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QBuild; Various locations

Are you interested in building your trade career where the opportunities are endless? Why not work for the Queensland Government!

On top of your base salary you will receive an additional allowance of $209.00 - $298.90 per fortnight, and enjoy benefits such as a 9 day fortnight, leave loading, and competitive superannuation and salary sacrificing options.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Building Services
Classification LV04
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,North West Qld,Cairns region,Flexible,Logan - Beaudesert,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,Far North Qld,Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Gold Coast,Sunshine Coast,Ipswich region,Central West Qld,South West Qld,Other - Outside Qld
Job ad reference QLD/390532/21
Closing date Ongoing
Job duration
Contact person QBuild Recruitment
Contact details Ph: 07 3008 2067
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At QBuild, we deliver building works and maintenance services for government-owned facilities including police and fire stations, schools, social housing residences, hospitals and correctional centres. 

In a disaster event, QBuild tradespeople are among the first to assist in helping local communities get back on their feet as fast as possible.

Working for QBuild isn't just a job, it's an opportunity to be a part of a department that makes a real difference to Queenslanders.

The Opportunity:

Our current vacancies are located in Borallon, Caboolture, Cairns, Cannon Hill, Gympie, Kingaroy, Ormeau, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, Townsville, Wacol, Brisbane

As an Electrician you will:

• install, repair, maintain, test, commission and/or fault find in relation to electrical and engineering services

• work on complex or intricate circuitry involving examining, diagnosing and modifying systems comprising inter-connected circuits

• work with asbestos

• undertake manual handling within safe lifting limits

• work at heights, work in confined spaces and work on uneven/sloping surfaces

As a QBuild employee, you will be provided a safe, inclusive, and diverse workplace as well as access to generous leave entitlements, flexible work options and salary packaging.

We're an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from men and women including people who identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, people with disabilities, and those from non-English speaking backgrounds.


With more than 1000 staff, 22 offices and a network of depots across the state, we deliver building and maintenance services for customers from Thursday Island to Tallebudgera - and everywhere in between.

Our current vacancies are listed above; however we encourage you to apply for a role in your preferred location even if it not listed. Simply select the location from the drop-down menu when completing your application, and we will be in touch if a role becomes available you may be suitable for.

Eligibility Requirements:

All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

It is a MANDATORY REQUIREMENT to attach a copy of trade certificate, any relevant licenses required to undertake the trade, a current resume and cover letter and complete the online questionnaire as part of the application.

How to apply:

For full details of this position and the application requirements, please download the attached Position Description. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply Online' button and follow the prompts.

When completing your application via Smart Jobs, you will complete an online questionnaire where you will be able to enter your personal details, preferred commencement date, and location preferences.

Please note that all required documents must be attached in order for your application to be submitted successfully. Please ensure attachments are either in Microsoft PDF or Word format. We recommended using an alternate web browser to Microsoft IE Edge.

Additional Information:

If you have any questions regarding the position or your application, please contact our Recruitment Team at: or on (07) 3008 2067

For more information on working at QBuild, please check out our website

Applications will remain current for a period of 12 months.

Job Ad Reference: QLD/390532/21

Closing Date: Ongoing

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

Multiple positions available
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Last updated
26 May 2021

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