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Title:  Trainee Structures Worker - Dunedin

Date:  29-Apr-2022

Dunedin, KiwiRail Holdings Ltd, NZ, 9032

Business unit:  Operations and Commerce
Position status:  Permanent
Employment type:  Full Time
Level of experience:  Entry-Level


  • Entry level role offering a foot in the door into the rail industry
  • Career development
  • A commitment to ongoing training and development


Te mea angitu kei a tatou: The opportunity we have

We are looking for a committed team player to join us as a Trainee Structures Worker in our Dunedin team. This is a great opportunity to enter the rail industry and build on your existing skills in an iconic company which can develop into a great career.


As a member of a KiwiRail infrastructure team, you would be required to work efficiently in a small team environment to carry out maintenance, repairs, or renewals of all railways structures (such as bridges, light towers and culverts) on the track network. If you have a 'can do and will do attitude', enjoy learning and can problem solve in a fast-paced outdoor environment, the railway could be for you!


  • He aha nga pukengae rapu ana tatou: What skills are we looking for
  • A genuine commitment to safety and Zero Harm
  • Ability to travel and stay away overnight, including attending call backs/outs when required
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions outdoors and to work at heights
  • A current full, clean Class 1 Licence
  • Class 2 licence would be desirable but not essential
  • Experience in the building industry or similar environment would be an advantage



  • Our team will set you up for success with full on the job training 
  • Penal rates for overtime, weekends, and callouts
  • Access to discounted holiday homes and health insurance
  • Being part of a close-knit team with a passion for rail's role in New Zealand


About KiwiRail 

KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing around 4,000 talented people in a wide range of business functions. Our Network Services team is responsible for maintaining 4,000 kilometres of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals and level crossings. 


 KiwiRail is a company that offers more than just a job so if you are looking for a career in a forward-thinking company then apply online today.


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