Hi Rail Operators

Cat5 Rail is a leading provider of Rail personnel throughout Australia and New Zealand.  

We utilise our extensive experience in all aspects of labour recruitment, human resources and safety management to get the best outcomes for our clients and our people. 

We are seeking applications from multi skilled Hi Rail Excavator Operators who have experience operating on Australian Rail to become part of our team.
What we can offer you:

  • Cat5 Rail is a company who values their people
  • Safety is our highest priority in all aspects of what we do
  • Great pay and conditions
  • We offer upskilling opportunities including nationally accredited qualifications
  • Ongoing FIFO rosters, short term projects, and major shutdowns
  • Opportunity to work on major rail projects and Tier 1 rail networks
  • Local Pilbara work locations

To be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria:

  • Have a good attitude towards safety and experience working in high safety critical environments
  • Must be willing and able to do the labouring side of rail maintenance and construction works as required
  • Cert II Rail Infrastructure or equivalent
  • Excavator Ticket 
  • Operate Road/Rail vehicle (TLIC3045) or equivalent
  • Experience with Hi Rail Attachments – Rail Threader, Undercutter, Tamper Heads, Jibs, Bucket, Octopus, and Platypus
  • Experience operating Hitachi and Liebherr Hi Rail Excavators
  • Construction card
  • Full HR Class Driving Licence or higher with no restrictions
  • Able to pass Rail Category 1 medical and ongoing D&A screens
  • Living in Western Australia 

  Desirable but not essential:

  • Loader Ticket 
  • Four Wheel Drive training
  • HC Drivers Licence
  • High Risk licence – Dogging, Rigging, Cranes, Forklift

With our commitment to achieving a diverse workforce, we strongly encourage Female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

If this sounds like you and you are ready to take the next step in a fulfilling career with opportunity to grow, then apply now.

Need to know more about the role? Call 08 9173 4116 and speak to Tamia.

  • Great pay and conditions
  • 8/6 roster
  • FIFO ex Perth to Port Hedland