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Queensland Rail

Type of Organisation

Rail Operator

Employer Profile

Queensland Rail is dedicated to increasing rail patronage through improved reliability,

frequency of services and making rail travel the transport mode of choice in Queensland.

We are​ committed to building a better passenger business by connecting with customers,

improving frontline services and facilitating Queensland’s growth and development.


We aim to be Australia's best performing railway delivering safe, on time,

customer-focused and efficient rail services.


  • Founded 1865

  • More than 50 million customer journeys on the Citytrain​ network (South East Queensland) per year

  • More than 700,000 customer journeys on the Travel network (long distance rail) and Tourist trains per year

  • More than $6.9 billion in total assets

  • More than $1.9 billion in revenues

  • More than 6500km of track

  • Workforce of more than 6000

  • 222 stations across Queensland​​​

Locations where there are vacancies for graduates 

Residency requirements for Graduates wishing to apply

Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.


Roles available for Graduates

Engineering - Civil, Electrical & Software, Mechanical and Electrical, Signalling, OSE, Traction Power/High Voltage

Customer Service, Transport Planners, Operations Planners, Safety

Degree Subjects Required for Graduates wishing to apply

Engineering stream - Civil, Electrical, Software, Mechanical and Electrical

Business stream – Finance, Human Resources, Public Relations, Mathematics & Statistics

Employer Website

What do recent graduates say are the best things about working with us?

"Work life balance, the people, learning different aspects of the business, flexibility, ease of communicating with supervisor and reaching a resolution to a question, internal networking opportunities."

"There is a strong culture of mentoring and sharing knowledge among the technical staff, and most people do seem to genuinely care about the work they do (and so try their hardest to do good work)."

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