Loco Drivers

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The Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture is seeking Loco Drivers to join the TBM and MTBM teams on the Central Interceptor Project.

The Central Interceptor is a wastewater tunnel that will run between the Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant and Grey Lynn. The main tunnel will run underground for 14.7 kilometres and will be at a depth of between 15 and 110 metres. It will cross the Manukau Harbour at about 15 metres below the seabed. Along the route, it will connect to the existing wastewater network, which will divert flows and overflows into the tunnel to reduce overflows.

Reporting to the supervisor you will be responsible for operating the convoy in the tunnel following all safety and operational procedures.

What you’ll get involved in

  • Transporting supplies and spoil by operating a 20 Tonne (150 Tonne when fully loaded electric loco in a safe manner)
  • Carrying out daily checks on the loco and reporting any identified problems
  • Responsible for all train movements in the portal, along the tunnel and into the TBM
  • Assisting the team with other tasks where needed such as labouring

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience operating locomotives such as trains or trucks driving to and from construction sites looking to upskill
  • Class 1 full license
  • Preferably have a New Zealand Certificate in Rail Operations (Train Driver) Level 4 with strands in Electric Multiple Unit and Locomotive
  • Physically fit for working underground and comfortable working in confined space
  • Willingness to upskill and help the team in other areas when needed
  • Attention to detail to ensure the locos are operated in a safe manner
  • Ability to work under pressure, follow instructions and work in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Flexible to work shift patterns which could include, day, night or weekends
  • Construct Safe Level 1 is ideal but not essential - we will provide this training!

If you are looking to make a positive impact, be part of a legacy project that has wide-reaching benefits for Auckland and the community, then we want to hear from you. 

Applications should be made online by clicking the APPLY button.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Central Interceptor

90 Prospect Terrace
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