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Machine Operator
Alice Springs


  • Ongoing fulltime employment
  • Attractive Terms & Conditions 
  • Relocation assistance offered for the right person




Genesee & Wyoming Australia (GWA) is a progressive and established rail owner and operator in South Australia, New South Wales and the Northern Territory with over 600 employees. GWA owns and operates the 2,200km Tarcoola to Darwin rail road, and operates on a number of New South Wales and regional South Australian railroads servicing bulk minerals and agricultural customers. GWA is 51% owned by G&W Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed entity (NYSE: GWR) and 49% owned by a consortium of funds and clients managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets.




Commencing in Alice Springs, the successful candidate will be part of the Track Scour Team responsible for the repair of damaged infrastructure in the rail corridor, between Tarcoola and Darwin, including access track maintenance, vegetation control, scour & culvert repairs. This is not a FIFO role. The successful candidate would need to be available to report at the start of each roster in Alice Springs.   


Being based in Alice Springs the successful candidate will be required to work in remote areas along the rail corridor. This position requires employees to work 21 Days on (with a fatigue day on day 14) followed by 7 days off. Hotel accommodation and meal allowances are provided whilst working away from Alice Springs.


To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate proficiency operating all or some following equipment and plant:

  • Multi Combination (MC) Trucks
  • Wheel Loaders
  • Rollers
  • Graders
  • Water Carts
  • Side tipper trailers

Candidates must possess current licences / tickets to operate plant and equipment. Cert II or III in Rail Infrastructure and Cert III in Civil Construction Plant Operations is highly desirable. 


Safety is GWA’s number one priority and we are seeking candidates that want to contribute to our already strong safety culture.


For further inquiries please contact 

Kym Fullgrabe, Project Manager on

0417 860 240


Applications close Monday 30th April 2018.


Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and has a zero tolerance to drugs and alcohol in the workplace

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