Rollingstock Fitter – Electrical

Queensland Rail

Job Details
5 hours ago
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Full Job Description
Req. Id: 2801

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Mayne, QLD, AU, 4006

Company: Queensland Rail

What Queensland Rail has to offer

  • Permanent and fixed term 2-year opportunities with potential to extend
  • Based at Bowen Hills
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Great opportunity to work with an industry leader
  • We pride ourselves on our Safety Culture, we ‘work safe’ so that everyone goes ‘home safe’
  • Development, secondment, and progression opportunities within a stable, well-established organisation

About the team

Within Customer Asset Maintenance business sits our Rollingstock Maintenance team consisting of 170 employees. They play a key role in ensuring we deliver safe, reliable and presentable trains for the people of Queensland.

With a growing investment in rail, it is an exciting time to join the team and be a part of the changing landscape of SEQ.

About the role

Working in a team of 10 to 20 team members, you will help ensure we meet peak availability and provide safe reliable trains by carrying out safety critical maintenance on our city fleet including brake testing and maintenance of the CCTV security system as well as repairs to electronic control systems on the trains. In addition, you will assist with fault detection repairs and carry out electronic, computer and Programmed Logic Controller (PLC) related repairs.

We have two groups, Heavy Maintenance focusing on overhauls/component change outs and Light Maintenance focusing on inspecting and repairing.

For further details please click here to view the Position Description

About you

  • Electrical Fitter and Mechanic Licence
  • Proven fault-finding experience on light and heavy mechanical equipment
  • Strong focus on safety

We are open to a variety of backgrounds, including but not limited to:

  • Rollingstock
  • Automotive
  • Defence
  • Resources

Hours and Salary

Working in this team on the current roster a Mechanical Fitter Rollingstock Maintainer earns between $100,000 – $120,000 plus superannuation. This includes the allowances and penalty rates for weekend and afternoon/night shifts. Overtime is also available.

The roster will include morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts. You must be available to meet these requirements to be considered for this role.

Please apply to Rollingstock Electrical Fitter (2801) via our website by clicking onto the “Apply” button.

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 Louisa Gilbert with your specific enquiry on 1800 115 000 or email Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

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