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Track Maintainer


GWA is offering:

  • Permanent employment
  • Training & Development
  • Good working conditions




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




GWA is currently seeking an experienced Track Maintainer to join our team based in Whyalla. The successful candidate will carry out routine track maintenance  and maintenance of associated infrastructure in accordance with maintenance requirements. 


The successful candidates will work 5 days per week Monday to Friday and may be required to attend occasional call outs and work overtime hours.


Daily duties will include the use of manual hand tools and some use of heavy vehicle equipment.  Training will be provided to the successful candidate, however the following qualifications would be advantageous.




Qualifications sought but not essential:

  • Certificate II or III in Rail Infrastructure
  • Experience in Safe working and Track Protection
  • Boilermaker/Welding Certificate (trade)
  • Front end loader ticket
  • Basic computer proficiency

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Safety conscious
  • Hardworking, motivated and reliable
  • A team player who can also work autonomously
  • Willing to undertake necessary training for the position as well as possess a current HR Truck Licence.

It will be advantageous if you have previous experience in track maintenance, a White Card/Construction Card and also a Boilermaker/Welding Certificate.


Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment health assessment as well a Licence Check and a Criminal History Police Check ( which will need to display a satisfactory result).


For further information regarding this position contact

Mick Cresp, Track Superintendent on 0417 726 912


Applications close Monday 23 September 2019


Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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