Job Details - Crew Leader - Asphalt

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497863 Projects & Asset Srvcs Permanent Plant and Machinery Operator, Construction/ Maintenance, Labourer

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region. 

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today. 

This role sits in the Roads and Drains team, under the Asset Maintenance department of the Project and Asset Services division within Moreton Bay Regional Council. The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region.  The areas of responsibility are primarily Roads and Drains, Parks, Cleansing, Construction, Fleet and Building and Facilities infrastructure.  The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region.

The role

Your responsibilities will include allocating and delivering assigned maintenance by working with and leading a team of operational staff as directed. You will be required to perform bitumen repair and patching duties, undertake general labouring on construction and maintenance projects and identify roads/drainage infrastructure defects and their causes while correctly identifying materials and repair methods.

As the Crew Leader you will be required to lead the team by providing guidance, planning daily work - including measuring and calculating quantities of materials required and maintain records accordingly, developing and reviewing plans and maintenance schedules and engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders. 


To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience with asphalt and experience in the operation of a Flocon bitumen repair/patching unit and knowledge of capability of other plant and equipment. You will have sound experience in the day to day management of small teams and ability to undertake a range of administrative and technology activities in a manner that is appropriate in the relevance of this position.

You will also hold a Certificate III in Civil Construction, a current MR class driver's license, a Construction Induction Card, a current TMI qualification and a Dogman Ticket (HRW DG license) 


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s work locations have local parking.


Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: Petrie

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream B) - Level 6 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Remuneration: $61,763 pa + super (76 hour fortnight) + applicable allowances 


Please note:

  • Applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by MBRC as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.


How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Applications close 11:55pm Monday 24th January 2022

Position Description 

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Applicants that do not hold the qualification outlined in the role description are encouraged to apply if they have an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required for this role.

Further Information

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