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Equipment Operator G6 - Townsville

Our VBA Member, Aurizon, is currently seeking Equipment Operator G6 in Townsville.

Attractive salary package
Monday to Friday role with weekends and night shift overtime shifts
Permanent full time residential position with Australia’s Largest Freight Operator
About the role:

Operate heavy lifting (32 tonne) and light lifting forklifts and reachstacker
Loading and unloading of containerised freight (20 ft containers) from trucks and rail line.
Communicate via two-way radios with relevant transport coordinators and supervisors
Conduct relevant pre-start vehicle checks for operating machinery
Perform general terminal duties as directed including computer work and minor servicing of equipment
About you:

Must hold a current Forklift licence as part of High-Risk Licence
C Class driver’s licence
Previous experience in driving a forklift (32 tonne)
Ability to carry out routine container movements using a forklift (50 + movements per day)
Ability to use tablet accurately
What we can offer you:

At Aurizon, we support the development and growth of our employees to reach their full potential. With a national portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with long term and exciting career opportunities. Some of our benefits include:

Development and growth opportunities
Access to female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentoring programs
Discounts on selected health insurance funds, personal travel, gyms, vehicles and retail brands
Parental Leave Program and Super Booster
At Aurizon we believe in connection

It is our ability to connect that strengthens communities, industries and builds economies. It helps to embrace diversity in our workplace and that is the experience we want for everyone. We are building a culture where everyone is seen, heard and valued, because of their diversity. We value inclusion throughout the whole company and encourage you to apply.

About Aurizon

Aurizon is Australia’s largest rail freight operator and a top 100 ASX company. Each year, we transport more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities, connecting miners, primary producers, and industry with international and domestic markets.

We strive for a diverse, collaborative, creative and a high-performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee and provide opportunities for career development in a dynamic work environment.







Veterans and Family Members, Veteran

Full Time


07-4759 8777

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