Plant Operator / Labourer

Job Description

  • Permanent Full Time 
  • Monday to Friday, 76 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight 
  • $69,430 per annum (LGIA Stream B Level 5 + Site) + Superannuation
  • Location – Rockhampton 

Your new role

Fitzroy River Water are seeking multiple experienced Plant Operator/Labourers to assist with construction and maintenance activities associated with the delivery of water and sewerage services. 

Work with our team on a variety of major projects including the Mount Morgan water pipeline, Treatment Plant upgrades and various other projects.

Duties will include truck driving and the operation of plant (Excavator, Backhoe and Skid Steer) with labouring tasks associated with civil construction required i.e., pipe laying and concreting.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • Strong labouring background with mandatory licences/tickets
  • Team player who enjoys working outdoors and physical work
  • Willingness to work and learn the full range of roles and responsibilities within the team.
  • Safety focussed and the ability to identify hazards and risks on the worksite.
  • Experience in the completion of general and site maintenance activities related to water and sewerage infrastructure is desirable.

What you'll get in return 

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance 
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture 
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Corporate membership discounts 
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options 
  • 17.5% annual leave loading 
  • Wages paid fortnightly 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

  1. A 1-2 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;
  2. Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • MR Truck Licence, Excavator, Backhoe and Skid Steer tickets with demonstrated experience.
  • Labouring experience in a general construction or maintenance role.
  • Positive attitude and safety focussed.

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply’ button to complete your online application.