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Trainee Locomotive Drivers Wanted!
Dry Creek

Have you ever wanted to become a Trainee Locomotive Driver?


Well now is the time to apply!

What ORA has to offer:  
*Comprehensive training program provided *Collaborative Team Environment
*Excellent Remuneration * Multiple Positions Available

About Us

One Rail Australia (ORA) is one of Australia’s leading rail-based logistics partners, delivering value through customer service, operational excellence and innovation. One Rail’s number one priority is to deliver for their customers safely – when and where they need it. They operate in South Australia, the Northern Territory which includes the Tarcoola-to-Darwin rail line, Queensland and New South Wales, including the Hunter Valley. One Rail provide tailored solutions across a diversified commodity mix of minerals and agriculture.

About the Role

ORA prides itself on its supreme customer service and commitment to safety so we are looking for likeminded people who are willing to align with our Company values, to fill several trainee locomotive driver positions. These positions will be based in Dry Creek.

ORA will support you through and provide you with all the comprehensive training you need to become a successful fully Qualified Locomotive Driver. Upon completion of your training contract, which will take approximately 2 1/2 – 3 years, you will be able to operate a locomotive and provide operational support to ensure the safe and efficient working of short haul train movements throughout the Dry Creek region. You will also be provided with a very competitive pay rate which increases as you progress through the traineeship program until you become qualified, as well as many other great benefits.

What are the Benefits of working for ORA?

In return, we offer competitive pay and benefits and a positive culture that embraces diversity and employee feedback. We genuinely invest in our people and the work you carry out at ORA touches the lives of your family, friends and future generations alike. Working in a growing, reputable business will provide diverse career experiences for you to make your mark, push boundaries and reach your maximum potential.

Staff members are also entitled to receiving safety performance rewards if zero injuries are recorded at the completion of each quarter and will have access to the benefits available on our Staff Engagement Program, 'The Platform'.


About You
ORA is looking for candidates with various backgrounds who want to build an exciting and rewarding career as a Trainee Locomotive Driver. Previous industry experience is not a requirement of this role; however, it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the following:


*Sound mechanical aptitude
*Above average numeracy and literacy skills
*Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot challenges as they arise
*Proven ability to maintain high levels of concentration for long periods of time
*Dedicated commitment to safety including working within stringent safety protocols and procedures at all times
*Ability to work a 24/7 roster including night shifts, weekends and public holidays
*The ability to work as part of a team and the rail community
*Hold an unrestricted motor vehicle licence.

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

*Successfully complete and pass literacy, numeracy, mechanical comprehension and concentration testing.
*Provide a recent national criminal history check & provide recent referees
*Successfully complete and pass a Category 1 pre-employment health assessment & *Provide a Current C Class or higher Drivers Licence.


We are looking to commence the successful applicants as soon as possible! 


To apply, submit your resume and cover letter as a single document
via the “Apply” button.


One Rail Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a zero tolerance to drugs and alcohol in the workplace.


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