Train Management Controller

Pacific National

Location: Enfield

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

  • Coordinate and oversee the daily safe and efficient working of the railway.
  • Working across a rotating 24/7 shift roster
  • Permanent position, Enfield location

Pacific National is committed to diversity in our workforce and encourages women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

About the Role

Our team at Enfield are currently looking to recruit a Train Management Controller to coordinate and oversee the daily safe and efficient working of the railway. These newly created positions are accountable for the safe control of train movements and track isolations within the assigned areas of control.

Working across a rotating 24/7 shift roster our Train Controllers ensure all rail vehicle movements are carried out in a safe and timely manner confirming to regulations, policies and standards.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Rail movement control within the Assigned Areas of Control (AAC) in a safe, orderly and timely manner and in accordance with the Service Delivery Plan
  • Manage track and infrastructure maintenance within the AAC and apply required isolation protocols to prevent movements across track under maintenance
  • Efficient and safe management of emergency events
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders as well as train controllers from adjoining networks to ensure effective control of railing movements entering and exiting the AAC
  • Maintain records of railing movements within the AAC including paper train graphs, safe working forms, reports and logs required to manage the network
  • Reporting of all incidents and safe work breaches promptly and in accordance with relevant policy and procedures

About You

Ideal applicants will need to be proactive individuals with a ‘safety first’ approach. You’ll need strong communication skills, an ability to manage competing priorities and be able to work autonomously and within a team.

Your high-level attention to detail, intermediate MS Office skills, in particular Excel, coupled with your experience in planning and coordination within rail, manufacturing, mining or heavy industry environment will be essential to your success in the position.

Qualifications in Train Control and Safe Working as well as an understanding of Train Control Systems will be beneficial.

We value diversity, inclusion, collaboration and the contribution of each of our employees. Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to an array of benefits.

About us

Pacific National (PN) is the largest provider of diversified rail freight services in Australia. We haul a variety of freight including coal, intermodal containers, steel, and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the region’s economy, businesses and households running. We operate nationally with approximately 3,500 staff in over 90+ sites across Australia.

Join us as we continue to transform our business and shape the rail freight industry, to achieve our vision of becoming Australia’s recognised leader for safe, innovative and sustainable rail freight solutions.

We are seeking applicants who share our values: safety, integrity, accountability and teamwork and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

Closing date

Applications close on 7 October 2022

Next steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

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