About the Position Centrally based in Silverwater NSW close to rail and motorway transport links.Be exposed to all aspects of our business to determine your strengths to grow your careerJoin our company football or basketball teams and be part of an inclusive crew who enjoy working and socialising together.Ongoing training and up - skilling to progress your career.DURKIN are looking for trainees who are looking for a career in construction to become a part of our team in the Pavement Technology Department.ABOUT DURKIN.DURKIN specialises in Pavement Engineering (Investigations and Design), Sub - Surface Utility Engineering (SUI Surveys), Construction Management and Geotechnical Testings.Based in New South Wales, DURKIN has provided Engineering Consultancy Services throughout Australia and overseas in locations such as The Philippines, Marshall Islands and India.Our integrated services reflect the growing demand for a professional customer focused partner able to deliver comprehensive and timely solutions at an international scale.ABOUT THE ROLE.We are currently looking for new trainees to join our expanding team. This is an entry level position so no prior experience is required but would be of benefit. All training will be provided by DURKIN. There is opportunity for advancement for the right candidates.Tasks and responsibilities You will be working in the Pavement Technology department. Some specific job tasks will be Assisting SUI Technicians and Engineers in electronic locating of sub surface utilities and potholing critical assetsLearning how to use augers and core drills to sample road pavement materials on site with an experienced Geo TechnicianAssisting our Surveyors to do Construction set out and Utility SurveysHelping our Laboratory based Geo Technicians with testing of Construction materialsLearning how to do traffic control on site and how to draw traffic plans in the officeAssisting our CAD Technicians in obtaining DBYD plans and drawing Utility Maps in CADWe will expose you to all aspects of our business so we can determine which area best fits your skills and desires so that you can specialise in that area in the future.ABOUT YOU.You will be a hardworking and driven go - getter with a positive attitude who is willing to learn and start a career in the Construction Industry. You will be able to easily build rapport with clients, co - workers & Management along with being a self - motivated team player. Essential A C - Class driver s licence (Essential)The ability to drive manual cars (Essential)Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essentialA clean criminal record (required to work on some of our sites)Legally entitled to live and work in Australia Ability to work regular night shiftsWillingness to undergo drug & alcohol screeningDesirable MR driving licence is preferred.Education to HSC level valiued.Proficiency at Maths/Physics highly regarded.Trade qualifications in Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical or Plumbing will also be well regarded.Intermediate computing/IT Skills is well regarded.Attributes High attention to detailPerseveranceDeterminationCuriosityA Team Player with a Yes, Can Do attitude is essentialAbility to communicate and relate to co - workers, managers and clients is also essential.HOW TO APPLY.We are not currently asking for a resume from you. Simply complete your work history & education information on the application page. You are welcome to include any certificates or licences in the education section to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role. Shortlisted applicants may be requested to submit a resume at a later date.This is the perfect opportunity to join a supportive team environment where the company rewards its employees by providing great working conditions, ongoing training and up - skilling to set you up in a career in the construction industry.This is an entry - level position. If this sounds like you. Other information Company Durkin Construction no - Principals only. Recruiters, please don t contact this job advertiser. no - Please, no phone calls about this job! no - Reposting this message elsewhere is NOT OK.