Careers

At COLAS Australia our people are vital to our success. Our employees make us different and set us apart from our competitors.

Our goal is to attract, retain and develop visionary, talented, and passionate individuals. Our people are central to everything we do.

JOB VACANCIES

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Civil Engineer to join our team on a full-time basis. Based in Sydney OR Newcastle.

This role will see you become an integral part of our expert Operational Team who will guide you to develop a range of technical and project management skills.

You will be provided with hands on experience and guided to develop skills in:

  • Road Construction and Surfacing Works on State, Local and Private Construction Projects
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Technical Skills including sampling, testing and reporting
  • Field Construction Techniques
  • Quality Management, including reporting and document control
  • Safety & Environmental procedures

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Civil Engineering degree
  • Vacation / work experience previously completed during studies
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience including Microsoft Excel
  • Construction Induction Card
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Flexibility to travel & work away as required on a project basis
  • Flexibility to work different shift patterns as required
  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment

 

What’s on offer?

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with:

  • professional development in the Civil Engineering and Project Management field
  • a competitive salary package
  • living away allowances + more!
  • mobile phone & laptop
  • coaching & mentoring
  • endless training opportunities

 

If you are looking to kick start your career with a global organisation who is focused on safety and genuine employee development, click apply now!

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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Junior Accounts Payable Officer to join our busy team based in Murarrie, QLD. This role will see you assisting the accounts team with financial and administrative tasks and will suit a recent school leaver or someone who is looking to jump start their career in accounts.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Process invoices, payment of accounts, reconcile supplier statements & AP Ledgers & process credit applications
  • Create customer invoices, monitor credit limits and ensure timely payment of invoices by customers
  • Assist with general finance tasks including GL reconciliations, data entry, raise PO’s, report preparation, journals, EOM tasks
  • Assist with maintaining the finance system, including records of payments, invoices, contractor / client payment details, and other relevant information
  • Other duties as required

 

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Strong team player, a willingness to learn, and a positive attitude
  • Intermediate MS Office skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and set priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Customer focused
  • Previous experience in office administration or basic accounts – highly regarded

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, learning & development opportunities, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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We are currently looking for an experienced Bitumen Sprayer Driver to work within our busy WA Spray Seal crew.

 

To be successful in this position, we require the following skills/experience:

  • Previous experience operating a sprayer truck
  • Able to competently tow a bitumen dog trailer and spray bitumen products at required specifications and standards
  • Able to conduct safety checks and complete reports as required
  • Able to accurately complete all paperwork
  • Able to work efficiently
  • Able to work as an effective crew member and part of a team
  • Able to work efficiently and to deadlines including overtime when required
  • Willingness to travel and work away as required
  • Dangerous Goods License
  • HC drivers’ license

 

The successful applicants will be rewarded with an attractive salary, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine career development.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity we want to hear from you!

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Civil Engineer to join our team on a full-time basis. This role will see you become an integral part of our expert Operational Team who will guide you to develop a range of technical and project management skills.

You will be provided with hands on experience and guided to develop skills in:

  • Road Construction and Surfacing Works on State, Local and Private Construction Projects
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Technical Skills including sampling, testing and reporting
  • Field Construction Techniques
  • Quality Management, including reporting and document control
  • Safety & Environmental procedures

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Civil Engineering degree
  • Vacation / work experience previously completed during studies
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience including Microsoft Excel
  • Construction Induction Card
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Flexibility to travel & work away as required on a project basis
  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment

 

What’s on offer?

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with:

  • professional development in the Civil Engineering and Project Management field
  • a competitive salary package
  • company vehicle
  • living away allowances + more!
  • mobile phone & laptop
  • coaching & mentoring
  • endless training opportunities

 

If you are looking to kick start your career with a global organisation who is focused on safety and genuine employee development, click apply now!

