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 are currently seeking a Transport & Resource Allocator to join our QLD division, based in Yatala. Reporting to the Regional Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for allocating transport and plant to meet project requirements, assign driver schedules, liaise with suppliers and customers to maximise efficiency and effective utilisation of resources, whilst maintaining a high focus on safety and compliance.

This role will interact closely with our project delivery teams, support business units and external providers, and will suit a candidate who enjoys working in a dynamic environment, with a proactive approach and ability to apply problem solving skills to ensure resources are allocated efficiently.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and coordination of all trucking movements, crew, plant and subcontract resources to meet project requirements
  • Communicating relevant information to drivers, internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintaining compliance with Chain of Responsibility and Fatigue Management policies and legislation
  • Understanding and complying with HVNL, route planning, and access requirements for all scheduled plant and equipment moves
  • Coordinating with the Workshop team to facilitate availability of plant and equipment for R&M
  • Coordinating with the Safety team to ensure WHSEQ performance and outcomes
  • Working with Contracting and Commercial teams to ensure procurement and purchasing requirements are complied with
  • Assisting in the collection, sorting, & filing of NHVAS & Plant Equipment paperwork
  • Other duties as required

 

Key past experience and knowledge considered for this role:

  • Previous experience in similar roles and industries
  • Ability to deal effectively with conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Chain of Responsibility, HVNL, Load Restraint & Dangerous Goods
  • Knowledge of transport and logistics scheduling
  • Sound computer skills (MS Office), and ability to learn new systems
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong team player

Culture & Benefits:

At Colas 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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive salary package
  • Corporate fitness program & discounts
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Annual remuneration review
  • Employee Recognition & Assistance programs
  • Annual flu vaccination

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

“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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We are currently seeking an experienced Financial Accountant to join the team, based in Yatala. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will lead the overall financial management and accounting process for the companies East Coast region.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the finance manager by leading the month-end/quarter-end and year-end financial reporting process and activities
  • Timely and accurate maintenance of general ledger and reconciliations
  • Supporting maintenance and processing of cash management
  • Attend to requests and support the timely completion of the financial audit process
  • Timely and accurate reporting of business unit income statement, balance sheet and internal analysis reports, statutory reporting for payroll tax, FBT, GST/BAS
  • Maintaining the finance system, including records of payments, invoices, contractor / client payment details, and other relevant information to ensure that it is up to date and accurate
  • Assist and participate in the annual budgeting process
  • Proactively streamline and improve accounting and reporting processes and other related finance function processes
  • Identify key improvement opportunities in the business and share with the management team
  • Provide inputs and reporting to key business strategic initiatives when required
  • Other duties as required

 

Skills and Experience:

To be successful in this role, you will have a proven background in Financial Accounting, preferably in an operation of significant size for a minimum of 3 years.

Other requirements include:

  • CA / CPA qualified
  • A strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, payroll, and cost control principles
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail along with a high level of accuracy
  • Effective time management
  • Excellent communication skills and a “can do” attitude
  • Advanced computer skills & familiarity with ERP systems
  • Police check required

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

In return the successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Annual renumeration reviews
  • Corporate fitness program & discounts on healthy foods, supplements, active wear & selfcare products
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Paid parental leave program
  • Employee recognition & assistance programs
  • Annual flu vaccinations

“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”

Successful applicants will be contacted via phone.

Colas Australia Group does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Colas Australia Group will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

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We are currently looking for an experienced Asphalt Foreman to join our team, based in Yatala.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Day to day job planning and execution of works
  • Lead the asphalt crew and ensure that the works are completed within the prescribed timeframes
  • Daily reporting of materials and resources used to complete works
  • Train employees to ensure safe operations of machinery at all times
  • Active participation in preventing and correcting design and delivery issues
  • Lead and demonstrate commitment to safety, environment, and quality performance
  • Completion of job inspections, site inspection forms, daily job specific risk assessments and ensuring all pre-start checks are completed prior to work commencing
  • Ensure all documentation is completed in full and correctly and forwarded on to relevant departments in the required time frames
  • Other duties as required

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

  • Previous experience in the asphalt/ surfacing industry
  • White Card
  • Current driver’s license
  • Proven organisational skills and a “can do” attitude
  • Exceptional time management and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive salary package + allowances
  • Annual renumeration reviews
  • Corporate Fitness Program + discounts on healthy foods, active wear, supplements, self-care products + more!
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Employee recognition & assistance programs

 

Colas Australia Group does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Colas Australia Group will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

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“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”

Successful candidates will be contacted via phone.

