Trainee Track Worker
Kiwi Rail
Whangarei
5d ago

KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing talented people in a wide range of business 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.

Your Role :

We are on the lookout for a Trainee Track Worker. This is a great opportunity to get a foot in the door into the rail industry!

As a member of the maintenance team you will work in a team environment carrying out maintenance, repairs and renewals of the infrastructure asset (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.

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) or the ability to gain one.

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 :

  • Enjoy staff discounts on health insurance, holiday homes and travel on our scenic journeys and the Interislander
  • 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
  • Starting hourly rate $21.04
  • You must have full working rights to NZ to apply for this role as it 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? Apply now and start your rail journey today.

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