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Plant Operator

Western Down Regional Council - Jandowae, QLD

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Source: uWorkin


Closing Date: 29-04-2021
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Jandowae Depot

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the Role

Based predominantly at the Jimbour Quarry, you will undertake maintenance, construction and quarry production duties through the skilled operational of Councils plant fleet.

Reporting to the Works Supervisor, you will:

  • provide a high standard of operating skills on various plant including loader, fixed plant crusher, HR, grader and excavator;
  • be aware and adhere to safe work practices; and
  • complete allocated tasks within agreed time frames.

About you

The successful applicant will:

  • have an understanding and be able to demonstrate experience in various aspects of Civil Construction and maintenance works;
  • be physically fit and enjoy manual labour; and
  • possess good time management skills and the ability to work well within a team.

What we offer:

  • Work / life balance with 9 day fortnight
  • Locality allowance
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Job security in a local government position
  • Living in the Western Downs

If you love working in the outdoors and have a passion for maintaining our community's infrastructure, this role is for you. TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE.

WDRC require each candidate for this position to complete a Pre-Employment Questionnaire (see below). Please upload your completed questionnaire in the qualifications section at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this position.

Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 29 April 2021.

Additional Information

The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

WDRC reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.

Jandowae, QLD

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


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