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Civil Construction Apprenticeship x2

Closing date: 30/06/2017

  • Local position in the Wollondilly area
  • Work for Wollondilly Shire Council
  • Complete a trade certificate (Cert III)



My Gateway is looking for TWO enthusiastic, hard workers who are interested in completing a Certificate III in Civil Construction – Road Construction & Maintenance. This is a 3 year apprenticeship with the potential to stay on with Council as a qualified tradesman (subject to the availability of a position and being successful in a recruitment process). The work is all based in the Wollondilly area and local candidates are encouraged to apply.

Council has approximately 40 staff in the Works Section that are broken up into small crews of about 8 team members. The teams work on a variety of road and civil construction and maintenance activities, including road re-construction, drainage, concreting, asphalting and environmental works. Throughout the apprenticeship, you will get experience working in all of these areas.


Some of the tasks you will be required to undertake in association with the construction and maintenance activities include: 

  • Vehicle driving & plant operation
  • Loading & unloading of trucks and plant (including tippers)
  • Assisting with set-out, levelling, form-work, concreting, pavement construction, pit building, pipe-laying, etc
  • Traffic control set up, and
  • General labouring duties


What’s in it for you?

  • Be trained by experienced staff
  • Complete a trade qualification
  • Get paid & start your career
  • The client will pay for you to get your Medium Rigid (or Heavy Rigid) licence
  • Full time position (3 years)


What we are looking for:

  • We are looking for someone who has had their licence for a year (or close to) as this is a requirement to get your Medium Rigid licence
  • Must have a passion for the industry
  • Someone who is mature minded and is familiar with road rules
  • Local candidates are encouraged to apply
  • We need someone who is reliable, flexible and physically capable of doing a labour intensive job


Candidates who are shortlisted for these positions will be required to do a pre-employment medical, hearing test and drug and alcohol screen.

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Only suitable applicants will be contacted.

Location: Picton

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