Title:  Leading Hand - Earthworks

Job Number:  18316

Tarro, AU

About the M1 South - Blackhill to Tomago project


A joint venture between John Holland and Gamuda Australia has been selected by Transport for NSW to deliver the M1 Pacific Motorway extension to Raymond Terrace Southern Package - a key missing link in one of the country's busiest transport corridors. The $1.029 billion southern package will deliver a 10-kilometre dual carriageway motorway extension between Black Hill and Tomago. There will be 8 bridges that include a 2.6km viaduct and new congestion-busting interchanges at Black Hill, Tarro and Tomago.



About the role



The M1 to Raymond Terrace Project team are currently looking for an experienced Leading Hand – Earthworks to join the team, based in Tarro, NSW. Approximately 30 minutes from Newcastle CBD. 
Reporting to the Supervisor, you’ll be responsible for leading a small team of operators and labourers. 



Key Responsibilities:



  • Lead a small team of general labourers and plant operators
  • Working under the direction of the site supervisor/foreman or superintendent
  • Site establishment
  • Coordinate and undertake civil construction and earthworks including:
  • Laydowns (Logistics)
  • Foundations
  • Drainage, culverts and structures
  • Stabilizer, Cut and Fill and Site Access
  • Lead and undertake all works in accordance with site and company HSE policies and procedures.



Skills, Qualifications & Experience required






  • White card
  • Drivers Licence
  • Proven experience leading a small team in a Civil construction environment.






  • HR Truck Licence
  • LF - Forklift Licence
  • Rigging and Dogging Licences
  • Be available for day shift Monday to Saturday



What's in it for you when you join the John Holland Gamuda Joint Venture:



Your success is reflected in ours, so we're committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We're about connecting your sense of purpose to ours. We understand that your career is one of the biggest ways to have an impact on the world. We also believe in supporting you as a whole person, not just an employee.