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$90240 - $92160 Annually Excavator operator at Bendigo

Avantara Lincoln Park

Machine Operator & Trade Assistant

Golden Square, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • Full-time

Ortech Industries is an Australian-owned company established in 1985, which manufactures Durra Panel, Durra Steel Sections, and Durra Panelised Building Systems at its production facility located in Bendigo Victoria.

We’re looking for a dedicated individual who preferably has a mechanical trade background with extensive Machine Operation experience, and who is a natural leader and thrives in a team-oriented environment. 

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in a manufacturing environment, and the ability to work with team members in achieving successful daily production requirements.

The position will be attached directly to the Maintenance Department and will see alternate basic Maintenance duties carried out within such role.  

About the role:

To be successful, you will require:

  • Extensive experience in the operation of large production machinery and equipment.
  • A strong mechanical aptitude with preferable trade qualifications.
  • Attention to detail that will guarantee production is manufactured within specified quality standards.
  • A sound decision-making ability with a strong focus on personal safety and that of fellow employees.
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment without sacrifices to safety. 
  • A proven ability to follow tasks through to completion to set company standards and directives.
  • A basic understanding of manufacturing quality systems.
  • The ability to quickly learn and gain a full understanding of new machines and equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Other production line and maintenance activities as required.

About you:

With a genuine passion to succeed, you share in your team’s achievements. Your continual focus on continuous improvement, and challenging the ‘Norm’, will see you thrive and rewarded in this dynamic environment.

Your ability to apply yourself in your professional manner that is conducive to the development of your peers, and your passion to ‘Lead by example’ attitude, will see you both personally and professionally rewarded.

To meet the expectations in this role you need to bring with you a high-quality approach to your work, a very strong desire to achieve, and enjoy a continuously improving work culture.

If you believe you have what it takes to join a team striving to be the best in the industry, and are capable of meeting the following mandatory requirements;

  • A strict drug & alcohol policy must be passed to secure employment.
  • Daily alcohol breathalyser testing is conducted prior to work commencing.
  • Pre-Employment Medical and Physicals are required before commencement of work.
  • Successful candidates will be provided with continual and ongoing “On the job training”.

Please apply now with your cover letter and resume.

Avantara Lincoln Park

Crane Operator / Yardman

Bendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • Full-time

Crane Operator / Yardman – Yellow Iron Fleet - BENDIGO based


This exciting opportunity will appeal to a seasoned CO operator / Yardman who is looking for that next challenge in their career and ready to be a key member of the Yellow Iron Fleet business.


To be the successful candidate you:

Must have High Risk Ticket at least 3 years relevant, sound experience within our Industry as an open ticket operator.

  • A current Crane Operator Ticket Minimum CO
  • Must have a HR truck licence
  • Must have Working at Heights
  • Must have a Construction White Card
  • Must hold a current Drivers Licence
  • Must have a commitment to zero harm in the workplace and act in a safe manner at all times
  • Must pass a full pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening
  • Must be willing to undertake yard work, help keep the yard tidy and undertake maintenance.


In addition to the above, we are seeking the following skills, characteristics and attributes:

  • Team Work -is ‘how we roll’.  You will work well in a small team with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to perform other manual tasks (yard work, care, maintenance)
  • Communication - effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Great work ethic - self-motivated, hard-working, punctual and reliable
  • Show Respect for one another, our customers and our natural environment
  • Demonstrate a Flexible and Adaptable approach to changing circumstances and priorities

You will be given the opportunity to be part of a great close-knit team who thrive on the diverse and challenging nature of our industry.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply by sending a letter addressing the above criteria, copies of your tickets, and a current CV with minimum 2 business referees to:


[email protected]



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Water Treatment Plant Operator

Service Stream GroupBendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • Full-time

Job Description Summary

Operates and Maintains several water treatment plants to ensure clean, safe drinking water is provided to the community and public health is protected.

About the Role

Based in the vibrant city of Bendigo, Victoria these roles will suit someone with a great attitude and work ethic. Prior relevant experience in a similar industry or role are highly regarded.

This is open to applicants who are either experienced, have a key skills/experience that would compliment the position or people that have a genuine interest in pursuing a new, exciting and rewarding career. 

About the Role

This opportunity will suit a highly motivated and outcome driven individual who has a passion for delivering positive client outcomes, and a knack for effective stakeholder engagement. 

