Plant Operator

$28.15 - $34.09 hourly
  • Wandering Shire Council
  • Wandering WA, Australia
  • 26 Mar, 2021
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

An opportunity exists for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, team focused individual to join our Works Crew. The position of a full-time Grader/Plant Operator is primary responsible for road grading including construction and maintenance work in a small works crew. The team member will also need to be capable of operating and maintaining trucks and other plant and machinery, and to assist in the completion of various project required to support this semi-rural community. These duties may include a range of tasks associated with road maintenance functions, including pothole repairs, signage maintenance and general maintenance of roads, roadsides, footpaths, kerbs, drainage, bridge structures and other assets. 

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate 

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in civil infrastructure related works such as grader and plant operation, for road construction and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated commitment to organisational values and associated behaviours
  • ‘HR’ class driver’s licence
  • High work ethic, with the commitment to maintaining set standards

A total salary package will be negotiated with the preferred applicant, which will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience. The salary package includes working a 9-day fortnight with an hourly rate range of $28.1515 to $34.0903, plus up to 14.5% superannuation (conditions apply), performance allowance, industry allowance, and a house at subsidised rental may be available. PPE is provided upon commencement, and in-house training may also be provided if required. 

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the Executive Manager Technical Services; Barry Gibbs by phoning 0429 684 217 to further discuss this position. The position description is available by clicking here, by emailing or by phone (08) 9884 1056. 

Please note that no closing date for this position. Applications will only be considered until the position is filled. 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 Shire of Wandering is an equal opportunity employer, who is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. 

Belinda Knight


March 2021

Job Closing Date

30 Jun, 2021