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We are currently looking for an energetic Project Engineer, who strives on delivering success. You will require excellent organisational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will assist with building/managing stakeholders relationships, establishing project time lines and budgets that allow for the delivery of the most strategic functionality within the project constraints.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise, manage and lead the team to ensure projects deliver on time.
  • Establish and maintain a usable and well-communicated schedule for all phases of a project.
  • Record and control project changes.
  • Identify and mitigate risk on specific client engagements and escalate these issues when necessary to ensure minimal impact to quality, budget, and time line.
  • Ensure projects meet both internal and client expectations, with respect to quality, budget, delivery time lines, and strategy.
  • Build a knowledge base of each client’s business, organisation and objectives.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
  • Assist in the development of Graduate Engineer and the Project Team

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Civil Engineering Tertiary Qualifications
  • 2-3 years Civil experience required, Asphalt and Spray seal experience preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience in Estimating, Tendering or Contracts Management
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget
  • Proficient MS Office skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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We are currently seeking multiple Multi Skilled Asphalt Workers to join our crews based out of Yatala.

To be successful in this role, the applicant will:

  • Be competent in the following roles: level hand, paver operator and steel roller operator
  • Bobcat and crew truck experience highly regarded
  • Have a commitment to workplace, health and safety
  • Be self motivated and possess a strong work ethic
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor environment
  • Be able to travel with the crew and live away from home when required
  • Be able to work flexible hours to meet operation requirements as well as work night and weekend shifts as and when required
  • Have a valid Driver’s licence
  • Have a valid White Card
  • Have a valid Forklift License

 

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate along with benefits and a living away allowance. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to further develop their career in road maintenance and work within a supportive team environment and excellent culture.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity we want to hear from you!

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your resume.

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We are currently looking for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join our busy plant in Caloundra on a full-time basis.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Successfully formulating, communicating and implementing sound strategies and plans in relation to technical services and production.
  • Review laboratory operations and develop and implement strategies to improve the operation and safety, quality, environmental and financial performance of the laboratory and laboratory services.
  • Preparation of reports and assessments
  • Ensuring the safe operation of equipment
  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders

 

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Have knowledge of Asphalt Testing and Manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of bitumen grades and properties
  • Experience in laboratory testing techniques and procedures relevant to Asphalt
  • Knowledge of laboratory set up and calibration requirements
  • Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques
  • Methodical and good record keeping skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and work through issues
  • Experience in safe handling and storage of chemicals
  • Ideally have 2-5yrs previous experience in Construction Materials Testing Laboratory or similar field

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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We are currently looking for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join our busy plant in Caloundra on a casual basis. The role may require some periodic travel.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Successfully formulating, communicating and implementing sound strategies and plans in relation to technical services and production.
  • Review laboratory operations and develop and implement strategies to improve the operation and safety, quality, environmental and financial performance of the laboratory and laboratory services.
  • Preparation of reports and assessments
  • Ensuring the safe operation of equipment
  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders

 

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Have knowledge of Asphalt Testing and Manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of bitumen grades and properties
  • Experience in laboratory testing techniques and procedures relevant to Asphalt
  • Knowledge of laboratory set up and calibration requirements
  • Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques
  • Methodical and good record keeping skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and work through issues
  • Experience in safe handling and storage of chemicals
  • Ideally have 2-5yrs previous experience in Construction Materials Testing Laboratory or similar field

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced Laboratory Technician to join our busy plant in Yatala on a full-time basis.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Successfully formulating, communicating and implementing sound strategies and plans in relation to technical services and production.
  • Review laboratory operations and develop and implement strategies to improve the operation and safety, quality, environmental and financial performance of the laboratory and laboratory services.
  • Preparation of reports and assessments
  • Ensuring the safe operation of equipment
  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders

 

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Have knowledge of Asphalt Testing and Manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of bitumen grades and properties
  • Experience in laboratory testing techniques and procedures relevant to Asphalt
  • Knowledge of laboratory set up and calibration requirements
  • Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques
  • Methodical and good record keeping skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and work through issues
  • Experience in safe handling and storage of chemicals
  • Ideally have 2-5yrs previous experience in Construction Materials Testing Laboratory or similar field

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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We are currently seeking an experienced & driven Workshop Manager to join our team in Yatala.

Reporting to the State Operations Manager, you will be responsible for managing & leading the Workshop, Fleet Maintenance, Performance & NHVR maintenance accreditation system, sprayer certifications & assisting with the Asphalt Plant maintenance.

