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With almost 200 job families in the rail industry, the A-Z provides a short description of the most common jobs found in the Australasian rail industry. Each job definition includes its job title, the main parts of the job, entrance requirements and necessary qualifications.

Network Administrator

Manages a communications network within an organisation. Responsibilities include network security, installing new applications, distributing software upgrades, monitoring daily activity, enforcing licensing agreements, developing storage management programs and routine backups. A bachelor degree in computer science or a related area is required by employers.

Network Controller

Moves trains using computerised and mechanical control systems. Skills in incident management, signals, communication systems and station operations plus Cert IV in Transport and Logistics – Rail Operations, or Cert IV in Rail Network Control desirable.