Somerset Council Jobs – Labourer

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Job Description:

To primarily perform a broad range of physical tasks requiring developed industry skills in a responsible, safe and efficient manner with such tasks to be performed under general supervision by the relevant Foreman and/or Ganger.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all workshop maintenance requirements in plant and machinery care and maintenance.
  • Carry out works within agreed standards, priorities and time frames set by the relevant Ganger, Foreman, Overseer / Works Coordinator, Works Manager and/or Director Operations.
  • Keep and maintain accurate records including but not limited to timesheets, daily work performed, plant maintenance, breakdowns and workplace incidents.
  • Perform a broad range of physical tasks requiring developed industry skills.
  • Ensure that all necessary plant and materials are efficiently utilised to support work plans in order to maximise performance times.
  • Operate and maintain relevant plant, machinery, tools and personal protective equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, standard operating procedures, work methods statements and safety plans.
  • Ensure routine inspections and maintenance of relevant plant, machinery, tools and personal protective equipment are carried out at the required frequency.
  • Actively participate in, and foster, a team-oriented work environment and work cooperatively with other Council crews.
  • Perform any other duties that are reasonably within the competency, skills and training of incumbent as may be directed from time to time by the relevant Ganger, Overseer / Works Coordinator, Works Manager and / or Director Operations to ensure the overall efficiency of the department.
  • Represent the Council to the public and members of other organisations in a positive manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality of Council information obtained during the course of employment.
  • Take reasonable care of your own health and safety.

Job Requirements:

  • Safe, practical, efficient and effective use of relevant plant
  • Ability to undertake basic checks and minor maintenance on relevant plant
  • Use hand and power tools
  • General Safety Induction (Construction Industry) White Card or willingness and ability to undertake same
  • Working in Proximity to Traffic competency or willingness and ability to undertake same
  • Use of small plant and equipment
  • Use simple levelling devices
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Carry out basic machine checks and maintenance
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to communicate in a positive manner with all staff and the general public providing client assistance
    as required
  • Willingness to undertake traffic control duties as required

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in general labouring duties associated with road construction and maintenance activities (gravel, concrete, bitumen and asphalt surfaces)
  • Experience in operation and maintenance of plant, machinery and tools relevant to the role
  • Experience working under traffic control conditions

Job Details:

Company: Somerset Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Somerset, Queensland, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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