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BRUNETTE DOWNS

ROAD TRAIN DRIVER

NT

AACo

Brunette Downs isn’t just another property; it’s at the heart of AACo and a huge part of our history! Situated 350km northeast of the nearest town, Tennant Creek, the property comprises of mostly open downs country and is involved in the breeding and backgrounding of our Mitchell Composite and Wagyu F1 cattle.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Remuneration:

Competitive remuneration & allowances

Start:

Immediate Start

Expires:

Applications close 4th July 2024

Job Description:

  • We are currently seeking a MC Driver (Road Train) to join the team at Brunette Downs, NT.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Transportation of cattle as directed both on and off the station

  • Handle cattle in line with AACo animal welfare standards.

  • Be responsible for loading cattle at appropriate numbers.

  • Adhere to current fatigue management guidelines.

  • Complete all paperwork as required e.g. Livestock cartage book etc.

  • Conduct general property observations while driving

  • Carry out road train maintenance - Carry out a pre start check daily or before each trip taken.

  • Maintain road train serviceability and ensure the vehicle is of roadworthy condition.

  • Monitor fuel and oil usage and record fuel in fuel log sheets

  • Monitor spare part usage

  • Follow the general guidelines listed below when operating road train

Job Requirements:

  • This job can be physically strenuous (demanding) from time to time. You will be expected to be able to walk, climb, bend, kneel, lift, grip, grasp, push and pull various tools and equipment. You will need the ability to frequently lift, push and pull from 10–20 kilo’s and occasionally more.

  • This job will require the ability to ascend/descend ladders.

  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment, including hats, gloves, safety glasses, covered shoes, and respiratory protection and ear protection as appropriate.

  • This job requires the ability to comprehend written and oral operational and safety instructions and related rules, policies and memos, and to communicate clearly with your co-workers and supervisors.

  • Current MC drivers license

  • Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous

  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team

Job Benefits:

  • Live the outback dream with full board provided in air-conditioned accommodation

  • Stay connected with WIFI.

  • Grow with us – we're all about development, training, and transfer opportunities.

 

If you're ready to be a part of AACo's legacy and make Brunette Downs even more legendary, apply now.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and at least 2 work references via the APPLY NOW or email: recruitment@aaco.com.au

 

Please note references will be checked.

Ref AACo | 20240605

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