Trainee Train Signaller

at Transport for NSW
Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted March 28, 2021
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Freelance
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Trainee Train Signaller Transport for NSW location Sydney.

Looking to grow your career and utilise your great problem solving skills? Consider a rewarding career with Sydney Trains today. Start your career with Sydney Trains today - fully paid training provided. 5 weeks annual leave. Greater Sydney locations.

Why Sydney Trains at Sydney Trains, we encourage and value a diverse workforce that represents the customers we serve. All our trainees enjoy the same pay, benefits and career progression opportunities as their counterparts, regardless of gender or experience prior to rail.

When you apply for a role with Sydney Trains you take the first step at joining a dedicated and high-achieving team of approximately 10,000 Sydney Trains employees that moves more than one million passengers per weekday and runs well in excess of 92% of services on-time. If you want to contribute to a business that is shaping the future of rail services and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW, then please read on.

What is a Train Signallers are responsible for coordinating, controlling and supervising train, locomotive and traffic movements within your area of control on the network and the operation of signalling equipment. The role requires substantial judgement and confidence in your ability resolve situations to ensure the safe and on-time movement of train services. You will be faced with multiple conflicting priorities and will have to negotiate effectively to meet business objectives for all services operating on the network.

Want to know more please download and read the Position Description and the Trainee Signaller Information Pack before applying. You will be assessed on your understanding of the role in your application.

What does the Training Program involve Trainees complete a twelve (12) week traineeship with Sydney Trains where you receive a combination of classroom and on-the-job training. Our on-the-job training will give you exposure to a variety of signal boxes including Penrith, St Marys, Clyde, Waterfall, Campbelltown, Gosford, Wyong, Lithgow and Mt Victoria. Please note that the business will endeavour to take your home location into consideration when allocating training locations, however due to training being held at various locations you will need to be flexible and may experience increased travel times during the course of training.

On completion of the training, you will be qualified Signaller and your role will move to a fixed location. Sydney Trains will endeavour to take location preferences into account, however locations at time of offer will be based on operational requirements.

Benefits and Requirements $1,138.75 per week plus additional allowances, leave loading and superannuation. Rostered 5 weeks Annual Leave. Free unlimited travel on NSW Government Trains, Buses and Ferries. Able to attend training for a period of up to 12 weeks across various locations in the Greater Sydney area. Available to work to a work-issued 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year rotating roster including shift work, weekends, nights and public holidays. Drivers licence and own transport an advantage as not all work locations are close to public transport and shift start/finish times at times do not align with available public transport.

Our Commitment to diversity great people come from all walks of life. At Sydney Trains, we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.