Key Selling Points

  • Secure, long standing and progressive business
  • Permanent, full time position with generous salary package with over time opportunities
  • Employee rewards program and employee discounts across hundreds of business such as Woolsworth, Air BNB, The Iconic, JB HI-FI, Dan Murphys, Bupa Health Care, Specsavers and many more!
  • Parental, Cultural, Community Service, Study and Corporate Volunteering along with purchased leave available
  • Free wellbeing support available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with our qualified assistance program to help manage all of life’s complexities
    for you and your immediate family
  • Free professional, Financial and Legal Support
  • Inclusive and safety-first culture
  • Variety of work across numerous exciting projects


Key Responsibilities & Duties 

  • Operate water and/or wastewater treatment plants, providing drinking water for our community and also treating wastewater for the benefit of our environment
  • Ensuring our equipment is maintained according to schedule and carrying out a range of tests and analysis on our biochemical treatment processes.
  • Taking pride in our workplace and helping to maintain site security and a safe workplace.   
  • Utilising remote asset performance systems (e.g. SCADA etc) to help keep our plants doing what they do best
  •  Getting your hands (gloves) dirty in assisting with the minor maintenance of our pipes and pumps, our valves and other fascinating mechanical moving parts at the treatment plant site.
  • Dealing with things as they go ‘south” Emergency support and alarm response are just two of the triggers for a call to Action Stations during incidents or emergencies.
  • Keeping yourself safe, maintaining a safe workplace, and keeping everybody else around you, or on the site, safe. It’s all about “Safe
  • Making things better, every day a step forward from the day before. Living and breathing Continuous Improvement.
  • .An integral part of a team of dedicate professionals, working together in delivery of a great service, producing great outcomes; this is an integral requirement of this role.
  • Work doesn’t just stop at 5:00 pm! The 24/7 aspects of the service provide a great opportunity to continue to deliver great outcomes through an On Call roster to deal with those out of hours issues and obligations. 

About You 

If you haven’t done already, we’d really want to help you complete a Certificate IV Water Industry Treatment qualification.. We’d be looking for people ready, willing, and able to work with us in developing your skill set and capabilities.   

Qualifications – Essential 

  • Cert III or other recognized study and training in any relevant field - Essential 
  • A full Australian Drivers Licence – Essential 
  • Mechanical or Electrical Trade – Desirable 

Experience – Desirable

  • We’d really like you to know how to run a treatment plant, or at least know the basics. We can teach you how they work and how they need to be looked after and maintained, but the more you know already, the better your application is going to look.
  • It would also be beneficial to know how both the sewer collection and water distribution networks do their stuff.
  • Water and wastewater treatment are really important players in maintaining people’s health and wellbeing. Knowing how the regulations work, and who the regulators are, will stand you in good stead.
  • And here’s the science bit, onsite lab testing for a range of (fairly) simple laboratory tests will need to be in your repertoire. We can train you, but the more you know already, the better it looks!
  • There’s a computer or tablet with most jobs nowadays, you will need to be proficient in how to use one, along with all the Microsoft favourites, such as Word & Excel. Plus there’s Asset Management software that we use to manage our workflows
  • And if you already know, or have experience using SCADA, we’d really like to see that too.


Personal Attributes 

  • Great Communicator
  • Ability to work with multifunctional teams 
  • Customer centric focus 
  • Ability to work autonomously 
  • Energetic with a naturally positive mindset. 
  • Resilience and a good sense of humour is essential.


Why Work for Us? 

Service Stream is  forever changing, growing and adapting to ensure we remain a leading services provider within the Telecommunications and Utilities industries - providing new challenges and development opportunities for our teams. We value our employees and their success. 

  • Benefits of joining us: 
  • Focus on reward and recognition 
  • Flexible location 
  • Supportive team environment 


About Us 

ServiceStream, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading national service provider to develop and operate Australia's essential communications, energy and water networks in the telecommunications, utilities and transport industries. We specialise in the design, construction and maintenance of new and existing networks, and deliver end-to-end engineering and asset management solutions on behalf of our blue-chip client base. 

ServiceStream is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability, LGBTQI and other diverse groups to strengthen relationships and benefit our people, clients, and communities.

 ServiceStream are a signatory to the Veterans Employment Commitment. We value the skills and experience of ex-ADF members and their partners and will strongly consider veterans who meet the key criteria for our employment opportunities.

Avantara Lincoln Park

Machine Operator

Epsom, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • $32 to $40 hourly
  • Full-time

We are a leading supplier. 

JC Tanloden is a leading supplier of fodder to meat and dairy farmers. Since we established our facility in 1985, our ongoing commitment is to excellence in product quality and service delivery.  We understand our customers rely on our commitment to providing the right quality hay at the right time and the right price. Our mission is to provide quality products year-round and to ensure our clients have a first-rate experience and a reliable source of hay to grow their own business and prosper.

