Cert III Civil Construction - Road Construction Traineeship

Job Description

We, at COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS are seeking mature and junior age candidates committed in completing a Skilled Construction Worker – Road Construction and Maintenance Traineeship (Certificate III in Civil Construction) located in Mackay.

The successful candidates must have a good understanding and a desire to work in this industry.  Your labour experience and the ability to work on rotating shifts in a large safety-first organisation will be essential.

The Traineeship will involve but not limited to:

  • Learn to read plans and overviews, follow and implement
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Maintenance and repair on all types of road works
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Implementation of traffic management plans
  • Working in various weather conditions
  • Willing to work a roster including weekends, days and nights

Essential Qualifications:

  • Construction White Card (or willing to obtain)
  • Manual driver’s license (or must be committed to obtain within 6 months)
  • CPR (desirable)
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical with drug and alcohol testing

What we offer you :

  • Above award wages including access to Salary packaging
  • Full-time 3-year Civil Construction Traineeship (with the ability to complete earlier)
  • Work for a Government Organisation that specialises in delivering transport Infrastructure solutions throughout Queensland

Who We Are?

Community Solutions is a non-for-profit organisation operating as a commercial business, providing apprentices and trainees to a variety of different businesses throughout Queensland. We provide apprentices and trainees important career guidance and opportunity to earn while they learn. Dedicated Field Officers are assigned to apprentices and trainees to provide ongoing support to completing their chosen trade qualification.

Salary Packaging Benefits :

  • Package up to $15,900 of your annual salary tax free. Less tax = more take home pay for you!
  • In addition to your tax-free benefit, you can also use up to $2,650 of your pre-tax income to pay for entertainment expenses (meals, holiday accommodation etc.)
  • A weekly wage paid to you directly by Community Solutions
  • Leave entitlements including Annual Leave and Personal Leave
  • Mentoring, ongoing support and regular visits from your committed Field Officer
  • Ability to obtain a certification and vast range of industry skills and experience
  • An Employee Assistance Program - a free and confidential phone-based counselling service available

So what's next...

If this is the opportunity for you, the click ‘Apply Now’ below.  You must also be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

We can't wait to hear from you, school leavers and matured aged candidates are encouraged to apply!

Community Solutions encourages applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse), the LGBTQI+ community, and people with disability. We value inclusivity and are committed to adjusting our recruitment process to ensure accessibility and support of an applicant's needs.

"We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer, and we commit to respond to every applicant"