Machinery Operator – Headingly Station

Full-time Australian Agricultural Company
  • Urandangi, Piturie QLD, Australia View on Map
  • Post Date : December 9, 2020
  • Apply Before : January 6, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Live-in or Live-out Live-in
  • Meals Provided All
  • Type of Employment Full-time

Job Description

About the business

The Australian Agricultural Company has been passionately perfecting the Art of Australian Beef since 1824. It’s what we do. Not only are we the oldest continuously operating company in Australia, but also the largest producer of beef, with the ability to deliver consistently at scale. We combine generations of farming heritage with stewardship over some of the world’s finest cattle country and the most advanced, innovative technologies available to deliver premium beef to the world’s most discerning consumers.

Location

Headingly Station, near Urandangie, is located in the North Queensland region, 200km south west of Mount Isa and 35km from Urandangie. The property is a breeding station producing cattle for AACo’s Wagyu brands. Headingly Station is situated on the Georgina River and comprises mainly open black soil downs country with areas of timbered country (mainly Gidyea) scattered throughout.

The opportunity

In the position of Machinery Operator at Headingly Station, your primary focus will be as a Grader Operator and you will enjoy living and working in a remote role and your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Grader – Maintain station roads, fire breaks using the grading guidelines
  • Carry out grader maintenance
  • Operate loader/Supplement Truck
  • Conduct general property observations
  • Carry out grader/loader maintenance
  • Monitor fuel and oil usage
  • Monitor spare part usage
  • Follow the general guidelines when operating grader
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment

Requirements

  • Previous experience operating a Grader is an advantage
  • A friendly and flexible approach and someone who likes to be part of a strong team
  • Good communication and time management skills

Life on station – what can I expect

  • Internal transfer and development opportunities
  • Team orientated environment and active social club
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Air-conditioned accommodation and board provided
  • Competitive remuneration

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