Benefits for you. 

  • Above Award Pay Rates 
  • Progression and growth opportunity 
  • Work close to your home in Epsom 
  • Great team culture and training provided 

What the role looks like. 

  • Ensure that the machines are clean and operated in a safe manner, and that systems are checked and signed off before each shift. 
  • Refer to the production sheet for daily schedules and job allocation. 
  • Any fault, quality concern or stoppage in production to be reported.
  • Manage quality control of product. 
  • Carry out preventative maintenance and basic servicing of machinery. 
  • Minimise downtime to increase operational efficiency. 
  • Ensure DAFF audit and hygiene standards are maintained at all times.

What skills we would like you to have. 

  • Recent experience operating machines in a safe and efficient manner is essential. 
  • Ability to show initiative and proactively seek information. 
  • Happy to work in a team environment and independently. 
  • General knowledge and understanding of machinery. 
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. 
  • Good organisational and time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines and expectations. 
  • Evidence of right to work in Australia.
  • Be reliable and punctual.
  • Have a safe work mindset with the ability to adhere to all OH&S policies and procedures.

Please note – This position works in a dusty work environment, please consider this if you suffer from asthma or other airborne allergies. 

We are interviewing in an ongoing capacity so apply today and wait for a call! 

Avantara Lincoln Park


Bendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • $30 to $40 hourly
  • Full-time

Can You operate a skid steer loader?

Dou you have a truck license of any description?

Do you love staying busy?

Can you live away from home?

Are you willing to listen and learn?

If you answered yes, then we want you.


We are looking for operators that are willing to have a go at everything.

We are a road stabilising company based in Bendigo Vic and we are looking for good people that just want to work If this sounds like you give us a call.

We are willing to pay for the right candidate depending on experience and attitude and if the attitude is right we are willing to train.


For any more information email [email protected]

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Technical Specialist Operations (Fixed Term – 3 Years)

Coliban WaterBendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • $91714 to $110681 annually
  • Full-time

Overview of role

Reporting to a Senior Project Manager within the Bendigo and Castlemaine Water Reclamation Plants (WRP) Upgrade Program, the Technical Specialist Operations will assist with the safe, efficient and compliant delivery of project work. As part of the Big Water Build, a range of technical and complex renewal and upgrade projects will be delivered at both the Bendigo and Castlemaine WRPs

A snapshot of your day

As our Technical Specialist Operations, you’ll be accountable for:

  • Managing and supporting Bendigo Groundwater Treatment Plant operation and decommissioning activities
  • Participating in delivering a once in a lifetime capital works program,  the Big Water Build at Bendigo and Castlemaine WRP
  • Daily operations and maintenance of the Bendigo WRP Recycled Water Factory
  • Contributing to the capital planning and setting strategic goals for the operations
  • Ensuring all stakeholders are identified, engaged, their expectations managed and interactions build confidence in Coliban Water
  • Technical support across various projects at the Bendigo and Castlemaine WRPs.

To be considered for the role you’ll have:

Knowledge and experience with some of the following treatment technologies:

  • Reverse osmosis
  • Electrodialysis reversal
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Media filtration
  • Chemical dosing (chlorine disinfection, membrane chemical cleaning, etc.)
  • Ultraviolet disinfection
  • Coagulation and flocculation
  • Chemical precipitation

Knowledge and experience with some of the following trade and operational skill base areas:

  • Trade qualifications
  • Equipment, instrument and valve installation and maintenance
  • Chemical dosing system design, operation and troubleshooting
  • Liaison with and purchasing from technology suppliers
  • Certified water operator training
  • Operational licences such as working at heights, confined space, forklift, etc.
  • Water treatment and water reclamation plant operation and maintenance

Sound like you? We’d love to hear from you.

Learn more in the position description

The salary and conditions for this position will be as per the Coliban Water Enterprise Agreement 2021 Band 4 ($91,714 - $110,681 plus superannuation) salary range will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate with their skills and experience.


For further information please contact Alasdair Turnbull, Senior Project Manager on [email protected] or 0407 502 467

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by 2 June 2024.

Why join us?

At Coliban Water our people are on a mission to create a better life for our customers and communities – now and tomorrow.

We love what we do and our location in the centre of a region that takes in 49 towns from Trentham to Echuca.

Our commitment to inclusion means you’ll feel at home here no matter who you are, who you love, or what you stand for. As part of the team you receive a monthly accrued day off, time off over Christmas, the flexibility to shape your work to suit your lifestyle, and generous parental, carer and workplace study leave policies.

