Job No: CN2398
City of Newcastle (CN) is looking for an experienced Plant Operator to contribute to the efficient and effective construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure and other municipal works, including but not limited to, road pavement construction, concrete works, asphalt works, drainage works and vegetation control.
Reporting to a Field Supervisor, you’ll maximise productivity through the organisation and completion of allocated works within nominated timeframes, meeting budgetary constraints and minimizing public inconvenience. You will mainly be operating our brand-new Reach Mower but may occasionally operate other types of plant such as skid steer, backhoe, front end loader or excavator.
Working as part of the Civil Construction & Maintenance Service Unit, you’ll ensure the safe, efficient and productive operation of allocated plant and motor vehicles including conducting routine servicing and safety checks as well as arranging mechanical repairs as required. You’ll also ensure safe work practices are adopted and adhered to in accordance with WHS Guidelines.
At CN our people are valued and have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs.
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City of Newcastle proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.
All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.
You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.
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Application Closing Date: Sunday, 17 January 2021.
Remuneration: $60,010.37 + 9.5% Superannuation per annum for a 38-hour week.
Contact: Matt Hardy, Construction Manager, 02 4974 6092.
Please note, this role has been titled ‘Plant and Reach Mower Operator’ for recruitment purposes, but in our organisation is called ‘Plant Operator – Construction’.