Signal Electrician — North Ward, Townsville

Our well-established maintenance team based in Townsville are currently seeking a Signal Electrician to join their team on a permanent full-time basis. What Queensland Rail has to offer: Total remuneration package of $185,500 (including allowances & super) Relocation assistance for the right candidate (if applying from out of town or interstate) 9 day fortnight roster - Mon-Fri, Mon-Thurs (3 day weekend every fortnight) Travel within roster on paid work time Paid training and ongoing support to develop your skills and experience We pride ourselves on our Safety Culture, we ‘work safe’ so that everyone goes ‘home safe’ Rail specific tools, uniform, PPE and shared work vehicle supplied Please click here to view our full range of benefits. About the Team Working out of our Bohle depot and reporting to the Wayside Systems Coordinator, you will be joining a team of twelve signal electricians and apprentices. The team maintains various signalling assets spanning across 250 kilometres of the North Coast Line. About the role: As a Signal Electrician you will carry out the installation, maintenance, and repair of signalling equipment as well as report on the performance and condition of signalling assets. You will play a key role in achieving our vision of delivering world-class rail services for our customers by ensuring the safety and reliability of our assets and services. In this role you will: Install, maintain, repair and adjust electrical signalling equipment. Undertake scheduled maintenance activities on signalling equipment. Attend signalling failures to analyse, repair and report on cause of failures. Maintain records and documentation relating to signal maintenance and costing systems. Report on actual work performed against the scheduled work program and report any equipment irregularities. Work predominately between the hours of 0715 to 1615 on a 9-day fortnight About you: Must have Certificate IV Railway Signalling Must have current ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence Must have current Queensland Electrical Mechanic Licence or interstate equivalent that can be changed over prior to starting Experienced in the installation, maintenance and fault rectification of signalling equipment Must have the capacity to travel and work throughout regional Queensland For further information please click here to view the Position Description . FAQ Do I have to pay to get to site? No, you start and finish at the depot. All travel is on paid time. Are uniforms supplied? Yes How many weeks annual leave? 4 weeks Do I need my own tools? Yes - Specialized equipment will also be supplied If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, apply now Please apply to Signal Electrician - Townsville (7504) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button by 11:59pm (GMT10:00 Brisbane time) Sunday 28th of April 2024. IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CURRENT QUEENSLAND RAIL EMPLOYEES: You must apply for vacancies via the internal People Connect solution – Click here for more information External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing. The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, pre-employment health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks. Supporting a Diverse Workforce Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve. We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences. We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact Nancy Sanday via the phone number or email below. To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Nancy Sanday with your specific enquiry on Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

Applications close Sunday, 19 May 2024
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