At Coliban Water we balance a small team rhythm with the reach and resources of one of the largest Victorian regional urban water corporations.

What are you waiting for? We’d love you to join us.

Applicants will need to successfully complete all core training requirements in the expected timeframes and may be required to undertake a Police Check, Working with Children Check, Pre-Employment Medicals or Psychometric testing where applicable. Applicants may also be required to produce evidence of their Right to Work in Australia.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss your reasonable adjustments during interviews, please contact Bidita Rezwana, Talent Acquisition Advisor  on [email protected] or 0431 173 635.

Please note that applicants may be contacted prior to the closing date of this advertisement

Avantara Lincoln Park

General Labourers required for Bendigo Area

JV RecruitmentBendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • AUD33000 to AUD34000 annually
  • Full-time
Job description
We are currently looking for experienced construction general labourers to assist on a range of apartments and light commercial projects in and around the Bendigo area. We have various clients with projects starting and already up and running throughout Bendigo and are looking for reliable, experienced labourers for potentially ongoing roles. Ongoing work is available for the right candidates. Due to the location of the projects, having your own reliable transport is highly desirable but not essential.

  • Assisting trades on site
  • Working in unison with site management
  • Site clean-up and moving materials
  • Ability to work on own accord without supervision

  • $32.59-$34 per hour (role and experience dependent) + super + coinvest
  • Additional meal allowance (over 9.5 hours on a shift)
  • Additional travel allowance
  • Time and a half and double-time rates paid for overtime
  • Weekly pay
  • On-going roles (for the right candidates)

Key requirements needed to apply:
  • White Card
  • Full Australian work rights
  • Own transport is highly desired but not essential
  • Additional tickets within construction are highly desired but not essential
  • Must be able to work well within a team environment
  • Experience in construction is essential (12 months minimum)
  • Full PPE

What separates JV from other agencies?
  1. We work to get you consistent, on-going work.
  2. We aim to set you up with longer-term opportunities as your experience with us grows.
  3. For those wanting it, we try to provide a pathway to permanent employment.
  4. We pay you weekly - and we're never late. This is something we pride ourselves on.
  5. Your safety is our everything. Our systems and procedures are second to none.

We are dedicated to offering career advancement to those who prove they want it. In return, we ask that you show commitment, honesty and integrity while working on-site for JV.

Read our Google reviews from candidates and companies who work with us.

To register your interest please apply with a CURRENT CV via the online function. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
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Maintenance Coordinator

City of Greater BendigoBendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • Full-time
  • Full time, Ongoing
  • Band 7, Starting salary $99,276 plus superannuation

Click here to view the Position Description

The City of Greater Bendigo is in the heart of central Victoria on Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country. Located just 90 minutes’ drive to Melbourne, our region offers all the benefits of a large city with a warm and welcoming country feel.

With a growing population, Greater Bendigo is an attractive region that boasts the Bendigo Art Gallery, theatres, stunning heritage buildings and natural surrounds that provide great recreational opportunities.

Our region is famous for its food and wine as well as having high quality education and health services. There is a wide range of housing options and excellent rail and road networks with Bendigo Airport having regular direct flights to Sydney. We provide over 65 important services to support our community which is heading towards a population of 200,000 by 2050. Now is a great time to join us!

The role

Coordinating the delivery of maintenance of the civil infrastructure for the City, ensuring all services are delivered in line with the relevant standards, on time and budget. By providing expert technical and professional advice relating to civil infrastructure maintenance matters to a range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will have two direct reports and oversight responsibility to be across 35 team members from the Asphalt and Concrete team plus the Grading and Drainage team. The role also manages and coordinates a range of external contractors. The position is based at the City’s Adam Street depot in Golden Square and works closely with other departments at the depot and across the organisation.

About You

To be successful in this position you will effectively lead and develop a high performing, flexible and resilient team to achieve organisational goals identified through business plans and strategic City documents. You will have good communication skills, enjoy working in a team environment, be organised and have the flexibility to changing work requirements. You will have experience in general road maintenance and civil construction work and a strong safety culture.

Construction Induction Card, formerly known as Red Card is essential.

A satisfactory police records check is required for this position.


  • Generous leave provisions and learning and development opportunities.
  • Full time, permanent position | Base hourly rate $50.24 plus superannuation
  • Paid training | Salary packaging | Paid overtime

Visit our Employee Benefits website for more of our benefits.


