Civil Operator


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

The Role:
Ventia are seeking experienced Civil Construction Operators to join our Venture Smart team, delivering results to our client Main Roads Western Australia. In this role you will be operating on assets such as Traffic control signals, roadway lighting, electronic speed limit signs, CCTV cameras, vehicle detention systems and more.

Successful candidates will be involved with the delivery of signalized intersection upgrades, electrical asset rehabilitation (street lighting and switchboards) and a variety of other Civil related projects.

This is a fulltime permanent role, whilst the depot is based in Jandakot WA, you will be operating on assets across the Perth metropolitan and regional areas.


  • A supportive and inclusive work environment that places safety and health above all else
  • A secure long-term position with opportunities for growth, development and training
  • We take our people’s careers seriously, helping them to learn and expand their careers with a focus on both offsite and on the job training
  • A friendly and collaborative work environment that priorities work life balance and the wellbeing of our team

Key duties, but not limited to:

  • Operate excavators to complete detailed excavation works in and around live public utilities (up to 7 tonnes)
  • Perform civil works both in and outside of machinery
  • Understand and action DBYD drawings accordingly
  • Work alongside the team performing civil electrical installations (pit & pipe)
  • Assisting Traffic Technician teams and Electricians as required

Skills and Experience:

  • WA Driver’s License – MR or higher minimum
  • Excavator Operation ticket
  • Experience working on electrical assets across civil / construction sites
  • Operating mini excavators on civil / brownfields construction sites
  • Motivated self-starter, willing to contribute and work as part of a team

Highly Desirable:

  • Forklift ticket
  • Prior work on Main Roads electrical and communications assets
  • Basic Worksite Traffic Management tickets
  • High Risk Work License – EWP & Rigging Basic
  • Working at Heights
  • Vehicle Mounted Crane (VMC) ticket

The Company
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

Venture Smart is our latest 50/50 joint venture between Ventia and Johnson Controls (JCI) to providing ongoing Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) maintenance services & electrical capital works statewide for Main Roads WA.

Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

How to Apply
To apply for this role, please click the apply button on this page.

For internal applicants, it is an expectation that you will inform your manager of an application if you have been in your current position for less than 12 months; please seek their permission prior to applying.

If you have any questions about this role, please reach out via:

Position Reference Number: 153064

You’ve got this!