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Title:  Trainee Locomotive Engineer - Mount Maunganui

Date:  22-Jul-2021

Mt Maunganui, KiwiRail Ltd, NZ, 3116

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


A little insite into working for KiwiRail, check out our great Locomotive Engineer clip click here it's time to join us! 


Everyday our Freight Locomotive Engineers (Train Drivers) move New Zealand's goods safely and efficiently throughout the country, removing over 1 million truck movements from our roads. If you want to join a great team driving our Freight Trains, then this is your opportunity.


Your role:

You will hold the overall responsibility for the safe operation of the locomotive, and the delivery of rail freight between terminals to meet our customer needs. Managing and operating the locomotive safely and efficiently to ensure operating procedures are followed at all times. You'll inspect trains and perform examination tests to ensure all equipment and loads meet the requirements for the journey. As well as operational responsibilities you will manage all required documentation to ensure possession of correct work-orders, relevant bulletins and dangerous goods documentation are correct and up to date to reflect your journey.


Your skills:

You'll need to be customer focused, comfortable with following robust rules and instructions as we operate to achieve a zero harm policy, and be able to retain detailed information to a high level.


Key requirements include:

  • Full clean Class 1 Driver's Licence.
  • Working nights, weekends and public holidays over a 24/7 pre-planned roster.
  • Being able to adapt to a changing environment within a safety critical setting.
  • The ability to meet industry medical standards, including drug testing
  • Computer skills and confidence with documentation is essential.


Your benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package!
  • 5 weeks of annual leave.
  • Discounted insurance and holiday homes.
  • Travel privileges.
  • Full training provided.


If you are looking for job security with a growing company that is the back bone of New Zealand then what are you waiting for apply today! Due to the volume of applications, please note this role may close earlier than dated. 


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