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Keolis Downer - Signalling Apprentices

Apply now Job ID: 574155
Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Trades, Cadetships

Who we are

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators. Keolis Downer provides services to more then 210 million people each year.

Position summary

Keolis Downer is Australia's largest private multi-modal operator with 20+ years of local presence with Southlink and LinkSA supporting 250 million passengers world wide and we now have an exciting and challenging opportunity for individuals that have an interest in completing an apprenticeship. These are full time fixed term positions, based at our South Australian site.

Keolis Downer is committed to providing the highest quality of Rolling Stock Services, for both the local SA and greater Australian markets. This is a great time to join an industry leader that has built a trusted reputation on the quality of service and further develop your career on long term government contracts.

During your apprenticeship you will complete formal studies (TAFE) and gain practical on-the-job training under the guidance of experienced, skilled Trades people with a view to join our Adelaide Rail team. You will complete a Cert III in Electrotechnology and Cert IV in Rail Signalling in the four years of the apprenticeship program.

This is an amazing opportunity for you to learn and work with a high performing team. We pride ourselves as a workplace that takes responsibility and accountability for the care and protection of peers, the business, the communities in which we operate, and the environment.


  • Keen desire to develop your career in an electrical / signalling field within the Rail industry
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to take constructive feedback on board
  • The ability to work cohesively in a team environment and take pride in your achievements
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills
  • Commitment to ensuring a Zero Harm workplace
  • Available to commence in February 2021
  • Prepared to work shifts when required, which may include nights, public holidays and weekends
  • Electrical or technical aptitude (desirable)
  • Completion of Year 12 School Certificate or equivalent, desirable
  • Current Open Driver’s licence, desirable


To apply for these great opportunities please click the APPLY NOW button.

For further information please contact, Sarah De Zilva – Talent and Sourcing Resourcer; Email

Please note applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link.

Downer Group is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. Females and Aboriginal /Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply.

Employment with Downer is subject to a Pre-Employment Medicals and on-going drug and alcohol screening.

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. 

How to apply

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Closing Date: Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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