Road Worker

Last updated 10 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions.

We are responsible for strategy, planning, policy, regulation, funding allocation and other non-service delivery functions for all modes of transport in NSW including road, rail, ferry, light rail, point to point, regional air, cycling and walking.
We focus on improving the customer experience and contract public and private operators to deliver customer-focused transport services on our behalf.

We also lead the procurement of transport infrastructure and oversee delivery through project delivery offices and industry delivery partners.

  • Join a team committed to putting Safety first
  • Career development opportunities and room to grow
  • Fixed term full time roles (up to January 2023) based in Orange, NSW

About the team

The Regional and Outer Metropolitan division is focused on understanding the particular needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure.

The opportunity

Right now, we have an opportunity for multiple Road Workers to join us in the Regional Maintenance team within the Central West district. You’ll be working within a work crew consisting of a team leader, road workers and plant operators to undertake road widening and maintenance projects.

What you will be involved in

You will be undertaking a range of duties to support the efficient construction and maintenance of road infrastructure within New South Wales. The area of operation will include road maintenance and new construction build activities such as smoothing out roads, safety widening projects and heavy patching works, to name a few.

You’ll have a range of duties across construction and maintenance activities including but not limited to:

  • maintenance of established pavements
  • construction of new or enhanced pavements
  • establishment and maintenance of roadside fixtures and signage
  • application of road marking materials
  • application of bituminous sealing materials

Road Workers are provided with thorough training and opportunities to develop professionally.

About you

We’re seeking proactive workers in the industry who lives and breathes safety. You will need to have good communication skills and be able to work well in a team.

You are a practical thinker and a quick learner who enjoys being physically active performing outdoor manual tasks involving the use of hand tools and equipment. You hold a White Card, current driver licence, traffic control tickets, and are able to work outside normal working hours, attend call-outs, travel across the district and stay away from home when needed.

Holding an MR truck license is advantageous or previous experience performing civil construction work (not essential).

Wage and Benefits

The wage for this position is Road Worker Grade 1-3 ($1132.20 - $ 1193.09) per week plus superannuation and relevant allowances as per the Award.

  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption leave available
  • Partnership with Fitness Passport for ongoing staff and their families to access more than 390 gyms and pools at a discounted rate
  • Career progression opportunities encouraged
  • Rewarding and inclusive team environment

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.


Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

Applications close: 11.59pm Sunday 25th October 2020

For any enquiries, please email Karen Rayner at

Apply today to register your interest!

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We take the WH&S and the management of fatigue of our employees seriously. Therefore, to be successful in this role it is a requirement that you must reside within a reasonable distance from your identified Headquarters/depot.

Please note: The successful candidate will undertake background checks including a National Police Check.