Rail Locomotive Electrician – Newcastle.
Newcastle New South Wales, Australia
$50 Per Hour + Penalties
· $50 P/H Pens Permanent.
· Immediate Starts.
· Day shift with OT available.

Rail Locomotive Electrician- Component / Overhaul Service - Field Service - Workshop Technician:

Company Overview:
Our Valued Rail services client is one of the largest integrated and diversified suppliers of railroad vehicles, maintenance services & spare parts supplier in Australia.
An opportunity exists for an Electrician to join their team (Mon – Fri Day Shift basis) predominantly based in Newcastle, New South Wales.

Role Tasks & Duties:

The role includes but not limited to:

  • Undertaking scheduled / reactive maintenance, warranty and ongoing technical support of diesel electric locomotives in both a workshop & field service capacity to all rolling stock, wagons, plant & facilities as required.
  • Completing troubleshooting, fault finding diagnostics and preventative maintenance principals to rolling stock.
  • Ensuring that all tasks are performed in accordance with relevant maintenance documentation.
  • Provide recommendations to management on methods and procedures with a view to more efficient operations of the facility and maintainability of rolling stock.
Required Skills, Experience and Competencies:

  • Australian Trade Diploma in either Electrical or Mechanical Fitting essential, (Electrical Contractor License desirable)
  • Heavy industrial Fitters (Mining, Aviation, Naval, Earth / Mobile Plant, Bus industry & light automotive) are eligible to apply.
  • Previous experience on locomotives, freight maintenance or service activities highly desirable.
  • Proven strong skill set & ability in PLC fault finding, diagnostics / trouble shooting & rectification advantageous.
  • Must be able read, comprehend and apply technical drawings, high level of record keeping.
  • Ability to proactively organise / prioritise work task in a professional efficient manner both in an autonomous and team workshop.
  • High level communications and interpersonal skills.
  • High level problem solving skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to further their knowledge and skills with additional training.
Additional requirements:

  • Passing a pre-employment medical.
  • Australian fulltime working rights.
  • The business is subject to the public health order requirements which are released or changed from time to time.
What Is On Offer?

  • $50 P/H Pens Permanent.
  • Immediate starts.
  • Day Shift with OT available.

In return the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work in a great team environment at the organisations Newcastle rail centre & fixed field service locations.
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