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We are currently seeking multiple Laboratory Technicians to join our busy asphalt plant in Yatala, on a full-time basis.

These roles will also suit someone with no prior experience!

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Carrying out a wide range of testing for construction materials, such as asphalt and aggregates
  • Undertaking testing results analysis and interpretation
  • Applying appropriate procedures and equipment based on testing requirements
  • Setting up, calibrating, and maintaining equipment
  • Devising standard operation procedures for test equipment
  • 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:

  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Proven success in a technical or laboratory environment
  • Proficient in industrial testing
  • Ability to work flexible hours including night shift & weekends as required
  • Flexibility to travel and work away when required
  • Ability to work under pressure and work through issues
  • Self-motivated with the ability to follow instructions

 

Highly Desirable, not essential:

  • Cert IV in Laboratory Techniques
  • 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
  • Experience in safe handling and storage of chemicals

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We are currently seeking an experienced Workshop/ Maintenance Manager to join our team in Yatala.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for the regular and planned maintenance of all COLAS QLD vehicles and plants including NHVR maintenance accreditation system and sprayer calibration.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Management of all workshop employees.
  • Ensure scheduled services on all trucks, trailers & plant are complete in line with maintenance schedule and in accordance with legislative requirements and Australian Standards.
  • Ensure compliance of all NHVAS business rules across all depots in QLD.
  • Administrator and signatory of the NHVR accreditation.
  • Record keeping for certifications, testing and measuring on bitumen Sprayer bar testing.
  • Responsible for NHVAS audits and non-conformances.
  • Providing all the relevant plant and vehicle information to all workshop staff as required whilst undertaking mechanical work.
  • Setting up and maintaining accounts with external repairers.
  • Establishing, negotiating and reviewing of workshop external supplier accounts. (tyres, batteries, lubricants etc)
  • Ensure the maintenance scheduling and fault report are completed and recorded in the maintenance software.
  • Follow up monthly expenses and revenue versus budget.

 

Skills and Experience required: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a managerial role within an organisation of significant size
  • Tertiary qualifications in Fitting and Machining or a Certificate III Automotive Mechanical Technology
  • Previous experience in the civil construction industry
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Construction White Card
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience using fleet maintenance software
  • Results driven, self-managing with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Proactive and able to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Knowledge of WHS&E practices

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive salary package
  • Annual renumeration reviews
  • Corporate Fitness Program + discounts on healthy foods, active wear, supplements, self-care products + more!
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Employee recognition & assistance programs

 

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In the newly created role of Transport & Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for our Queensland Transport Operations reporting to the Regional Manager. The appointment of the role is attributed to ongoing expansion of Colas operations within the region. You will play a vital role in ensuring all Heavy Vehicle related activities meet business outcomes & are in accordance with relevant laws & regulations.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Overall supervision & management of all resources involved in Colas QLD transport & logistics operations, including plant, human & external or subcontract resources.
  • Optimising financial performance through the efficient utilisation of Colas QLD heavy vehicle fleet, monitoring & controlling of costs, & ensuring suitable subcontractor management processes are in place.
  • Ensuring Colas transport & logistics operations comply with all Health, Safety & Environmental legislative requirements, including Heavy Vehicle National Law & Chain of Responsibility.
  • Coordinating with Workshop teams to facilitate maintenance activities related to Colas Heavy Vehicle fleet.
  • Adopting a continuous improvement approach, developing processes, and implementing practices that support positive change within the Colas QLD transport & logistics operations.
  • Demonstrating support of Colas Qld Road mission, values & commitment to the highest safety, environmental & quality performance.

