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Job Ref:  3292
Employer:  Mackay Regional Council
Job Type:  Full Time
Mackay QLD 4740, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  53054.00 - 54245.00

Truck Driver

The key objective of this role is to carry out labouring, plant and truck operation duties associated with maintenance and construction of roads and drainage assets, and other associated civil infrastructure. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Competent operation of rigid motor vehicle (trucks), with varying features – rigid, two axles, trailer combination with GCM 15 – 43 tonne 
  • Operation of ride-on equipment and light, medium and heavy mechanical plant
  • Undertake hands on labouring tasks associated with maintenance and construction of roads, drainage and other civil infrastructure including earthworks, concrete, pipelaying, bitumen and vegetation work
  • Daily maintenance of assigned plant and work cooperatively with mechanical service personnel in the repair and maintenance of assigned plant, including recording of pre-start checks
  • Provide competent traffic management associated with the control and direction of vehicular traffic through and around work sites
  • Provide a high level of client service at all times, to both internal and external clients
  • Commitment to contributing to and maintaining a culture of Best Practice as the means to improve our service delivery processes
  • Work within confines of environmental legislation, ensuring best practice work procedures to minimise environmental impact

Essential Qualifications, skills and experience: 

  • Current General Construction Safety "White" Card 
  • Current QLD Manual Car ‘C’ Class Open Driver’s Licence 
  • Current QLD Heavy Combination Truck ‘HC’ Class Licence
  • Current Traffic Controllers Ticket
  • Extensive experience in driving tandem axle trucks in varying road conditions
  • Extensive experience in construction/maintenance of roads and drainage infrastructure
  • License/tickets to operate road construction plant and/or equipment.

A Certificate III in Civil Construction and experience in concreting work will be highly regarded.

To apply, you will need to submit a current resume and cover letter. 

Salary & Benefits Package: 

  • Salary range from $53,054 plus applicable allowances 
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading 
  • Up to 18% superannuation contribution (conditions apply)
  • Flexible work arrangements including a nine day fortnight
  • 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

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. 

Applications Close: 23 August 2018

Contact: Ph 1300 MACKAY (1300 622 529) 

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