Bulk VIC Second Person

Pacific National

Location: Maryborough

Job Type: Contract/temp


Second Persons/ Driver Assistant

  • Full Time 24 month contract
  • Seeking qualified Level 2/Driver Assistants to join our fantastic Maryborough team!
  • Progress your career to become a qualified train driver!

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

The Opportunity

We are seeking to recruit Level 2 (Second Person) to complement our team in Maryborough, Vic. A Second person requires the individual to be trained and qualified in two-person locomotive operations, ensuring that all work is carried out under the supervision of a Qualified Locomotive Driver.

You will be trained/up skilled in safe and efficient locomotive operations and will develop relevant skills and experiences through competency-based assessments and on and off the job training.

So what do we need from you other than drive, determination and enthusiasm?

  • Working with key internal stakeholders to work towards a 'Delivered In-Full, On-Time' (DIFOT) performance for the Pacific National group; and
  • Proactively working towards and supporting the achievement of safety goals
  • Provisioning and preparing locomotives for train operations including checking and testing control systems as well as preparing relevant compliance documentation
  • Performing minor maintenance and being responsible for first level locomotive servicing and provisioning activities.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be Driver Assistant/Second Person Qualified in Locomotive Driving with an aptitude for mechanical work. You will also display a high regard for safety and demonstrate a supportive attitude when working within a team environment. In addition, a basic level of computer proficiency is required, as well as a customer focused approach to your work. Finally, a passion for success and personal development is a must, as is a current motor vehicle licence.

Please note that you must be available to work a 24/7 roster.

Your positive attitude, excellent communication skills and strong commitment to safety will be an important contribution to our culture as will your willingness to undertake ongoing training and development activities. You will have a supportive attitude towards your team and excel at customer service.

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.

We continue to provide a dynamic, innovative, growth-focused environment and we are a company that lives and breathes its values of : Make it simple, Share more, Kindness, Gratitude, Curiosity, and Own it. These values help us achieve strong connections with everyone we work with, and play an important part in motivating us all to do our best work.

We value diversity, inclusion and collaboration in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply to any vacancies across our business.

Closing Date

Applications close on 27th September 2023

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about Pacific National, our benefits and opportunities we offer, visit our careers page: www.pacificnational.com.au/careers

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