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Broadspectrum is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the training, opportunities and support you need to begin and build a successful career.  

Due upcoming work on our SA Rail projects, Broadspectrum are looking to expand current operations in the area by  engaging a qualified, experienced Flash Butt Welder Operator. This role will be initially on a casual basis with an immediate start, with potential to turn permanent. 

Please note the role will be locally based at Port Augusta, with an expectation that you will be willing to travel state wide for various projects as required. 

Within your role as a Flash Butt Welder Operator you will be responsible for, but not limited to: 

  • Setup and alignment of rail and machine prior to commencing welding procedure

  • Operation of the mobile flash butt welder

  • Cutting and grinding rail

  • Spot re-railing

  • Spot re-sleepering

  • Other general track maintenance

  • Turnout replacement and repair

  • Safe working and lookout duties

  • Ensuring that all technical, safety procedures and contract specific requirements are followed 

Skills and experience

  • Flash Butt Welding qualification and experience

  • Experience within a rail infrastructure environment 

  • Current valid Australian Drivers Licence 

  • Good general computer skills across the MS Office suite 

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team

  • Ability to undergo an extensive Rail Cat 1 medical. 

To Apply

Please visit the Careers section of our website or Click “APPLY” to forward your application CV, along with copies of any qualifications and proof of Australian working rights.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.


Position Reference Number: 87572 






Date Posted
Trades & Services
Port Augusta, SA
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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