Careers

Aldebaran Contracting are committed to the development of our employees in the short, medium and longer term. Having had numerous staff complete traineeships, apprenticeships and plant competencies, it is our belief as an organisation that well-trained staff are safe staff.

Aldebaran’s core values underpin everything we do and how we interact with each other. They are;

Safety – nothing else comes first.
Trust – your team and be trustworthy.
Accountability – own it.
Respect – treat others as you would like to be treated.

Aldebaran are Federally accredited for safety, providing a nationally accredited safe workplace for its employees.

Aldebaran Contracting’s head office is located 60km out of Darwin, remote works are completed across the Northern Territory on a 3/1 roster.

Aldebaran employees demonstrate a professional attitude, pay attention to detail, work well in a team, are prepared to go bush and have a WORK SAFE LIVE SAFE attitude.

Remuneration is based on a flat rate and experience.

You can apply for any of the positions below by sending an email with your resume and cover letter to: jobs@aldebaranco.com

 

June 2022 Available Positions:

Storeroom Officer
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We  are seeking to employ an experienced Storeroom Officer who will be responsible for the efficient and cost effective procurement of consumable parts and the process of logging inventory in and out of the maintenance system and the storeroom.

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the mechanical industry
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake procurement services, including sourcing parts and equipment, managing stock, and minimising expenditure and downtime for machinery and equipment
  • Well-developed computer skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and effectively while unsupervised and as a team member.
  • Punctual and reliable approach to work hours, and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow precise instructions
  • Ability to maintain records, work sheets, parts lists and other required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Good communications skills

 

Serviceperson on 3:1 Roster – Alice Springs

Perform Serviceperson duties onsite to ensure our equipment is properly maintained at all times.

The successful applicant/s will need to hold the following:

  • Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
  • Current HR license
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and effectively both whilst working unsupervised and as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to comply with Workplace Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental legislation and plan requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding of maintenance / operational requirements of plant and equipment
  • Ability to complete inspections and scheduled servicing and maintenance on a wide range of trucks and earth moving equipment. Some of the brands in our fleet include CAT, Hitachi, Iveco, Kenworth, Kleemann, Komatsu, Kubota and Terex.
  • Able to follow precise instructions
  • Basic reading and writing skills, including the ability to fill in forms and documentation
  • Good communications skills
  • Punctual and reliable approach to work hours.
  • Willingness and ability to work away from home, in a work camp situation.

 

Plant Operator (Scraper, Loader, Excavator, Grader, Roller) x1, Final Trim Grader Operator x1 on 3:1 Roster
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Undertake civil construction work under supervision in accordance with company standards, project specifications, and qualifications and certificates held.

The successful applicant/s will need to hold the following:

  • Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
  • Some experience operating heavy machinery/earth moving equipment in similar work environment
  • Appropriate plant operating competency certificates
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and effectively both whilst working unsupervised and as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to comply with Workplace Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental legislation and plan requirements
  • Demonstrated understanding of maintenance / operational requirements of plant and equipment and willingness to undertake minor maintenance activities and replacement of consumables
  • Able to follow precise instructions
  • Basic reading and writing skills, including the ability to fill in forms and documentation
  • Good communications skills
  • Punctual and reliable approach to work hours.
  • Current NT HR licence
  • Willingness and ability to work away from home, in a work camp situation.

 

Truck Driver (Rigid, Semi’s, B Doubles, Doubles and Triples) on 3:1 Roster
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Transport heavy vehicles and material to and from Sites.

The successful applicant/s will need to hold the following:

  • Appropriate licence (Minimum HR), and relevant “in traffic” experience
  • Construction Induction Certificate (White Card)
  • Experience in operating heavy vehicles including Rigid, Semi’s, B Doubles, Doubles and Triples and/or other nominated vehicles
  • Appropriate plant operating competency certificates
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely and effectively while unsupervised and as a team member
  • Strong knoweldge of maintenance / operational requirements of plant and equipment and willingness to undertake minor maintenance activities and replacement of consumables
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to comply with Workplace Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental legislation and plan requirements
  • Punctual and reliable approach to work hours
  • Able to follow precise instructions
  • Basic reading and writing skills, including the ability to fill in forms and documentation
  • Ability and willingness to competently operate technology such as GPS, tablets and smart phones for work-related purposes
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to work away from home, in a work camp situation.

 

Project Administration Officer on 3:1 Roster
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Provide accurate and timely administrative support for our Projects in remote locations.

The successful applicant/s will need to hold the following:

  • Previous administration experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Work Health Safety Legislation
  • Knowledge and understanding of office technology & telecommunication requirements.
  • Knowledge of Procurement procedures
  • Well-developed computer skills, using Microsoft Office, and ability to learn and effectively utilise other computer systems and technology
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, and well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work accurately and under pressure, with minimal supervision, but be able to take direction
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining accurate and confidential records
  • Demonstrated ability to attend to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Willingness to respond to multiple requests at any one time and ability to prioritise workload
  • Construction Industry White Card, or ability to acquire
  • Current NT Drivers Licence.

 

Civil Apprentice on 3:1 Roster
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Acquire skills through on the job training and VET study and apply those skills by assisting in Civil Construction activities. Assist in the operation and maintenance of plant and equipment, including grader, excavators, loaders, rollers, water truck and backhoes in a safe and efficient manner.

The successful applicant/s will need to hold the following:

  • Strong desire to learn and develop skills in operating Plant and other Civil Construction equipment
  • Willing to work remotely on a 3 on, 1 off roster
  • Industry Construction White Card
  • NT Driver’s License
  • Aptitude in use of hand tools, power tools and other equipment
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Assist in day to day requirements of the worksite and camps including cleaning machinery, etc
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of a team, and maintain a positive and enthusiastic approach under times of pressure
  • Willingness and ability to work in compliance with applicable Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality legislation/regulations.
  • Willingness and ability to complete relevant trade qualifications in a timely manner.

 

Traffic Management Officer (WZ2&3) on 3:1 Roster
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Interpret, implement and amend as necessary (WZ2&3), approved Traffic Management Plans in accordance with company requirements and industry standards.

The successful applicant/s will need to hold the following:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Work Zone 2 and Work Zone 3 certificates
  • Understanding of WHS legislation, and ability to implement compliant traffic management plans
  • Well-developed computer skills, using Microsoft Office, and ability to learn and effectively utilise other computer systems and technology
  • Good organisational and time management skills, and well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work accurately and under pressure, with minimal supervision, but be able to take direction
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining accurate records
  • Willingness to respond to multiple requests at any one time and ability to prioritise workload
  • Construction Industry White Card, or ability to acquire
  • Current NT Drivers Licence.