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Production Plant Operator


Location: Brisbane, Pinkenba

Job Type: Full time


Downer's Road Services business is one of the largest non-government owned road services businesses in Australia. We operate from a network of over 50 depots and maintain more than 33,000 km of road. Our Business is involved in many exciting ventures within the civil road industry throughout the country.

An excellent opportunity for a considerate and dependable Production Plant Operator has become available within our Blended Products division for a full time permanent based role out of Pinkenba, QLD .

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations involved in plant maintenance and the manufacturing of blended bitumen products using our industry leading state of the art blending plant. They will also assist with the loading of trucks, maintaining a safe and clean work environment and any other tasks associated with the role.


Ideally this role is suited to mechanically minded candidates with exposure to fixed plant maintenance as well as experience in manufacturing of asphalt/emulsion, chemicals or other heavy industrial manufacturing sectors. However other industry applicants with suitable materials testing or manufacture experience are encouraged to apply.

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role within manufacturing, mechanical maintenance or associated disciplines
  • Forklift Licence (preferred)
  • Knowledge of materials testing in a laboratory environment (desirable)
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Good concentration and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • A strong ‘team player’ with the ability to work efficiently with others
  • A strong commitment to a Zero Harm culture


  • Inclusive work culture that embraces diversity
  • Access to a variety of benefits and incredible discounts to support you and your family’s lifestyle
  • Proud to be recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women. Find out the benefits we offer via this link:
  • Highly supportive, team-oriented organisation
  • A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support
  • A long-term career opportunity working with an ASX listed company
  • Support for all types of families with our inclusive parental leave policy


To apply for this great opportunity, please click on "Apply" and submit your application. Please ensure you attach copies of your Resume, Licences and Tickets to your online application.

We do not accept applications via email but for more information, please contact Melissa Edwards – Talent and Sourcing Business Partner.

M: 0418 261 964

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.