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Construction Worker

Transport and Main Roads - Cairns City, QLD

Trades & Services
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Full Job Description
RoadTek are seeking multiple Construction Workers to join our team in the region of Cairns.

Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Cairns region
Yearly Salary: $55207 - $62509
Contact Name: Cherona Griffin
Contact Number: Ph: (07) 4034 0024
Closing Date: 07-JUN-21

At RoadTek, we provide transport infrastructure solutions, including construction and maintenance services, to enable the department to deliver on government priorities and community outcomes. RoadTek delivers and maintains a number of projects that make up the state's extensive road and bridge network.

In the role of Construction Worker, you will support the project supervisor in the construction of roads by performing a range of duties with limited supervision. You will support the work crew in undertaking road construction and maintenance and guide and assist other employees as part of a work team and plan complex work activities, to achieve project outcomes. You will maintain strong relationships with customers, stakeholders and project team.

Accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Read, interpret and apply plans to Road Construction or Maintenance procedures.
  • Quantify and identify materials, subcontractors and services required during construction.
  • Accept responsibility for outcomes of assigned work activities.
  • Apply standard drawings, specifications, supplementary specifications and other related job documentation to confirm the standard of workmanship.
  • Understand and meet departmental requirements for procurement of goods, services and supplies to undertake works.
  • Perform set out duties prior to and during construction.
  • Co-ordinate the activities of a small work group to achieve desired outcomes. Accept responsibility for outcomes of assigned work activities.
Mandatory requirements:
  • The recommended applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical as part of our selection process
  • for this role.
  • A reasonable amount of travel consistent with industry standards will be required throughout the State.
  • You may be required to travel to other locations to undertake activities for varying periods of time. You will be entitled to expenses and allowances for such travel.
  • Applicants must possess a current, valid Queensland "C" class driver's licence or equivalent.
  • Possession of a Certificate III in Civil Construction applicable to modern transport infrastructure projects or ability to acquire one within 18 months.
  • RoadTek civil construction workers are predominately employed in Asset Management business units located around the state, but at times may be asked to perform work in other business units on a temporary or permanent basis depending on business needs. In order to maintain commercial viability, construction workers when rotating between business units, will be required to implement flexible working arrangements consistent with the arrangements in the current Industrial Instruments which covers mobility and site-specific arrangements.
  • RoadTek construction workers will be expected to gain and maintain competencies that are consistent with business needs (mainly mobility between business units), through participation in the Civil Trades Development Program (CTDP) which has been introduced to manage and compensate employees for gaining extra competencies. Additional competencies are classified into categories of work or safety which may be mandatory for some employees due to legislation requirements, and RoadTek supports employees undertaking formal training requiring an established level of numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Participation in Civil Trades Development Program (CTDP) is mandatory.
For more information and how to apply, please refer to the position description.

Applications to remain current for 12 months

Job Ad Reference: QLD/373984/21

Closing Date: Monday 07 June 2021This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.