Construction Worker x 20 positions

$1,014 - $1,073 weekly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Gold Coast QLD, Australia
  • 13 Sep, 2021
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

Reference number 31088
Employment status Fixed-Term Full Time - Ending - 20/12/2024
Directorate Transport and Infrastructure
Location Multiple Locations across the City as required for the role
Award - Classification City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Operational Level 3
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Operational Level 4
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Stream B Operational Level 5
Salary $1,013.65 to $1,072.97
Hours per week 38
Days per fortnight 9 (Nine)
Position summary
The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Position

Based at one of our City depots, the position of Construction worker will work as a team undertaking construction works as required by the City's works program.

You will take responsibility for:

  • Perform highly skilled and specialised tasks associated with construction/maintenance of civil engineering works.
  • Construction of stormwater drainage pipelines, manholes, gully pits, outlet structure and associated works.
  • Asphaltic concrete repairs to roadways and bikeways.
  • Laying and finishing concrete for kerb and channel, footpaths, bikeways and associated works including exposed aggregate, stencilled and stamped concrete.
  • Following designated safe work practices and performing a high standard of work.

Requirements for the role:

  • Certificate II in Construction (Civil) or demonstrated experience relevant to the role.
  • Current Class "MR" Drivers Licence.
  • WHS Licence General Construction (White Card).
  • You are a self-starter who manages their day to day workload.
  • You are a team player who positively contributes to the improvement of work processes and you embrace change.
  • You have a demonstrated commitment to safety and highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are a “can do” person who thrives on innovatively solving problems in a complex environment.

About the Infrastructure Delivery Branch

  • Delivery of the city's capital works program, and administration of the Local Area Works and Services (LAW&S) program.
  • One-stop shop for all infrastructure requirements which include, project management, engineering, drafting, design, construction, cost estimations, survey and material testing.
  • Delivery of approximately 500 projects each year, including community facilities, roads and rehab, foreshores, bridges, footpaths, landscaping, parks, stormwater and drainage.

About the Transport and Infrastructure Directorate

The Transport and Infrastructure directorate is ultimately here to deliver quality infrastructure and services that align with the broader organisation vision and purpose. The directorate consists of asset custodians, service providers and business support roles that all contribute to the overall management, delivery and maintenance of quality infrastructure and services.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with 9 day fortnights and flexible working arrangements;
a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
a competitive remuneration and options to salary sacrifice;
See what other benefits the City can offer you here: https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/Council-region/Careers-with-Council

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams or Skype. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

Screening questions

Essential: Do you hold a current MR Class (Medium Rigid) unrestricted drivers licence & a current WHS Licence General Construction (White Card)? Please upload a copy as one document in 'Identification Documents'.
Essential: Do you possess a Certificate II (or higher) in Construction (Civil) or equivalent knowledge? Please provide details and upload a copy of your qualification under 'Education Certificate'.
Essential: Please provide an overview of your experience in construction/maintenance of civil engineering works including roadways, footpaths, bikeways, stormwater drainage, concrete finishing, pipe laying, pit construction and formwork.
Essential: Please explain your experience with the operation of minor equipment and machinery associated with various works tasks relevant to the role.
Essential: Outline your qualifications and experiences related to high risk activities including electrical awareness and confined spaces. Have you completed Energex M320 Electrical awareness training? If so please upload a copy of your qualification under 'Education Certificates'.

Contact person Mitch Bradow
Contact number 0755828552
Closing date 26/09/2021

Job Closing Date

26 Sep, 2021