Trainee Train Drivers / Locomotive Engineers
Transdev Auckland
Wellington
5d ago

We are currently looking for Train Drivers and Trainee Train Drivers (Trainee Locomotive Engineers) to work on-board Metlink train services in Wellington (New Zealand).

Recruitment is for a pool / waiting list of pre-screened candidates to start at various intakes throughout 2022.

  • Annual income moving to $73k+ in first year
  • Permanent full time role
  • Global business growing strongly + training
  • The role

    Transdev Train Drivers are critical to our success in delivering over 230,000 passenger journeys per week here in Wellington (New Zealand).

    We value our Transdev Journey Makers and customers, and take pride in ensuring everyone has a safe, on-time journey, every time.

    The Train Driver (Locomotive Engineers) role is important to the safety of our passengers and as such requires the successful applicant to continue to meet employment benchmarks.

    What you bring

  • NZ citizenship or residency
  • A current full New Zealand driver’s license
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team, and effectively under pressure
  • A commitment to your safety and that of others.
  • A process driven focus that prioritises rules and procedures
  • A willingness to work shifts that may include late night and early morning
  • Note :
  • Candidates without any experience are welcome to apply
  • Current NZ Service as a qualified Train Driver with another employer will be recognised and as such pay and service based provisions will be honoured.
  • Also, the induction training program will acknowledge previous training and be shortened

  • Due to the uncertainty of travel and border restrictions we are unable to accept any applications from overseas applicants.
  • The benefits for you

    Transdev offers competitive benefits including :

  • attractive pay rates, with an annual income moving to $73,000+ in first year
  • extensive and continuing on-the-job training to help you develop and excel
  • additional shift options to increase your earning capacity
  • a supportive and inclusive environment
  • free travel and other benefits
  • a career path in a global public transport business
  • shift work that can support your work life balance.
  • About Transdev

    Transdev operates Metlink train services for Greater Wellington Regional Council. Transdev is a world leader in passenger transport services.

    We operate in 19 countries around the world, with 83,000 employees and drive 41,000 vehicles. We are have a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce that loves to work with the customers and communities we serve.

    Our values and beliefs

    We want to make every journey matter for you, our customers and our clients. We connect people and communities, and value the work we do that changes the lives of our families, friends and future generations.

    We want you to reach your full potential and, as an equal opportunities employer, support applications from everyone.

    Our recruitment process

    The recruitment processes for Trainee Train Drivers include psychometric and psychomotor testing, medicals, drug & alcohol testing, police checks, licence checks and right to work checks.

    By submitting your personal information to Transdev you consent to such information being collected, held, used and disclosed in accordance with our Privacy Policy

    The timeline for this recruitment and selection process :

    Our recruitment and screening process takes around 3 months. It is comprehensive and requires your commitment to participate in a range of job relevant aptitude testing and assessments.

    Applications close 31 December 2021.

    Potential start dates - February, April and July 2022.

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