You’ll connect Queensland.
We’ll connect you to an amazing career.
Queensland Rail is built on true connection and everything we achieve is made possible by you.
Our Queensland Rail Travel network is proud to connect communities throughout the state.
We deliver unique tourism experiences in some of Queensland’s most picturesque locations.
Our long-distance train services provide critical connections to family, friends, holidays, work and medical care.
About our Team As the Train Technician (relief) you will play an integral role in fault finding, trouble shooting and rectifying problems with equipment and power supply on board our long-distance Travel Trains.
You will join a team that consists of 4 experienced Train Technicians however whilst on board you will be the only technician so you will need the ability to work autonomously.
As this role is based at Roma Street Station in Brisbane, you will primarily work on board the Spirit of the Outback (Brisbane to Longreach) and the Westlander (Brisbane to Charleville) where you can expect to be away for up to 4 days at any given time.
This is a permanent full-time position which will consist of a variety of start and finish times as well as weekends and public holidays so flexibility is required in this position.
Why join our team?
•    The annual salary is $92,600 (including electrical licence allowance) plus 12.75% super.
Including allowances (travel, away from home, meals, call out, weekend and public holiday work) a Train Technician can earn up to approximately $140,000 per year + 12.75% super.
•    Opportunity to work for an industry leader within a supportive environment.
Whilst this is an autonomous position you will have access to ongoing support and training  •    Opportunities to be crossed trained in Passenger Attendant duties •    Free travel to and from work About the role: This is a permanent full-time opportunity which works on a relief-based roster this means that you can expect to receive your roster one week in advance.
Some of the tasks that you will be responsible for include:  •    Manage the power car (air conditioning and lighting) and ensure the equipment (air conditioning, water, lighting and catering equipment) is reliable   •    Check the cleanliness of the train and the operation of all inservice equipment and facilities at regular intervals and rectify any faults •    Communicate faults and problems on board the train and record in the relevant logbook •    Perform other duties as required such as providing general customer service, checking tickets, loading and unloading of customer baggage and completing general cleaning duties •    Work a roster that will include a variety of shift times across the week, weekends and public holidays  For full position responsibilities please read the Position Description.
About you:  You will be a resilient and adaptable individual who has the ability to work autonomously and within a wider team environment when required.
In addition to this you will have:  •    Previous experience in diagnosing and repairing transport air conditioning systems and electrical generating power supply systems.
•    An ability to think on your feet to rectify faults and respond to the unexpected  •    A safety conscious attitude  •    Exceptional customer focused attitude coupled with strong communication skills to ensure a positive experience for our customers.
Candidates will need to hold the following qualification to be considered:  •    Electric Fitter and Mechanic Licence   Candidates will also need to hold or be willing to obtain the below certificates prior to employment: •    Advanced resuscitation  •    Provide basic emergency life support •    CPR •    First Aid •    Low voltage rescue    Please apply to Train Technician / Train Electrician / Onboard Services Technician (Relief) (7686)  via our website by clicking onto the “Apply” button by 11:59pm (GMT+10:00 Brisbane) Sunday 14th July 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 Tanya Anderson via the email below.
To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Tanya Anderson with your specific enquiry via email to **.
Please do not email your application.
We can only accept applications received via our website.

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