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Freight Operator / Trainee Freight Operator


Location: Acacia Ridge

Job Type: Full time


Location – Acacia Ridge

Rem/Benefit – As per Bulk EA (FO4 -5)


Our Acacia Ridge depot are 2 seeking a freight operator to join their team. Ideally you will already be a qualified shunter with recent experience. However, we also encourage those interested in undertaking a structured learning program to qualify as a shunter to apply. Note, the training will consist of classroom based training with additional on the job training to ensure you become a safe operator in the yard.

  • Shunting and yard duties (including cleaning)
  • Examine and certify trains as ready for departure
  • Work in accordance with Aurizon's safety and operational standards and procedures
  • Provide excellent customer service

About you:

  • Superior teamwork skills
  • Commitment to undertake additional training as required.
  • Able to work outside for long durations of time
  • Ability to meet CAT 1 Rail Medical Assessment and other pre - offer checks.
  • Must be available to work 24/7 shift roster
  • Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence

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 mentoring programs
  • 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 us

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 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. To learn about us and our company values visit

Please apply online for job number 83119