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Rewriting the Story. Be part of the latest innovations as Mort & Co emerges at the forefront of Australian agriculture.

Grassdale, near Dalby QLD, is a world-class, flagship facility with a strong reputation in the agricultural and beef industry. Mort & Co has taken significant steps to set the standard in environmental impact and animal welfare setting them apart as sustainable, responsible, and forward thinking.

With a new EA bringing a solid uplift in conditions that will benefit our valued employees, now is a great time to find out how a career with Mort & Co can deliver to your lifestyle goals.

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Competitive hourly rates


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Job Description:

We are currently hiring a Machinery Operator at Grassdale, which employs 110 team members and is licensed for 70,000 SCUs, making it the largest feedlot in Australia.

Key Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

To operate a variety of machinery either with RTO license or under the Mort & Co Verification of Competency Program.  To ensure operations are completed safely and in compliance with all regulatory requirements, including company policies and procedures. 

This key role will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out machinery operations including routine maintenance pre-starts per OEM procedures

  • Ensuring that the health and welfare of livestock is given first priority

  • Ensuring machinery is kept in clean and safe working order

  • Carrying out duties in a manner that prioritises own health and safety and that of others

  • Maintaining positive and regular communicating with direct supervisor including relevant information regarding Faults with Machinery.

Job Requirements:

  • Heavy equipment operations experience is mandatory/desirable.

  • You are focused on working safely

  • You are physically fit

  • Good organisation and communication skills including ability to use own initiative

  • On the job training will be provided to successful applicants with a can-do will-do attitude

Job Benefits:

  • We care about your wellbeing, and offer a roster that supports a healthy lifestyle

  • Mort & Co Employee Discounts (Meat, Fuel and Health Insurance)

  • Above award wages and competitive hourly rates - talk to us to learn more

  • Locally-based accommodation available at competitive rental rates, subject to availability

As Mort & Co have a strong commitment to health and safety, for the benefit of all employees, all site roles will require you to complete a pre-employment medical (including drug and alcohol screening), requiring successful completion prior to a formal offer being made.

If this sounds like your next career opportunity, please apply now!

Apply Now below or obtain additional information from People, Culture and Safety at or call 07 4639 6049.

REF | MORT & CO | 20240502

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