Plant Operator (Patching Truck)

$1,254 weekly
  • Rockingham City Council
  • Rockingham WA, Australia
  • 07 Jul, 2022
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Facilities, Real Estate, and Property

Job Description

Permanent, full-time (average of 38 hours per week)

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of 

Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

Working in a team environment, you will assist and operate machinery to undertake road maintenance activities with particular attention to asphalt patching (including sealing) works.

You enjoy working outdoors and can work either independently or as a part of a team. With previous experience in the maintenance of asphalt pavements and sealing works, e.g. pothole patching, asphalt works and sealing operation, you understand the importance of maintaining Occupational Health and Safety standards.

 A current HR Class driver’s licence is essential for this role. Experience in operating other relevant mobile plant such as skid steer, front end and backhoe and patching truck are desirable.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria as part of your online application:

Selection Criteria

  • Have a sound knowledge in laying of hot asphalt, bituminous sealing and associated works.
  • Experience in operating small plant such as compactor (roller, plated), quick cut saw and power tools.
  • Sound problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and ability to work without supervision.
  • Knowledge of occupational health and safety principles and procedures.

This position offers a weekly wage of $1,254 (gross) is offered which incorporates all allowances and penalty rates 

We value our employees and offer:                                                   

  • 11% plus the opportunity to co-contribute
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements, including rostered days off and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • Training and development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees

You must be able to provide proof of having received all required COVID-19 vaccinations.

An information package is available on our website.  

Applications for this position are open until the City determines that a suitable pool of candidates is received; this means that the vacancy may close without notice. If you are interested in this position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible. 

The City of Rockingham encourages candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

Job Closing Date

31 Dec, 2022