As a Station Plant Operator you will operate and maintain a range of plant and equipment used for construction and maintenance activities.

The Station Plant Operator is a summer job only. Station Plant Operators are employed at Casey, Davis, Mawson and Macquarie Island stations.

For more detailed information about the requirements of the role and the selection process, please see the job description and general information for applicants documents below.

Employment conditions

  • The annual base salary (while in Australia) is $59,071 per annum ($2264 per fortnight before tax).
  • Additional allowances totalling $60,974 per annum are payable while working in Antarctica.
  • A generous employer superannuation contribution of up to 15.4% will be paid in addition to salary and allowances.
  • You will accrue recreation leave at the equivalent of 20 days per annum pro rata. Please note that recreation leave is not available in Antarctica, but will be paid out on return to Australia.

Contact

For general enquiries, please contact the Recruitment team on 1800 030 755 or contact form.

For job specific (technical or trade related) enquiries, or to discuss the role in more detail, please contact the technical supervisor Cameron Frost (03) 6232 3219.

Eligibility

Applications from persons who are not Australian citizens will usually only be considered where there are no suitable Australian applicants.

To apply for this role you must have the skills and licences listed below:

Qualifications/licences (provide copies in your application):

  • A White Card (issued after May 2009).
  • A valid, unrestricted Heavy Rigid (HR) licence.

Experience:

  • Recent hands-on plant operation experience.

This position is not currently open for recruitment. If you would like to be notified when applications open, please register your details.

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