grader operator in Far North

Far North, South Australia
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About Our Client

Our client is a State Government Agency who works to connect the people and places of South Australia and have safety and service at the forefront of everything they do.

They are responsible for integrated public transport network on main roads within remote areas as well as development projects around the State.

They are looking for someone who aligns with their values framework – collaboration, honesty, excellence, enjoyment and respect.

About the job

Randstad are currently seeking expressions of interest for a Grader Operator to work within the Rural & Remote Patrol team of two.

You are responsible for providing quality road maintenance works in remote areas.

Primarily your role will be operating an M series Grader to grade unsealed roads and strive to meet production targets. Work includes maintenance on sealed and unsealed pavement, roadside environment, drainage and other miscellaneous tasks.

Patrols cover a significant area and move camp every two to three days during the 18 day rotation. You would work a continual roster of 9.5 hours per day from 7am to 5pm.

Camp Accommodation with sleeping, cooking, laundry and bathroom facilities provided, you would be required to take your own personal items and food (you cook for yourself).

You deploy from Port Augusta depot on the day prior to start of 18 day rotation.

About you

You will be passionate and hardworking with the ability to listen to your offsider and leaders.

The successful applicant would hold;

  • HC or MC truck licence
  • OHS Whitecard
  • Workzone traffic management ticket (highly regarded)
  • Grader experience essential (M series experience preferred and ticket or VOC highly regarded)

As part of Randstad’s requirements you would need to complete a thorough functional assessment and be capable of lifting 25kg.

Salary range & benefits

We offer an attractive hourly rate starting at $28 per hour plus overtime after 7.6 hours Monday to Friday with penalties paid for weekend and public holiday shifts.

In addition daily and weekly allowances are paid in line with the relevant award.

This role is classed as a casual position working through Randstad.


Click on the apply button if you are ready to join our team. Not ready to apply just yet, or you have some questions first? Call Rhonda Rees on 08 8643 5300 for a confidential discussion.


Grader Operator, 18 days on, HC or MC licence required
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