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Plant Operator - Grader

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Job Ref:  3260
Employer:  Mackay Regional Council
Job Type:  Full Time
Mackay QLD 4740, Australia (Show on map)

Plant Operator - Grader

Working under the remote supervision of a Leading Hand/Supervisor, your main responsibility is to carry out labouring and plant operation duties associated with the maintenance and construction of road and drainage assets, or other associated civil infrastructure. You will be required to operate other plant, such as trucks, rollers and loaders, as and when required. A high level and detailed knowledge of maintenance and construction grading practices is essential for this role.

Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Current General Construction Safety "White" Card
  • Current QLD Manual Car ‘C’ Class Open Driver’s Licence 
  • Current QLD Heavy Rigid Truck ‘HR’ Class Licence
  • Current Certificate of competency to operate motor grader > 35kw
  • Current Traffic Controllers Ticket
  • Extensive experience in operation of heavy mechanical plant, in particular motor grader
  • Good experience in driving tandem axle trucks in varying road conditions
  • Extensive experience in construction/maintenance of roads and drainage infrastructure

Salary & Benefits Package:

  • $51,962 – $55,079 base salary + allowances / overtime as applicable 
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading 
  • Up to 18% superannuation contribution (conditions apply)
  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program

Applications Close: 19 July 2018

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and a brief statement addressing the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the last page of the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s website. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results. 

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