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Plant / Machine Operator
Alice Springs NT

About Us

Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd (GWA) is a progressive and established rail owner and operator in South Australia, New South Wales and the Northern Territory with over 650 staff. Within Australia GWA owns and operates the 2,200km Tarcoola to Darwin railroad as well as a number of New South Wales and regional South Australian railroads servicing bulk minerals and agricultural customers.


About the Role

Based in Alice Springs, the Track Scour Team is responsible for the repair of damaged infrastructure in the rail corridor between Tarcoola and Darwin including:

  • Access track maintenance
  • Vegetation control
  • Scour & culvert repairs

The team works in remote areas along the rail corridor on a 21 day on 7 day off roster including overtime. Accommodation and meal allowances are provided whilst working away from Alice Springs however this is a residential position not FIFO.


About You

GWA are seeking candidates that want to contribute to our already strong safety culture and have a strong ability to prioritise in accordance with changing demands. You will also need to be flexible and adaptable to all working conditions and be passionate about ensuring optimum teamwork and maintain a positive culture in the workplace at all times.


Demonstrated experience operating some or all of the following Plant and Machinery accompanied by the relevant licenses and tickets:

  • Multi Combination Trucks
  • Wheel Loaders
  • Rollers
  • Graders
  • Water Carts
  • Dozers

Certificate II or III in Rail Infrastructure and Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations will be highly regarded. 


The Process

As part of GWA’s recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants will be required to:

  • Provide a recent national criminal history check
  • Successfully complete a Category 1 pre-employment health assessment

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter as a single document

via the “Apply” button.


For further enquiries please call Human Resources on 08 8343 5471.


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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