Monorail Operators drive monorails, ensuring that passengers arrive safely and on time. They may also make public announcements, comply with ticketing systems and detect and rectify minor faults in service. There are only a couple of monorails in operation within Australia.
Metropolitan or urban Train Drivers cover various routes providing variety to their working day. This usually involves shift work. Freight Train Drivers also have varied shifts, often working at night. Train Drivers also operate.
Monorail Operators may go on to operate heritage or steam trains and trams, light rail and commercial trains. The underlying skill set ensures many career opportunities for existing drivers, and those seeking a career in the Rail sector.
Workers must hold a First Aid Certificate and a current certificate of medical fitness that certifies they meet required medical and eyesight standards.