Terminal Operator/Forklift operator

Pacific National

Location: Tennyson

Job Type: Full time


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

  • 12 hour rotating shifts including days, nights and weekends
  • Permanent opportunity located within our Tennyson depot
  • Rail background Highly regarded!

About the Role

As a Terminal Operator, you are responsible for the coordination, planning, efficient assembly and dismantling of trains within the terminal as well as forklift driving and a reach stacker.

You will also be responsible for processing freight and operating documentation into a computerised system, undertaking train examinations and brake testing activities whilst above all, adhering to safe-working and operating procedures.

Shift work is applicable.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be a team player who thinks ahead and enjoys a challenge. This is a role that requires a responsible and accountable individual who will efficiently and safely undertake all forklift and shunting activities.

In addition, you will ideally have:

  • Heavy forklift licence
  • CV High Risk Licence
  • Full Driver's licence
  • General computer proficiency is required
  • Experience in train inspection, ground shunt and track side safety preferred
  • Shunt driver qualifications will be highly regarded
  • Previous experience in logistics, transport or the rail industry is preferred

Note that training is available for the right candidate.

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: Make it simple, Share More, Kindness, Gratitude, Curiosity, and Own it and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

Closing Date

Applications close on 3rd October 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 the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page www.pacificnational.com.au/careers.

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