Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd is a leader in Tasmania’s civil construction, earthmoving and contract mining industries.

The company boasts a workforce of over 100 highly skilled and motivated people both directly and by subcontract. Based in Launceston in Northern Tasmania, Shaw has operations located across the State.


Current Employment Opportunities

Spicer Rail - Aluminothermic Welder

Spicer Rail Solutions (a division of Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd) is a new and exciting entity in the rail infrastructure sector. Delivering planned and preventative maintenance, minor and major projects, as well as major shutdown works for rail infrastructure.

Why us?

We provide the benefits you would expect from a leading Tasmanian company, but what makes us different?

Our safety -The safe way is the only way.

Our culture -We are solution focused, reliable and embrace a ‘can-do’ team environment, delivering high quality service.

Our loyalty -We want you to reach your potential, we would like to help you get there.

Spicer Rail Solutions are seeking applicants for the following full-time permanent role base in Tasmania, living away from home will be required on some projects:

  • Aluminothermic Welder

Essential requirements

  • WHS Construction Induction (White Card)
  • Prior experience as a track worker on Rail construction and maintenance projects
  • Experience in track aluminothermic welding & hot works procedures
  • Current Thermit Welding certificate or equivalent
  • Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure
  • Drivers Licence with own transport
  • Willingness to undergo a pre-employment and Rail CAT 3 or CAT 1 Medical, including drug and alcohol testing
  • Share our values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork and Responsibility
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can do attitude

If you have what is required, along with the vision and drive to meet the challenges, then we can offer you great career potential in a fast-paced, team orientated environment within a progressive organisation.

Please send your cover letter & resume to – by close of business Friday 28th June 2024.

All applications will be treated with strict confidence.

Spicer Rail is an equal opportunity employer.