Road Grader Construction Team Leader

Gilgandra Shire Council Full Time Permanent 30/07/2020

About the position

The successful applicant will supervise the Road Grader Construction team to fulfill the requirements of the Transport for NSW (TfNSW) Road Maintenance Council Contract (RMCC) and other roads construction works awarded to the Council. Operate the grader for road maintenance and on site supervision to direct staff and other plant operators involved in the given works such as water trucks, rollers, road stabilisers, and chemical spreaders.


  • WHS Construction Induction Training (white card)
  • National Unit of Competency - Grader Operations
  • Sound numeracy and literacy skills
  • Knowledge of gravel re-sheeting practices
  • Minimum of 3 years road construction/maintenance plant operation experience
  • Ability to perform risk assessments, conduct tool box meetings and lead small groups regarding Safe Work Method Statement development and reviews
  • Ability to ensure documentation (e.g. records, time sheets, plant sheets, incident reports) is completed and accurate
  • Possession of MR licence
  • Knowledge of heavy patching, stabilisation and bitumen sealing practices
  • Experience in the supervision of staff and contactors
  • The ability to manage time and priorities to complete work
  • Ability to operate more than one major item of plant
  • Traffic Controller Implement Traffic Control Plans
  • Knowledge of the TfNSW system of operation


  • Extensive knowledge of WH&S, environmental and Quality Control system under the TfNSW RMCC
  • WH&S for Supervisors certification
  • Front End Loader and other plant certification
  • HR Truck License
  • Ability to participate in the on-call roster

Salary: $1164.31 - $1395.84

Closing date: 5:00pm, 14 August 2020

Enquiries: Director Infrastructure, Mr Daryl Colwell, or the HR Department on 02 6817 8800