Job Details - Construction Crew Leaders

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499577 Projects & Asset Srvcs Full time, Permanent Construction/ Maintenance

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $68,884 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading - please note, progression in remuneration (up to Level 8 - $72,838 pa and a commuter use vehicle plus super) is available for this position upon meeting performance and training requirements outlined in a structured crew leader framework.
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream B) - Level 6 of the EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 76 hour fortnight | 6:30am - 3:30pm 
  • Location: Burpengary & Petrie (multiple positions) - please note that these depot locations will be moving to a Narangba location later in 2023. Whilst these positions have dedicated home depot locations, the work will be based across various sites/locations.

About our opportunity

Our Construction Crew Leaders deliver assigned construction tasks by leading a team of internal and external resources (typically a small work crew and contractors) and undertaking general labouring duties on construction projects as required. You will be interpreting job plans, conducting survey set outs of projects and consistently running construction projects ranging in size, scope and complexity. This position will see you engage with a range of diverse internal and external stakeholders whilst also ensuring the principles of safety, quality assurance and environmental risk management are being applied correctly throughout the construction projects allocated. 

About you

Ideally you will have recent experience in a similar position requiring a similar skill set. You will also have knowledge of relevant construction materials, capability of plant and equipment - including hand tools and knowledge of survey principles and current survey technology as well as construction specifications and standards. You will also have demonstrated experience in the day to day leadership of Construction teams (including contractors) or similar on a range of projects and have proficiency with or ability to develop proficiency with a range of technology (tablets, computers etc.) and software programs as required by this position.

Paired with the above listed experience you must have a current truck licence (minimum MR) and a Construction Induction card. You will either hold or be willing to obtain a high risk work dogman (DG) licence and Electrical Awareness certificate within 6 months of commencement. Our Crew Leaders are required to either hold a Certificate III in Civil Construction or another relevant qualification or be willing/able to obtain within 12 months of commencement and this qualification will be mandatory to progress through the Crew Leader framework. Whilst not mandatory, Traffic Control Level 1 & Level 2 or equivalent is highly desirable. 

Position Description

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Why join the team?

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 2000 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.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a physical and hearing assessment with an independent professional nominated by CMB as part of the recruitment process for this role as well as a National Police History Check.

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