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Diesel Mechanic

Applications are invited from experienced Diesel Mechanic to provide an effective and efficient mechanical service involving the repair, servicing and maintenance of Council’s plant, equipment and vehicle fleet.  Plant includes Heavy Commercials, Earthmoving, Agricultural Type equipment, light fleet and ancillary items. We Require you to have…

•           Trade Qualified Diesel Mechanic Certificate.

•           To hold current HR drivers licence or able to obtain.

•           A minimum of 3 years’ trade experience.

•           Be physically fit for hot/dry conditions.

•           To hold Working Safely in the Construction Industry CPCCOH1001A (white card).

•           Experience with CAT equipment preferred.

This position is based in Bedourie which is a small but vital town with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, schools, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa.

A competitive remuneration package is offered ($95,548 to $118,231 depending on allowances and overtime), including above award wages and 6 weeks’ annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie at subsidised rent.

Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

This position is offered as a fulltime permanent position.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfil this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

• A completed application form.

• A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees)

• A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.

• A document addressing each of the selection criteria.

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Bill Dillon, Workshop Coordinator on 0427 461 541 or email Bill.dillon@diamantina.qld.gov.au

Applications close when position filled. 

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Plant Operator (Multi-Skilled)

Applications are invited from experienced Multi-Skilled Plant Operators to join our busy Works team. We are looking for an experienced hands-on applicant with excellent driving skills and a positive attitude.

We are looking for someone who has experience on roads and drainage. Mainly unsealed roads maintenance with extensive experience with different plant and machinery.

You will be operating a CAT 627K scraper, 140M Grader and 5 to 20-ton Excavator. 

We require you have…

  • Proven experience in the high standard of operation and maintenance of plant.
  • Current Construction Safety Induction Card (White Card)
  • Current Queensland ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence (‘MR’ Class licence desirable).
  • Current Queensland Occupational Health & Safety Licence – excavator, grader, scraper, roller or Current RII Certificate of Competency

This position will be based in either Bedourie or Birdsville which are small but vital towns with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, schools, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa.

A competitive remuneration package is offered (approximately $67,000 to $98,000 depending on allowances and overtime), including above award wages and 6 weeks annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie or Birdsville at subsidised rent.

Councils works crews are currently operating on a 10/4 roster during which a reasonable amount of overtime is worked whilst they reside in their modern mobile camp accommodation.

Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

This position is offered as a fulltime permanent position.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfill this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

• A completed application form.
• A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees) 
• A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.
• A document addressing each of the selection criteria.

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Adam Whitfield, Acting Infrastructure Manager on 0455 431 962 Email enquiries to  Adam.Whitfield@Diamantina.qld.gov.au

Applications will close when filled.

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Plant Operator (Roller)

Applications are invited from experienced Roller Operators to join our busy Works team. We are looking for an experienced hands-on applicant with excellent driving skills and a positive attitude.

We require you have…

  • Proven experience in the high standard of operation and maintenance of plant.
  • Current Construction Safety Induction Card (White Card)
  • Current Queensland ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence (‘MR’ Class licence desirable).
  • Current Queensland Occupational Health & Safety Licence – roller or Current RII Certificate of Competency

This position will be based in either Bedourie or Birdsville which are small but vital towns with fantastic modern facilities including 24/7 health services, schools, sporting facilities and twice weekly flights to/from Brisbane/Mt Isa.

A competitive remuneration package is offered (approximately $67,000 to $98,000 depending on allowances and overtime), including above award wages and 6 weeks annual leave. A comfortable home is available in Bedourie or Birdsville at subsidised rent.

Councils works crews are currently operating on a 10/4 roster during which a reasonable amount of overtime is worked whilst they reside in their modern mobile camp accommodation.

Experienced applicants who are self-starters, team players and enjoy adventure are encouraged to apply.

This position is offered as a fulltime permanent position.

If you believe you have the skills and capabilities to fulfill this position, please submit your application below. Please include:

• A completed application form.
• A current resume (ensuring contact details are current, and you have nominated at least two referees) 
• A cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your knowledge of the position.
• A document addressing each of the selection criteria.

Copies of any licenses or tickets required in the Position Description must be included with your resume.

For more information telephone Adam Whitfield, Acting Infrastructure Manager on 0455 431 962 Email enquiries to  Adam.Whitfield@Diamantina.qld.gov.au

Applications will close when filled.

Position Description

WH&S Statement

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