Track Protector

Last updated 1 hours ago
Job Type:Full Time

Keolis Downer is the largest private provider of multimodal public transport in Australia, New Zealand and the southern hemisphere with 20+ years of local presence with Southlink and LinkSA. We support 250 million passenger journeys annually in Australia.

Keolis Downer is committed to providing the highest quality of Passenger Services in the local SA and greater Australian markets. This is a great time to join an industry leader who has built a trusted reputation on the quality of service and further develop your career in the Adelaide Rail Transformation Program.

Keolis Downer are currently seeking an experienced Track Protector to join the Adelaide Rail Team on a permanent basis. The role of the Track Protector will undertake a wide range of protection activities within the rail corridor for compliance with the Code of Practice and provide safety advice to ensure there is no safety risk to trains or public.

Your ability to manage competing priorities, develop collaborative relationships and communicate at all levels of an organisation will set you up for success in this role.


To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Must be able to obtain Category 1 Safety Critical Rail Worker health assessment
  • Certificate 3 in Transport & Logistics (rail Infrastructure) or significant experience in a rail maintenance environment
  • TLIF2081 - Perform Lookout Duties
  • TLIW2001 - Operate under track protection rules
  • TLIF3083 - Conduct track protection assessment
  • Perform Lookout Working Refresher (TLIF2081, TLIW2001 & TLIF3083)
  • TLIL3082 - Implement Absolute Signal Blocking
  • TLIW2039 -Place and remove permanent way stop boards
  • Implement Absolute Signal Blocking Refresher (TLIL3082 & TLIW2039)
  • TLIL3065 - Implement a Track Occupancy Authority
  • TLIW2039 -Place and remove permanent way stop boards
  • Implement a Track Occupancy Authority Refresher (TLIL3065 & TLIW2039)
  • TLIL3083 - Implement a Track Work Authority and manage rail traffic through worksites
  • TLIW2038 - Place and remove temporary speed restriction equipment
  • Implement a Track Work Authority Refresher (TLIL3083 & TLIW2038)
  • TLIC2081 - Pilot Rail Traffic within Work on Track Authority limits
  • Implement a Local Possession Authority
  • ARTC Code of Practice - Train Running Information
  • TLIB1028 Maintain and use hand tools
  • TLIB2085 - Apply Track Fundamentals
  • PRES Duties
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • SAFSIW001A Safe Handling of Sharps & Infectious Waste Current Drivers Licence Class C
  • Desirable- Class MR Licence
  • Highly developed problem-solving skills
  • Extensive experience in working under broad guidelines

What we offer:

  • A highly supportive, team environment
  • Competitive remuneration with ongoing training and support
  • An opportunity working on an exciting new project
  • Based in Adelaide
  • Full time permanent position

If you have the right skills and experience and you want to work with an industry leader to provide a world class service to the people of SA, then please apply now!

The Keolis Downer culture is one of engagement and enablement (we want to know what your ideas are and how we can help you implement them) and with a focus on developing our staff and identifying career pathways and enabling succession for them.

To apply hit “apply now” . (Note: Keolis Downer does not accept applications via email)