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May

Bridgeworker

Queensland Rail - Longreach, QLD

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Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Longreach structures team currently has a permanent full-time opportunity for a Bridgeworker to join their team.

You will form part of a multi-skilled work group to deliver work on and about the track located anywhere between Clermont and Winton. This can include repairing and maintaining bridges, structures and culverts, general carpentry and labouring duties as well as variety of other railway maintenance activities across the network.

Occasional weekend work is also required to assist with track closures and you must be available to travel and work away from home.

About the role:

  • Safely and efficiently carry out labouring duties (timber, steel and concreting), ensuring track safety is maintained.
  • Carry out duties as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Observe all legal and safety obligations of the organisation.
  • Travel and perform outdoor work (including flood repair and other emergency work) throughout Queensland, often in challenging weather conditions and high temperatures.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities and contribute to the development of new work practices.

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must have the following:

  • Hold a current manual ‘C’ class driver’ licence, HR license preferred.
  • Previous hands-on labouring or carpentry experience.
  • Previous trackworker and/or rail welding experience advantageous.
  • Backhoe or other licences/ tickets are desirable.
  • A strong work ethic and ability to work efficiently as part of team.
  • A strong commitment to safe working practices and zero harm.
  • Flexibility to work and travel across the district and work weekends when required.

What to expect:

  • Strong focus on safety and teamwork.
  • Training provided including Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure.
  • Base salary commencing at $51,647 per annum, allowances and penalty rates (where applicable) and generous super.
  • Permanent full-time role working across a 9-day fortnight, generally between the hours of 0600 to 1500 during summer and 0700 to 1600 during winter.

Position Description

If this position interests you and you feel you have the knowledge and experience please apply to Bridgeworker (635) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant experience by 11:59pm Tuesday 17th May 2021.

The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.

Queensland Rail embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We have built the foundation for diversity in the areas of gender balance, First Nations Peoples, Youth, Disability and Multiculturalism. We continue to establish and integrate key programs such as QRWomen, Graduate and Apprentice Programs, Work and Welcome, Returned to Work processes, Employee Assistance Program, as well as Queensland Rail First Nations and LGBTIQ+ Staff Reference Groups.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Liam McKeown with your specific enquiry on 1800 115 000 or email [email protected] Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.