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Civil Leading Hand

  • $52.50/hour (base rate) - overtime paid at penalty rates

  • $27.50/daily travel allowance + $22/daily meal allowance

  • Immediate start on a 3-year project

About our client

Our client is a market leader within transport, building, services infrastructure, urban and industrial civil projects across Southeast QLD. With a new project on the Cunninghams Gap Highway, our client is seeking a Leading Hand with civil and structural experience to start immediately. The successful candidate will be required to meet daily at 6:30am the MCE Project Office in Tarome.

About the project

  • Repairs to a two-kilometre section of the Cunningham Highway at Cunninghams Gap, which was extensively damaged by the 2019 bushfires.

  • Scaling and stabilising the slope above the road to reduce the risk of rockfalls.

  • Rockfall protection systems:

    -About 20,000m2of rockfall protection mesh to be installed on the upslope.

    - Over 1km of fencing at the bottom of the slope to catch falling rocks.

  • Retaining walls on the downslope to enable sufficient carriageway width to install upslope catch fencing.

  • Replacing and constructing additional concrete barriers.

  • Major reconstruction works at the Gap cutting.

  • Guardrail with rubrail to protect motorcycle riders from impacts with posts.

  • Wide centre line treatment to increase separation of opposing traffic.

  • Constructing an emergency stopping bay 1km before the Alan Cunningham monument.

What you will be doing

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Plan, organize, and delegate tasks and resources effectively.

  • Inspect and review work quality, productivity, and project schedules.

  • Prioritizing and managing multiple tasks concurrently, including leading a team.

  • Implementing workplace health and safety initiatives and procedures to ensure the well-being of workers, visitors, and the public, as well as to prevent property damage.

  • Handle all plant, equipment, and machinery, including experience in training team members on their safe operation.

  • Conduct site inductions, maintain site diaries, conduct daily pre-starts, issue permits, facilitate toolbox talks, and manage timesheets.

  • Comprehend and apply relevant legislation and regulations.

What you will need

  • Driver's license + Reliable Transport

  • Construction White Card

  • Additional tickets advantageous

  • Previous leading hand or supervisory experience

  • Previous experience with structures and on-site installations

  • Ability to complete labour intensive tasks

  • Experience using hand power tools

Apply now!

Sean - Recruitment Coordinator

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Job Reference - BSINDJ2024128300

Job title: Civil Leading Hand
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, South East QLD
Industry: Trades and Services Labourer and Handyperson
Job expiry: 2024-07-27
Reference: BSINDJ2024128300