Heavy Machinery Operator (Various)

  • Experienced Operators required for Civil Construction/Road Maintenance.
  • Established Civil Company based in Maryborough, QLD. 
  • We have a strong current and forward workload.
  • Diverse range of works and clients urban, rural, semi-remote.
  • Packages circa $68-90k per annum.  Packages tailored to applicant. 
  • Majority of work is local. 

Job Summary: 

JACC has opportunities available for experienced operators of any of the following equipment: -

  • Motor Graders (Cat 140H/M Series or similar)
  • Excavators (1.7-35t)
  • Dozers (D6N/T D8T)
  • Loaders (Various)
  • Skidsteers (Wheeled / Tracked)

Applicants will be required to demonstrate an established knowledge of civil construction along with experience in road / drainage construction, unsealed road maintenance, bush road grading, working from plans and working to levels, machine control, clearing, pit and stockpile management, raking, etc. - as relevant to each machine. 

For an applicant to be successful, the following attributes will be required:-

  • Experience in working with small-medium size work crews on various projects.
  • Ability to work autonomously for periods as required. 
  • Commitment and capability to meet production goals and targets.
  • Proven ability to plan ahead, trouble-shoot and problem solve. 

While not essential, the following skills and qualifications will be highly regarded:-

  • Job experience with Trimble Machine Control (GPS/UTS).
  • QR RIW training / attainment.
  • Proficiency and readiness to operate a variety of machinery (as necessary) including:- excavator, dozer, loader, roller, water truck, etc.

To complete the 3 month probation period, the successful applicant will establish themselves as a valuable team member with developed operational skills.  They will demonstrate competence in all of the aspects listed above and will adopt and extend on JACCs culture of Safety, Environmental responsibility and Quality work. 

Essential Duties:

  • Operate and maintain JACC plant and vehicles in a professional and safe manner.
  • Follow instructions and work autonomously.
  • Excellent documentation skills (daily diaries, dockets, etc.).
  • Daily checks on machinery and rectification / reporting of issues.
  • Perform physical labour and manual site duties when required.
  • Keep a clean work site and safely use tools and equipment.
  • Adhere to and promote JACCs high Safety and Environmental standards
  • Promote teamwork, impart skills, share knowledge and participate in training.

To be considered for this position you will need:

  • a Current QLD Drivers Licences (HR Licence preferred minimum);
  • a current Construction White Card;
  • other plant / operating competencies;
  • a minimum 2 years experience in civil construction (not mining);
  • to be physically fit (as physical work and manual handling will be involved);
  • excellent communication skills;
  • to be reliable, punctual and keen to work in varying environments;
  • to read and comprehend construction plans and specifications;
  • to understand safety requirements and applicable safety policies;
  • to present on time for work each day and be prepared to works weekends and outside of normal hours as and when required; and to work well in both team or unsupervised environments.


Competitive remuneration and negotiable terms. Annual wages range from $68-90k + superannuation (dependent on skill set and experience. Some positions include a company vehicle.  Annual wages based on minimum estimated hours for year. Wage range may be negotiable for exceptional applicants. Operators Positions are initially based on casual tenures with a view to permanent positions pending performance. 

* Please note all JACC offices, plant and most sites are non-smoking areas.

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 30th May 2021

*All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence and only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

03/05/2021 $0 Hervey Bay & Fraser Coast 1 Construction
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