Track Protection Officers

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 knowledgeable and experienced Rail Safeworking Specialists who have experience working on Australian Rail Networks 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
  • 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
  • FIFO Pilbara work locations

To be considered, applicants must meet the following essential criteria:

  • Experienced as a Leader who leads by example and has been responsible for rail maintenance and construction workgroups
  • Reinforces network rules and upholds a high safety standard
  • Passionate about the critical job role of a Track Protection Officer
  • High level of communication liaising at all levels on rail projects
  • Plans out jobs and completes accurate paperwork according to procedures
  • Currently holds a PO level for an Australian Rail Network
  • Certificate II in Track Protection or equivalent
  • Construction card
  • Full C Class Driving Licence or higher with no restrictions (HR Licence preferred but not essential)
  • Able to pass a Rail Category 1 medical and ongoing D&A screens

  Desirable, but not essential:

  • First Aid qualifications – HLTAID003 or HLTAID001
  • PO1, PO2, PO3 for the PTA Network or Arc Infrastructure
  • Rio Tinto, Roy Hill, FMG or BHP Safeworking levels or experience
  • East Coast Protection Officers encouraged to apply

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.

  • Great pay and conditions
  • Ongoing FIFO rosters, short term projects, and major shutdowns
  • FIFO Pilbara work locations