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Title:  Track Workers - Tauranga

Date:  10-Sep-2021

Tauranga, KiwiRail Holdings Ltd, NZ, 3110

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



KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing talented people in a wide range of functions.  Our teams are responsible for maintaining 4,000 kilometres of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals, and level crossings and that is where you come in. 


We have several permanent positions available for people in the Tauranga area to join us in an entry level capacity!


Your Role:

We are on the lookout for individuals who wish to work in Track roles. This is a great opportunity to get a foot in the door into the rail industry!


As a member of our maintenance teams you will work in a team environment carrying out maintenance, repairs, and renewals of the infrastructure assets (the train tracks) in a safe, cost effective and timely manner.


This is an outdoor role you will need to be physical fit, willing to work in all weather conditions and not afraid to get your hands dirty. 


You must also be willing to work shifts - we work 24/7 so shift work will be on a rotating roster including, early mornings, nights, weekends, and public holidays.


Your Skillset:

A Clean NZ Drivers Licence, Class 1 is essential in this role. It would also be advantageous to have a Class 2 (HT Licence) but if not, we can support you in getting one if it's required in your role.


Ideally, you will have experience within the construction industry or within a heavy labouring environment with experience using light mechanical hand tools.  Because of this experience we will looking for you to be able to demonstrate the ability to follow safety guidelines and be results driven.


A solid level of both verbal and written communication is also important in this role.


You must also be able to pass a Ministry of Justice check and complete a mandatory medical and drug test to be considered for this role.


Your Benefits:

  • Starting hourly rate $22.10
  • Penal rates for weekend and night shifts
  • Full training and support to gain rail qualifications, certificates and required licenses to set you up for success
  • Career progression within rail
  • Great team environment


You must have full working rights to NZ to apply as this role cannot support a visa application.


This is a great opportunity to learn while you work within an organisation that will support you to succeed. Our team is like a family, we love what we do, and we thrive in this busy and upbeat environment. If this sounds like you, then what are you waiting for?


This role will close 19 September 2021 so apply now and start your rail journey today!


Trainee Track Worker PD

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