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Foreperson Asphalt

  • 596712
  • Bli Bli, QLD, Australia, 4560
  • Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia
  • Full Time - Permanent
  • Sunshine Coast Location
  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Competitive Remuneration

WHO WE ARE

The Downer Group provides a range of quality services in road construction, a leader in the asphalt and bitumen surfacing industry due to the quality of work we produce, the excellent relationships we develop with our clients, and the pride our employees have in their work.

Downer is seeking qualified an experienced Asphalt Foreperson to join its expanding Queensland operations.

THE ROLE

Asphalt Foreperson is a key position within Downer, responsible for overseeing Asphalt Crews in their duties laying bituminous and other paving material on roads, runways, parking areas and other surfaces to be paved.

YOU WILL HAVE

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Civil Road Construction Industry
  • Hold current licenses, certificates and competencies relevant to the position
  • Give direction, delegate tasks while complying with safety, environmental and quality assurance practices
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills for teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills and proven leadership qualities with the drive to develop your skills further
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out duties in a safe manner
  • Coordinating and prioritise duties on site
  • Co-ordinate with Spotters and Traffic Control on site
  • Ensure all necessary pre-start checks of plant and equipment are completed
  • Ensure staff maintain and store tools, equipment and PPE to ensure a safe working condition
  • Notify Supervisor of any faulty plant, tools or equipment
  • Oversee housekeeping of plant, equipment and job site as required
  • Monitor supply of general supplies, minor tools and equipment and notify Supervisor or Management of any purchasing requirements
  • Identifying job hazards, implement solutions or prevention of harm and share information with fellow team workers, management and QSE Manager
  • Observe quality, environmental and workplace health & safety requirements on site and notify Supervisor of any incidents or non-conformances
  • Oversee that documentation is completed accurately and submitted daily
  • Ensure time sheet is filled in daily, checked & signed by Supervisor
  • Ensure all Fuel Logs, dockets & credit card receipts are handed into the project office at least weekly

To apply, please click on "Apply" below and submit your resume. We do not accept applications via email but for more information, please email jason.cant@downergroup.com

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date – applications may also close before this date.

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