:  
*Comprehensive training provided *Collaborative team environment
*Excellent remuneration  

About Us

One Rail Australia (ORA) is one of Australia’s leading rail-based logistics partners, delivering value through customer service, operational excellence and innovation. One Rail’s number one priority is to deliver for their customers safely – when and where they need it. They operate in South Australia, the Northern Territory which includes the Tarcoola-to-Darwin rail line, Queensland and New South Wales, including the Hunter Valley. One Rail provide tailored solutions across a diversified commodity mix of minerals and agriculture.


About the Role

We are looking for Locomotive drivers to join our Darwin (Berrimah) team on a permanent basis to commence as soon as possible. The core purpose of the role is to operate locomotives and provide operational support to ensure the safe and efficient working of our trains.


Your responsibilities will include:

Operating locomotives in a safe and efficient manner.
Carrying out shunting at yards, depots and sidings and carrying out the examination of trains, including the conducting of brake and continuity tests.
Carrying out preparation, stabling, turning and assembling of locomotives.
Carrying out minor running repairs and card vehicles for attention and carry out trip servicing of locomotives and railcars.
Carrying out roll-by inspections and pilot locomotives, railcars and trains as required.
Correcting and resetting minor on-road faults and diagnose and liaise with specialist staff for major on-road faults and failures.
Preparing reports in relation to locomotive/vehicle/wagon defects, accidents, incidents and irregularities.
Operating, in accordance with correct procedures, all communications equipment and preparing documentation associated with the operation of the train and driving motor vehicles.


About You

We are looking for quality candidates who possess a can-do attitude and demonstrate a high level of passion and dedication for driving trains and delivering exceptional customer service. This is a 24/7 operation; therefore, you must be willing to undertake shift work, work on weekends and public holidays as part of a 24/7 roster.

To be successful you must possess:

Locomotive Driver qualifications;
Recent practical experience working on locomotives;

Experience with shunting duties (mandatory);
A basic working knowledge of safe-working procedures in a railway environment;
A current unrestricted motor vehicle drivers licence;
A strong commitment to following rules and operating safely
A willingness to be part of a team.
A positive outlook and enthusiastic attitude;
A high level of concentration

High level of customer service skills
Current safeworking qualifications

The Benefits

In return, we offer competitive pay and benefits and a positive culture that embraces diversity and employee feedback. We genuinely invest in our people and the work you carry out at ORA touches the lives of your family, friends and future generations alike. Working in a growing, reputable business will provide diverse career experiences for you to make your mark, push boundaries and reach your maximum potential.


Staff members are also entitled to receiving safety performance rewards if zero injuries are recorded at the completion of each quarter and will have access to the benefits available on our Staff Engagement Program, 'The Platform'.

The Process

As part of ORA’s recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants will be required to provide a recent national criminal history check, successfully complete and pass a Category 1 pre-employment health assessment and provide a Current C Class or higher Drivers Licence.


To apply, submit your resume and cover letter as a single document
via the 'APPLY' button.

 Applications Close Monday 7September 2020


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

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