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Map your Career in Rail!

06 Nov 2013

Until now the career paths for one of the biggest industries in the world have been a hidden piece in a career puzzle. This is an industry that currently employs over 100,000 people in more than 170 different companies across Australia and New Zealand.

Welcome to the world of Rail!

Rail is more than just train drivers transporting people and freight to their destinations. It is an industry that contributes billions of dollars to the Australasian economy and literally has an A-Z of careers.

Whether you have one career path in mind or want the ability to really design your career, the Rail Career Pathways site will be a key resource for anyone wanting to work in or promote the rail industry.

The CRC for Rail Innovation is launching the Rail Career Pathways website as an free resource for current Australian and New Zealand rail workers looking to change, grow or move their careers as well as workforce and careers professionals to use as a resource tool in attracting and developing talent for the rail industry.

Rail Career Pathways will also be a key career building tool for anyone new to the rail industry with links to further study, industry bodies and current projects.

Rail Career Pathways details career profiles across Engineering, Trades and Technicians, Operations and Corporate Support. Each of these full career descriptions will cover a description of what to expect in the role, the skills and attributes required, working conditions, and training and related career paths for your future.

There is also an A-Z of Rail Careers covering over 150 roles across the rail industry with an accompanying short description.
Visit to find out more about how rail can offer you the career pathways into an industry that continues to change the way we live.


For more information, please contact Aaron Broad, Senior Adoption and Engagement Consultant.
07 3054 6160 or