First listed on: 03 April 2024

Senior Traction Linesperson


At Queensland Rail we believe safety comes first. Always.
We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Traction Lineperson to join our Queensland Rail Network SEQ team in the Brisbane area. This area delivers infrastructure services, construction, maintenance, asset management and development across 850 kilometres of track around South East Queensland, which stretches from Varsity Lakes in the South to Gympie in the North and from Moreton Bay in the East and inland to Rosewood in the west. 
As a Senior Traction Lineperson you will be leading a team of approximately 6 linestaff to carry out the installation, maintenance and repairs of overhead traction power equipment and report on the performance /condition of the traction power asset.
To be considered for this position you will have:

  • Sound knowledge of all types of overhead line equipment and their relevant maintenance and installation standards.
  • Excellent knowledge of high voltage operating procedures and safeworking practices and principles.

In addition you must also have:

  • Current Queensland Electrical Linesperson licence;
  • National Driver’s license

This opportunity operates across an 4week cycle, with shifts scheduled days, nights and on weekends during weekend track closures. Entry level base hourly rate is $50/hr with an average salary $130-150k (Inc O/T & penalties) plus a generous superannuation scheme

Position Description

Please apply to Senior Traction Linesperson (7234) via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button by 11:59pm (GMT+10:00 Brisbane) Sunday, 14th April 2024


You must apply for vacancies via the internal People Connect solution – Click here for more information

External applicants applying for roles within Queensland Rail will be subject to Alcohol and Other Drugs pre-employment testing. The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake psychometric assessment, pre-employment health assessment and background checks that might also include criminal history and credit checks.  

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

Queensland Rail is committed to a diverse workforce that is reflective of the customers and communities we serve.
We are inclusive, collaborative, respectful, and value our differences.  We are 1TEAM, where everyone belongs.
If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please contact 
Natasha Neuendorf via the phone number or email below.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Natasha Neuendorf with your specific enquiry on 0436967743 or email  Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

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