 

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Transport/ Logistics or relevant experience
  • Extensive experience in Transport Management specialising in construction and equipment movement, Oversize and OverMass (OSOM), route planning and permit management. 
  • Proven change management expertise in large organisations
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective working relationships at all levels
  • Excellent strategic, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and written skills
  • Ability to travel to sites throughout Queensland as required

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive salary package + vehicle or allowance
  • Annual renumeration reviews
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Corporate fitness program + discounts on healthy meals, active wear, supplements + more!
  • Employee recognition & assistance programs

 

Colas Australia Group does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Colas Australia Group will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

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We are currently seeking multiple Drivers & 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 OR MTV operator
  • Bobcat and crew truck experience highly regarded
  • Have a valid HC/ MC license
  • 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

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive Hourly Rate + Allowances
  • Corporate Fitness Program + discounts on meals, supplements, active wear & MORE!
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • Employee recognition & assistance programs
  • Free annual flu vaccinations

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 Spray Seal crew based out of Rockhampton OR Wide Bay area.

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

  • Previous experience operating a sprayer truck
  • HC drivers’ license
  • 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

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive hourly rate + Allowances
  • Corporate Fitness Program
  • Life insurance & health care benefits
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities
  • 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 Truck & Dog Drivers to join our team on a full-time basis.

Due to the physical nature of this role, applicants must be willing to undergo a mandatory pre-employment medical.

To be successful in this role, the applicant will:

  • Previous experience operating a Truck & Dog
  • Hold a HC or MC license
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor environment
  • Have a valid WHS White Card
  • Have a commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic

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Hutchison Quarries are currently seeking multiple Quarry Operators to join our team on a full-time basis.

Due to the physical nature of this role, applicants must be willing to undergo a mandatory pre-employment medical.

To be successful in this role, the applicant will:

  • Previous experience operating an Excavator, Front End Loader &/or Dump Truck
  • Familiar with quarry products and QA manufacturing / stockpiling process
  • Quarry plant maintenance
  • Must be flexible and willing to work across all facets of quarry activities
  • Availability to work overtime as required
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor environment
  • Have a commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic

 

Culture & Benefits:

At Hutchison Quarries 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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • The opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development

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We are currently looking for an experienced HC Trucks Drivers to work within our busy crews on a full-time basis. The successful applicants will be based out of our Caloundra depot with travel throughout QLD.

Due to the physical nature of this role, applicants must be willing to undergo a mandatory pre-employment medical.

To be successful in this role, the applicant will:

  • Previous experience operating Prime Movers with a focus on Live Bottom Trailers
  • Able to competently tow plant trailers
  • Hold a HC/ MC license
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor environment
  • Be able to travel with the crew and live away from home
  • 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 WHS White Card
  • Completed a RII load restraint course
  • Have a commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Be self-motivated and possess a strong work ethic

 

Desirable qualifications and attributes include:

  • Experience in the road construction industry
  • Competency transferring Bulk liquids
  • Competency using Rollers, Front End Loaders, Skid Steers Desirable & other mobile plant

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Due to expansion within our NSW division, we are currently seeking multiple multi-skilled asphalt workers to join our team based out of Newcastle, Sydney & Regional NSW.

To be successful, 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 throughout NSW with our crews 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

 

Culture & Benefits:

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.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with: 

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Allowances
  • Life insurance benefits
  • The opportunity to work with an organisation focused on safety and genuine employee development

 

If you are interested in these great opportunities 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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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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Unsolicited Outreach Statement – Recruitment Agencies

Colas Australia Group and its affiliates and subsidiaries have an internal Human Resources team. Colas Australia Group may supplement from time to time with the assistance of staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters (“Agency”). Agencies are hereby specifically directed not to contact Colas Australia Group coworkers directly to present candidates – Colas Australia Group’s HR Team must present all candidates to hiring managers.

To protect the interests of all parties, Colas Australia Group will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Colas Australia Group, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Colas Australia Group mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Colas Australia Group coworkers, or to Colas Australia Group database will be considered Colas Australia Group’s property. Colas Australia Group will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Colas Australia Group will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.

Agency must obtain advance written approval from Colas Australia Group’s HR Team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully executed placement agreement. Colas Australia Group will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.