We Connect Passionate People to Great Businesses

From graduates to senior leaders – we specialise in providing skilled engineering, management, and specialist talent to the rail and other heavy industries. This is our core business and we work hard to find, hire and retain amazing talent.


Get Access to Amazing Opportunities

We are trusted by and work in partnership with rail businesses big and small around Australia to help acquire and retain their most important assets, people. This means that we are able to provide our employees and registered talent network access to exclusive opportunities in amazing businesses all over Australia.

We Understand Your Experience

Most of our staff have come from engineering, management and specialist roles within the rail and other heavy industries meaning that we get these types of asset heavy businesses and all the roles within. We understand how your education and experience whether in rail or not can make an impact in the different areas within these businesses.

We use Market Leading Technology

Our team build and use the latest technology in all areas of our business. This includes our custom built web app, RoleSpot, that makes it easy for businesses to directly connect with and hire from our amazing talent network fast.

We Care

As the famous old saying goes, “a railway is 95% people and 5% iron”. At Heaton Rail, our people and talent network are our most important resource. We work closely with you every step of the way from finding amazing opportunities, identifying transferable skills, resume reviews, interview preparations, onboarding, ongoing industry mentoring, transfers, and more.

Our Specialisations

Rolling Stock


Track & Civil

Power & Electrical

Overhead Wiring


Operational Technology

Information Technology

Systems Engineering

Safety Assurance


Project Management

Environmental, Health & Safety

Quality & Risk Management

Supply Chain & Logistics

Sourcing & Procurement

Contact Us!

We are always on the lookout for top talent – If you are an engineer, manager or specialist with experience in rail or related industries (e.g. Automotive, Defence, Aerospace, Mining, Oil & Gas etc.) and are looking to understand opportunities in the market, we would love to hear from you. Simply email your resume and contact details to [email protected] and we will get back to you once we have reviewed your resume against current and upcoming projects we have internally and for our clients. All information provided by you and discussions with us will be held confidentially.

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