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February

Signal Electrician

Queensland Rail - Mackay, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Based in Mackay, you will be responsible for carrying out the installation, maintenance and repair of all signalling equipment and report on the performance and condition of the signalling asset to ensure it's safe and effective operation.

Queensland Rail is an integrated customer and rail infrastructure business servicing the passenger, tourism, resources and freight customer markets throughout Queensland. The organisation aims to be the safest, best performing and most customer focused railway in Australia.

At Queensland Rail we believe safety comes first. Always.

About The Role

As the Signal Electrician, you will carry out the installation, maintenance and repair of all signalling equipment and report on the performance and condition of the signalling asset to ensure it's safe and effective operation.

  • Install, maintain and repair signalling equipment including telemetry equipment in accordance with predefined work programs.
  • Repair and adjust mechanical signalling equipment as required.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) requirements and legislative policies including work activities performed by subordinate employees.
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with technical and operational specification and standards including work activities performed by subordinate employees.
  • Maintain all records and associated documentation relating to asset condition, maintenance programs and costing systems.
  • Report on actual work performed against the scheduled work program, and report any equipment performance and condition irregularities.
  • Progress the implementation and application of work procedures and practices in pursuit of ensuring continuous quality improvement.


About You
  • Sound knowledge of wayside signalling equipment and relevant installation and maintenance standards.
  • Sound skill in the installation, maintenance and fault rectification of wayside signalling equipment.
  • Sound knowledge of signalling Safe working practices and principles.
  • Sound knowledge of the WH&S Act and relevant Queensland Rail policies and procedures.
  • Sound interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to commit to and work within Queensland Rail's Values and Behaviours.
  • Be available for call out/standby duties, overtime and higher grade relief as required.
  • Be available to work away from home station and travel as required.
  • Undertake further training considered necessary for the effective performance of the duties associated with the position and career development.
  • Work in a semi-autonomous manner within broad guidelines.


To be considered for this role, you must be in possession of the following qualifications:
  • Low Voltage Rescue (12 Months)
  • Provide CPR 12 Months
  • Nat Drivers Licence C (Qld)
  • Electrical Mechanical licence
  • Cert IV Rail Signalling


Position description

Benefits on offer
  • Flexible working options.
  • Competitive Salary Packaging.
  • Generous superannuation scheme.


If this position interests you and you feel you have the knowledge and experience please apply to Signal Electrician (351) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant experience by 11:59pm 17th February 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 Colette Brock with your specific enquiry on 1800 115 000 or email qrcareers@qr.com.au. Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.