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Plant Operator (Maintenance) - Miles


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Plant Operator (Maintenance) - Miles

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 in Miles, you will be responsible for undertaking Plant Operator works with Council's maintenance and construction crews.

Reporting to the Works Supervisor, you will:

  • Provide a high standard of skill of operating skills on civil construction and maintenance plant and other equipment; and
  • Have demonstrated previous experience in the operation of plant and machinery.

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • a minimum HR (Heavy Rigid) Drivers Licence, or willingness to obtain on commencement;
  • a Construction Induction White Card;
  • a strong awareness of relevant safety standards and requirements;
  • good time management skills and the capability to complete allocated tasks while working within a team; and
  • be physically fit and enjoy manual labour.

What we offer:

  • Work life balance - 9 day fortnight
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Locality allowance
  • Job security in a local government position
  • Living in the Western Downs - please copy and paste the below URL into a browser: https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/our-communities/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 Tuesday 22 June 2021.