 

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure scheduled services on all trucks, trailers & plant are complete in line with maintenance schedule
  • Assist with routine repairs to plant and equipment
  • Ensure the completion of safety checks and damage reports
  • Ensure the repair of faulty or damaged mechanical parts
  • Ensure the recording of repairs and faults in the register as needed
  • Participate in risk management and hazard identification processes
  • Ensure compliance with relevant operating procedures, policies and instructions
  • Ensure safety of other employees, contractors or members of the public whilst carrying out duties
  • Report any issues to the Operations Manager

 

Skills and Experience required: 

  • Previous experience in a supervisory role within an organisation of significant size
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Qualified Mechanical Fitter
  • Previous experience in the civil construction industry
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Construction White Card
  • Results driven, self managing with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Self motivated and takes initiative
  • Proactive and able to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Knowledge of WHS&E practices

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced and highly capable Truck Operator to work within our busy Spray Seal crew. The successful applicant will be based out of our Rockhampton depot.

To be considered for this role you will have good operating skills with the ability to:

  • Access, interpret and apply technical information
  • Maintain equipment records
  • Use relevant hand tools
  • Apply problem identification and solving techniques
  • Fully competent in the successful calculation and set up of specified spread rates
  • A general understanding of bitumen spray rates and aggregate spread rates
  • Basic maintenance requirements and the ability and willingness to carry them out
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised with a high degree of understanding in machine and plant operations
  • Good mechanical knowledge.

To be successful in this position, we require the following skills/experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience operating a Spreader Truck – highly regarded
  • Current HC license
  • Current White Card
  • Experience in the bitumen and asphalt surfacing industry – highly regarded, not essential
  • Able to work as an effective crew member and part of a team
  • Able to work efficiently and to deadlines including overtime when required
  • Good verbal and written skills

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and employee development.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your resume.

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We are looking to appoint a Graduate Civil Engineer to join our busy team in Wide Bay.

This role will enable the successful candidate to develop a range of technical and project management skills, including the operation and maintenance of production facilities and field construction techniques.

As the Graduate Engineer your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Project Teams to complete works in accordance with the contract documentation and standards
  • Supporting the Project Teams in the planning and management of project deliverables to ensure all project requirements are met
  • Maintaining the monitoring of project progress, costs, safety, environmental and quality procedures
  • Maintaining document control registers to coincide with the company’s policies
  • Assisting in the award of contracts with the drafting of construction programs, inspection and test plans, safety, environmental, traffic and quality plans
  • Recording on site Quality Requirements
  • Writing reports and correspondence
  • Defining problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to problem solve and research innovative ways to reduce costs, and maximise business returns.
  • A hands on attitude, preferably with labouring experience (include in resume)

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated high level of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self Starter willing to spend extended time on construction sites, working away, including some night shifts and weekends
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or equivalent
  • High level of computer literacy including a good working knowledge of software such as MS Office
  • Ability to travel & work away
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Current White Card
  • Demonstrated commitment to a customer service culture and delivery of quality service

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary, company vehicle, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity we want to hear from you!

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your resume.

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We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanic / Diesel Fitter to join our team located in Yatala on a full-time basis. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the servicing of the Company’s plant and equipment including scheduled maintenance, preventive maintenance, repairs and responding to breakdowns.

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Complete scheduled services and maintenance activities in accordance with designated schedules
  • Perform routine repairs to plant and equipment
  • Conduct safety checks and complete Damage Reports
  • Repair faulty or damaged mechanical parts
  • Record repairs and faults in maintenance register (MEX), computer system as needed
  • Maintain critical spares inventory
  • Report near miss and incidents, complete investigations and implement corrective actions in a timely manner
  • Ensure safety of other employees, contractors or members of the public whilst carrying out duties
  • Participate in risk management and hazard identification processes

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Certificate III Engineering – Mechanical Trade
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Qualified Mechanical Fitter
  • Be a team player and have a “can do” attitude
  • Have proven problem solving & organisational skills
  • Be reliable and able to work unsupervised
  • Knowledge of WHS&E practices

Licenses:

