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Operations Superintendent
Mackay, QLD
  • Full-time Opportunity
  • Attractive Remuneration
  • Based in Queensland, Mackay


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.  With revenue in excess of $400 million and assets exceeding $2 billion, the company is highly regarded for its safety focus, operating expertise and financial strength in the provision of above and below rail services. 



Due to the continued expansion of GWA’s operations across Australia we have an opportunity for an experienced and hands-on Operations Superintendent to join the business.  Reporting to the Queensland Operations Manager and based in Mackay, your role initially will be to assist with the establishment of greenfield depots, staffing, training and operating procedures.  You will work collaboratively and drive front-line leadership in order to enable safe, reliable and cost-effective delivery of train services to our customers.  You will also lead the team to achieve a safety performance that is best practice within the Australian rail industry.



To be successful in this position you will have demonstrated leadership experience in the rail industry or large-scale logistics or a heavy industrial organisation.  You will be highly motivated, able to make decisions, flexible with the ability to work outside of normal business hours, including nights, weekends and public holidays.  Ideally, we are looking for someone who has prior train driving experience with the appropriate qualifications, Certificate IV in Train Driving or can re-obtain the qualification.  A Certificate IV in Training & Assessing would be highly desirable.


If this position interests you, please feel free to apply!


Applications close COB Monday, 22 July.


For further information and a confidential discussion please contact our Queensland

Operations Manager, Peter Ford on 0477715509.


 Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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