Civil Construction Traineeship

Job Description

Civil Construction - Road Construction and Maintenance, Bridge Construction and Maintenance, Plant Operations

PROGRAMMED Training Services specialise in the employment of Apprentices and Trainees with our clients and the design and delivery of nationally accredited training.

Programmed have exciting opportunities in the Rockhampton Region QLD for Civil Construction Traineeships specialising in Road Construction and Maintenance, Bridge Construction and/or Plant operations.

Throughout the traineeships you will be hosted with a major Civil Construction company, RoadTek whom provide excellent mentoring, training and encourages teamwork and innovation within their business. RoadTek provides transport infrastructure solutions throughout Queensland as a commercial business within the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR).

Whilst engaged as a Construction Trainee you will be required to work outdoors and at times in a challenging environment being hot, dirty and dusty, rotating day/night shift on a roster basis. Working in Civil construction can be a physically demanding industry so it is essential you can meet these requirements before applying for these positions. Excellent above award pay rate with potentially overtime penalty rates.

Undertaking one of these traineeships you could learn, but not limited to, the following:

  • Learn to Construct and Rehabilitate Roads and Road Furniture
  • Learn to Construct and Maintain Bridges/Structures
  • Plan and organise work
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read, interpret plans & specifications
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Potential to obtain plant/machinery accredited tickets
  • Control the work methods to ensure that construction work is carried out in an efficient and compliant manner
  • Comply with safety procedures to maintain a safe work environment and to ensure compliance with Workplace Health and Safety Legislation
  • Ongoing coaching, mentoring and support to complete a Nationally recognised qualification - Certificate III in Civil Construction - Either Road Construction/Maintenance, Bridge Construction/Maintenance or Plant operations pathway

Mandatory Requirements

  • OHS Construction White Card essential prior to commencement
  • Current Drivers Licence and reliable transport
  • Flexible to work days and potentially night works
  • Flexible to work away on a roster/rotation
  • Strong commitment to complete Traineeship
  • Must be a self-starter and demonstrate initiative

Other Requirements

  • Passion for 'hands on work' and a genuine desire to work in the Civil construction Industry
  • Demonstrate previous manual labouring skills
  • Motivated and willing to learn with a positive self-starter attitude
  • Competent numeracy & literacy skills with Year 10 High school certificate
  • Proven experience working within a team environment
  • Commitment to complete theory/written and practical components of the qualification


Applicants must live in the Rockhampton QLD region to be considered for this opportunity.

Prior to an offer of employment a pre-employment medical examination 'fit for work' (including passing a drug and alcohol screen) is required

Who we are

As one of Australia's largest employers, we work with great companies all around Australia and New Zealand to give you the best opportunities to work when and where you want to.

At Programmed, we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

We welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

So it's over to you. If you would like to join our team, APPLY now.

To learn more about working with Programmed, we encourage you to visit our website.