Tradesperson Mechanical - Forrestfield


Location: Forrestfield

Job Type: Full time


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Location: Forrestfield

Remuneration/Benefit: As per agreement

  • High performing safety culture
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Permanent Perth position – be home every night

About the role:

Working as part of the Forrestfield Rollingstock Maintenance team, you will be required to exercise your mechanical trade skills in servicing, repairing and maintaining rollingstock in order to ensure the efficient running of freight services.

  • Conduct routine corrective maintenance and fault repair
  • Support other WA maintenance depots as per EA agreement.
  • Report on actual work performed against the scheduled work program
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specifications
  • Maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement.

About you:

  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Current unrestricted WA drivers’ licence
  • Mechanical Trade Certificate or formal equivalent
  • Adequate level of skill in interpreting technical instructions and drawings
  • High level of knowledge of functions, defects and fault finding with equipment
  • Locomotive and wagon experience is desirable but not essential as training will be provided
  • Substantial level of skill in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of locomotives or heavy industrial plant

Successful candidates will be required to travel and support other WA maintenance depots as required!

What we can offer you:

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential. With a National portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities. Some of our benefits include:

  • Development and growth opportunities
  • Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring programs
  • Great location in Forrestfield
  • Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
  • Parental Leave Program and Super Booster

At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company. Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.

To learn about us and our company values visit

For more information on this position (reference 84948), please contact Julia on 9212 2605

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