Track Renewals Supervisor

CAT5 Rail is a locally owned and operated labour hire, plant and equipment business, specialising in Rail maintenance works, supplying trades, labour and maintenance personnel across various industries
We are seeking applications for Track Renewals Supervisors who have experience working on Tier 1 Rail Networks to become part of our team based on-site in the Pilbara.   
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
  • FIFO or Residential (2:1)
  • Flights from anywhere across Australia
  • To work in a key role with one of the world’s largest mining companies
  • Ongoing long-term role working as part of a great team and business
  • Project and maintenance work

To be considered applicants must meet the following essential criteria:

  • A proven leader in safety and compliance with an approach to safe execution of track renewals activities
  • Manage a core track team of approximately 35 personnel including
    • Team member performance and development
    • Skillsets of the team to ensure they are capable of completing the Scope of works
    • Team Safety performance including event reporting, hazard identification and rectification
  • Record and provide project specific Q&A documentation
  • Strong focus on quality risk assessments for all tasks
  • Skilled in providing quality structured Safe starts and debriefs
  • Provide detailed site diary of works to BHP Representative daily 
  • Developing methodologies to improve safety and efficiencies
  • Ensuring all work is completed inline with BHP Code of Practice.
  • Able to develop and sustain a strong safety and collaborative culture in the track renewals team
  • Develop execution plans and sequence the execution of track works, inclusive of all rail disciplines.
  • Make critical decisions to ensure operational best practice
  • Demonstrate Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience and knowledge of deconstruction, construction of track and associated infrastructure:
    • Turnout Construction
    • Plainline Construction
    • Plainline Renewal
    • Re-rail
    • De-stress
    • Basic Civil Construction
    • Flash Butt Welding
    • Track resurfacing
  • Support the BHP team in project delivery, ensuring projects are constructed to contract requirements and timelines are met
  • Ability to liaise and influence alongside shutdown lead and multi disciplines including civil, resurfacing, FBW, signalling, etc.
  • Managing the workforce structure and resources to ensure the safe delivery and quality of works
  • Planning and setting up work sites for deliveries, prep work, and execution
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with risk management and quality assurance practices
  • Cert III Rail Infrastructure or equivalent
  • Full C Class Driving Licence or higher with no restrictions
  • Able to pass Rail Category 1 medical and ongoing D&A screens

  Desirable but not essential:

  • First Aid training and first responder training
  • Inducted and experience on BHP networks
  • Section 44 training
  • Supervisor training course

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