Trainee - Civil Construction Technical Officer

  • Mid-Coast Council
  • MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia
  • 03 Aug, 2022
Intern Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Internship and Apprenticeship

Job Description

Job No: MCC152156

Location: MidCoast NSW

Time to step into your new Career?

Would you like to get the best training, a national qualification AND get paid while you learn?

MidCoast Council Traineeship programs can help you build great skills for your future.

In our Traineeships you'll

  • Take your first steps in the workforce in a supportive workplace
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification AND get paid!
  • Get real life work experience
  • Start your awesome career locally

The role

This position sits within the Water Project Delivery department and is responsible for undertaking on the job practical training and a prescribed TAFE course of study in Certificate IV Civil Construction Design (RII40820)

The person

Our Trainees are motivated, hardworking and committed employees, focused on developing the key technical skills needed to themselves be a successful in their chosen field.

A word from one of our Trainees who completed in 2020…

"I applied for the traineeship to gain new skills in the civil construction industry and to continue to work in the local area which I love so much. The team I work with are a great bunch of people and I enjoy learning new skills off the old school veterans. After I complete my cert 2 traineeship i would like to continue onto my cert 3 and then hopefully move to a full time position with MidCoast council."

If you have…

  • A clear motivation to work in civil construction design.
  • A genuine interest in drafting designs in civil, hydraulic and electrical works areas.
  • Intermediate to advanced literacy and numeracy.
  • An understanding of and commitment to Work Health and Safety.
  • A commitment to team work.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills.
  • A keen interest in giving back to the community.

The package:  You will be paid in accordance with the Traineeship pay scale as outlined in the Local Government (State) Award 2020 plus superannuation.

Location: Your normal place of work will be the Council Offices at 2 Biripi Way Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Apply now

Read the POSITION DESCRIPTION before you answer the questions below. 

Your answers are important in helping us understand your motivation and interest in your Career and the role - so take your time.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

Should you have any queries about your application, please contact Jess Anniwell on 02 7955 7934 or via email at 

Closing date: Sunday 21 August at 11.30 pm.

Job Closing Date

21 Aug, 2022