Road Train Driver

Australian Agricultural Company

Dundee Downs, NT

Posted 11/22/2020

Role: Road Train Driver

Location: Brunette Downs Station

# of openings: 1

About the business
The Australian Agricultural Company has been passionately perfecting the Art of Australian Beef
since 1824. It's what we do. Not only are we the oldest continuously operating company in Australia,
but also the largest producer of beef, with the ability to deliver consistently at scale. We combine
generations of farming heritage with stewardship over some of the world's finest cattle country and
the most advanced, innovative technologies available to deliver premium beef to the world's most
discerning consumers.

Brunette Downs is situated 350km north east of the nearest town, Tennant Creek. Mount Isa,
Queensland, is 660km south east of Brunette Downs and is the Station's main service town. The
property comprises of mostly open downs country and is involved in the breeding and
backgrounding of the companies Australian Composite.

As a key member of the crew your duties will include but are not limited to:
Transportation of cattle as directed both on and off the station
Handle cattle in line with AACo animal welfare standards
Be responsible for loading cattle at appropriate numbers
Adhere to current fatigue management guidelines
Complete all paperwork as required e.g. Livestock cartage book etc.
Conduct general property observations while driving
Carry out road train maintenance
Carry out a prestart check daily or before each trip taken
Maintain road train serviceability and ensure the vehicle is of roadworthy condition.
Monitor fuel and oil usage and record fuel in fuel log sheets
Monitor spare part usage
Follow the general guidelines listed below when operating road train

Benefits and perks

Accommodation and food included
Active social club and communal lounge
Onsite air-conditioned gym

Life on station - what can I expect?
Annual Brunette races
Camp drafts, rodeos and charity events
Annual football match
King Ash Bay hosts some of the best fishing the NT can provide only a 5 hour drive

north from the station
Brunette owns two fishing boats for use by all staff on booking and one ski boat for the

water hole that is a two minute walk from the homestead.
Skills and experience

Current MC drivers license
Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous
Ability to work both alone and as part of a team
Be prepared to live and work in a remote location

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