If you require any further information regarding this position, including details on flexible work arrangements please contact Brett Martini, Manager Works, 0428 337 530

To apply

Please submit your cover letter, outlining why you are interested in this position and detailing your relevant experience with your current CV/resume by close of business Wednesday 22 May 2024.

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Ganger Class 2 (Remote Position)

V/LineBendigo, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • $47 to $48 hourly
  • Full-time

Ganger Class 2

· This position is 10 days on, 4 days off roster based across Victoria.

· Grow with us! V/Line supports development and career growth within the organisation.

· Generous hourly base rate of $47.7965 per hour ($89,799 + Super) on a competitive EA, Monthly EDO's and 5 weeks annual leave with 20% leave loading.

V/Line's purpose is to connect Victorians through safe, reliable, and accessible transport. We believe in giving all Victorians opportunities through travel and transport - connecting them to jobs, education, family and friends, services, tourism, and trade.

V/Line is experiencing significant growth and we're delivering more services, more trains, cheaper fares, and huge projects. With more than 3700 weekly train and coach services, an expansive freight network and unprecedented rail investment, millions of Victorians depend on us to deliver. You could be one of our 2700 committed team members who are up to the challenge.

About the role

As the Mobile Ganger Class 2 you are integral to the success of V/Line's Network Development, Assets & Maintenance Group.

You will be responsible for supervising a team of 8 V/Line employees and any contractors associated with the Major Periodical Maintenance tasks for the freight and passenger network throughout Victoria.

Key Accountabilities include:

· Provide timely responses to emergencies associated with the replacement of renewal of track work materials, i.e. sleepers, rail, ballast, and fastenings.

· Lead and supervise teams while participating in repair and maintenance work, demonstrating high level of safety and teamwork.

· This position is 10 days on, 4 days off Roster, based across Victoria. There will be the requirement to work - day, afternoon, and night shifts.

About you

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who embodies positivity and ambition, with a drive to lead and a keen cultural awareness. This person should be a team player, ready to collaborate and inspire others towards shared goals and success.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

· Demonstrated alignment to V/Line's values of responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership and human rights.

· Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, for clear and effective interaction.

· Demonstrated leadership qualities, capable of overseeing contractors and leading teams.

· Possession of a Certificate III in Rail Infrastructure, also known as a Gangers Ticket.

· A valid Safe Working Certificate, specifically for Track Force Protection Coordinator 3.2.

· A current and valid Victorian Driver's License.

· Flexibility and willingness to work on a rotating roster, including 10 consecutive days of work followed by 4 days off, encompassing day, afternoon, and night shifts.

In addition to free Myki travel, we offer:

  • Community impact - Make a genuine difference. Work in a role that connects Victorians, every day.
  • Huge potential - We're transforming, and you can too. Be a change maker, recognised for your contribution and creativity.
  • Dynamic environment - V/Line operates in a constantly changing space. Join a fast-paced and exciting organisation.
  • Collaborative team - You'll be part of a broader supportive team. Surround yourself with talented, passionate peers.
  • Flexible working - We support flexible working. Work in a way that supports you to thrive in your role.

How to Apply

Please use the 'Apply' button to submit your application, including a current resume.

The recruitment and selection process may include aptitude assessments, behavioural and/or technical interviews and employment references.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment screening including, probity (police) checks, medical assessment, and Australian entitlement to work. Employees of V/Line are required to maintain a valid Working with Children Check Victoria (Employee) for the duration of employment.

Remuneration for this position will be in line with the V/Line Asset Management Enterprise Agreement 2019. Current employees are expected to remain in their role for a minimum of 12 months before applying to new positions within V/Line.

V/Line is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and we welcome applicants from any background. We value diversity and are continuously working towards creating a flexible and inclusive environment that is representative of the Victorian community.

Avantara Lincoln Park


Striproll Roofing ProductsLong Gully, Bendigo, Goldfields & Macedon Ranges VIC
  • Full-time


Striproll Roofing & Rainwater manufacturing require a person with a hands on aptitude to join our Sheetmetal roll forming production team at our Bendigo factory.

No experience necessary, the successful applicant shall receive on the job training to become skilled at operating a Duplex folding machine and a roll forming purlin production line.  

Above award wages.
Indicative wages 38hrs + 2hrs OT = $1341.93 wage per week plus any addition overtime paid at award rates.

Conversion to full time permanent employment shall be offered by agreement within 6 - 12 months after employment. 

Employee equality and respect is a feature of Striproll's Corporate Culture and is our Managerial commitment to all employees and customers. 

Apply in writing to the HR Manager by submitting a brief cover letter,  your resume with references to: [email protected]