1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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7315-13 Train Driver's Assistant

Under direction performs routine railway driving tasks, and receives instruction and training in locomotive driving.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • assists the train driver in the operation of trains
  • observes signals and track conditions
  • monitors indicator gauges, and reports operating irregularities
  • may drive locomotive during rolling stock shunting
  • may change points and hook bins and rolling stock together during shunting

Locomotive Observer

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