Rail Services - QLD | Locomotive + Wagon Maintainers

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Work type: Casual
Location: Queensland
Categories: Trades

Calling all locomotive and Wagon Maintainers in Rockhampton, Mackay and surrounds,  Want a Rail career with no limits & endless thrills, working alongside lifelong mates? It’s your career, your adventure.- be apart of Mader's East Coast Rail division! 

About us:

Mader Group are a global maintenance provider servicing the mining, energy, rail, road transport and industrial sectors. Driven by some of the best mechanical minds in the field, we are dedicated to helping our customers enhance their operations through optimal fleet and plant performance.
Our rapid growth is a testament to our core values. Central to all of our operations and decision-making, our core values drive us to achieve project objectives with outstanding customer service.

About the job:

The Rail Services team at Mader are currently seeking numerous experienced Locomotive and Wagon Mechanics, Maintainers and Electricians to build a new team, supporting our reputable client with ongoing work for residential based in the Mackay region.

  • Electrical and Mechanical breakdown diagnostics and repairs; including replacements of Traction Motors, Alternators, Engine and Power assemblies,  Air Compressors, and Blower motors.
  • Scheduled Locomotive and Rolling stock maintenance 
  • Drive system component diagnostics and repairs
  • Dynamic brake testing and commissioning

What you need:

  • Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Fitting 
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology
  • Diesel electric locomotive experience essential
  • Valid C Class Drivers License
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment medical & provide a National Police Check
  • Shunting certification will be highly regarded
  • Sound knowledge of EMD engine, mechanical systems and mechanical system controls
  • Previous experience within a rolling stock maintainer environment
  • Certified competency with high risk work (EWP, Dogging, Truck Crane, Forklift, HR), Safely Access the Rail corridor (SARC) & White Construction Card would be advantageous but not essential

Mader Employee Benefits:

  • Unbeatable flexibility and variety of sites, regions and equipment
  • Access to international opportunities in Africa, Asia and the Americas (Canada, USA, Mongolia, Mauritania, PNG, Zambia)
  • Work with the biggest players in the industry across the major mining regions of the world
  • Flexible lifestyle rosters tailored to your needs
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family
  • Frequent team building and networking events
  • Annual Years of Service gifts and paid long service leave
  • 'Employee of the Year' Awards (past trips to Vietnam, the USA and Latin America)
  • Salary sacrificing for personal items including cars, tooling and more
  • Toolbox insurance (for tooling in transit)
  • Mates of Mader program (great $$$ cash can be earned here)
  • Discounted health insurance – 5% with Bupa
  • Specialised mortgage broking services
  • Discounted memberships at selected gyms and health clubs
  • VIP cards at Total Tools retail outlets across Australia
  • Accommodation discounts with select accommodation providers incl. Crown

Mader is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity encourage Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander and Female applicants to apply.

Apply online or via email to CV to Linda.lucas@madergroup.com.au 

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