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Forklift Licence
  • HC License
  • Elevated Work Platform, Confined Space, Working at heights and White Card

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work within a growing organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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We are currently looking for an energetic Project Engineer, who strives on delivering success. You will require excellent organisational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will assist with tendering, planning, project delivery and stakeholder management, with a focus on Quality, Safety, Budget and Program outcomes for various projects up to $20M.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise, manage, and lead the team to ensure projects deliver on time.
  • Establish project schedules and control project changes.
  • Planning and execution of project deliverables on a weekly basis.
  • Assist with the preparation of progress reports, costing, variation management and project claims.
  • Communicate with key stakeholders at a project level including Clients, Asset Owners and Subcontractors.
  • Ensure projects meet both internal and client expectations, with respect to quality, safety, budget, delivery timelines, and strategy.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
  • Assist in the development of Graduate Engineer and the Project Team

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Civil Engineering Tertiary Qualifications
  • Previous experience on State Controlled Road Projects within the civil, asphalt or spray seal industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent organisational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget
  • Proficient MS Office skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project

 

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary package, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development.

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please click apply now!

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COLAS QLD, a leader in the road construction and maintenance industry, are currently looking for  experienced Bitumen Sprayer Drivers to work within our busy QLD Spray Seal crew.

To be successful in this position, we require the following skills/experience:

  • Previous experience operating a sprayer truck
  • Able to competently tow a bitumen dog trailer and spray bitumen products at required specifications and standards
  • Able to conduct safety checks and complete reports as required
  • Able to accurately complete all paperwork
  • Able to work efficiently
  • Able to work as an effective crew member and part of a team
  • Able to work efficiently and to deadlines including overtime when required
  • Willingness to travel and work away when required
  • Dangerous Goods License
  • HC drivers’ license

The successful applicants will be rewarded with an attractive salary, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine career development.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity we want to hear from you!

Please click ‘Apply Now’ to submit your resume.

“Colas Australia are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander & people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply”

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COLAS NSW, a leader in the road construction and maintenance industry, are currently looking for  experienced Bitumen Sprayer Drivers to work within our busy NSW Rural Spray Seal crew.

To be successful in this position, we require the following skills/experience:

  • Previous experience operating a sprayer truck
  • Able to competently tow a bitumen dog trailer and spray bitumen products at required specifications and standards
  • Able to conduct safety checks and complete reports as required
  • Able to accurately complete all paperwork
  • Able to work efficiently
  • Able to work as an effective crew member and part of a team
  • Able to work efficiently and to deadlines including overtime when required
  • Willingness to travel and work away when required
  • Dangerous Goods License
  • HC drivers’ license

The successful applicants will be rewarded with an attractive salary, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine career development.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity we want to hear from you!

“Colas Australia are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander & people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply”

The application form will include these questions:

  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver’s licence?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • What’s your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you hold a Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)?

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The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced and highly capable Spreader Truck Operators to work within our busy Spray Seal crews. The successful applicants will be based out of our Camellia depot.

To be considered for this role you will have good operating skills with the ability to:

  • Access, interpret and apply technical information
  • Maintain equipment records
  • Use relevant hand tools
  • Apply problem identification and solving techniques
  • Fully competent in the successful calculation and set up of specified spread rates
  • A general understanding of bitumen spray rates and aggregate spread rates
  • Basic maintenance requirements and the ability and willingness to carry them out
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised with a high degree of understanding in machine and plant operations
  • Good mechanical knowledge.

To be successful in this position, we require the following skills/experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience operating a Spreader Truck – highly regarded
  • Current HC license
  • Current White Card
  • Experience in the bitumen and asphalt surfacing industry – highly regarded
  • Able to work as an effective crew member and part of a team
  • Able to work efficiently and to deadlines including overtime when required
  • Ability to travel & work away from home
  • Good verbal and written skills

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, job satisfaction and the opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and employee development.

If you have a strong work ethic and are looking for a long term opportunity, we want to hear from you!

Successful applicants will be contacted via phone.

“Colas Australia are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander & people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply”

No agencies please.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver’s licence?
  • What’s your expected hourly rate?

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