Carpenter , Energy and Public Works

Carpenter , Energy and Public Works


Job Position: Carpenter , Energy and Public Works

Company: Queensland Government

Expected salary:

Location: Queensland

Carpenter , Energy and Public Works Job Details:


Take your career to the next level and make a difference in your community!

It’s an exciting time! QBuild has the green light to double to 1,000 tradies by 2026 with the plan to increase this further to 1,500 by 2029.
QBuild encourages applications from all interested tradies.
We are now seeking qualified Carpenters in Brisbane, Cairns, Charters Towers, Chinchilla, Mackay, Roma and Townsville.
Upcoming areas may include Atherton, Ayr, Biloela, Bowen, Bundaberg, Charleville, Cunnamulla, Gayndah, Gladstone, Gold Coast, Goondiwindi, Gympie, Ingham, Innisfail, Kingaroy, Longreach, Maryborough, Mount Isa, Normanton, Rockhampton, St George, Sunshine Coast, Thursday Island, Toowoomba, Wacol, Warwick, and Woodford.
You may be contacted in the next 12 months as openings become available in your preferred locations.

Job details Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Trades
Classification Var.
Workplace Location Brisbane – North,Brisbane – South,Brisbane – East,Brisbane – West,North West Qld,Cairns region,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay,Darling Downs – Maranoa,Moreton Bay – North,Far North Qld,Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Gold Coast,Sunshine Coast,Central West Qld,South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/536556/24
Closing date Ongoing
Yearly salary
Fortnightly salary
Total remuneration
Salary Other
Job duration
Contact person QBuildCareers
Contact details Ph: 07 3514 3919
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As the Queensland Government’s builder, QBuild plays an important role in communities across the state by building and maintaining government-owned assets such as schools, social housing, police stations and correctional and health facilities.

QBuild delivers construction, maintenance and rapid response services to communities including those in regional areas and remote communities. We have approximately 1,500 staff (and rapidly growing) with more than 20 offices and 34 depots. You could:

Build – Construction of new buildings, upgrades and improvements to existing buildings to increase their useful life, delivered using traditional and modern methods of construction.

Maintain – Work on existing buildings to reinstate their physical condition or prevent deterioration and failure. This includes upgrading kitchens and bathrooms, social housing painting programs, repairs to damage caused by extreme weather events and inspect and test and report on a broad range of items such as air-conditioning units.

Respond – Rapid response to disaster events and hazard incidents which pose a risk to Queenslanders as users or occupiers of state government facilities.

Train – Provide high quality training and mentoring to QBuild apprentices.

QBuild is actively seeking to increase representation of employees who are part of diversity target groups and may take this information into account when deciding which applicants are best suited to positions (as provided for in ). We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds to disclose and provide consent to this information to be considered in the application process.

Mandatory Requirements
The mandatory requirements for this role are:

  • Eligibility to work in Australia
  • Carpentry trade certificate/qualification (minimum of Carpentry Certificate III)
  • Current Construction Industry White Card
  • Current, valid Queensland “C” class driver’s licence or equivalent
  • Working knowledge and compliance with current work health, safety and environmental legislation and codes of practice.

How to apply
Attach the following documents in Microsoft PDF or Word format as part of your application:

  • Current resume
  • Current Trade certificate/qualification (minimum of Carpentry Certificate III)

As part of the selection process, you will also be asked to complete a questionnaire which will include the opportunity to select preferred locations. Evidence of other licenses and certifications to be presented at interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by QBuild Careers to conduct a phone interview to assess further suitability and explain the selection process. Flexible availability for phone and in person interviews is appreciated as there are multiple positions available across the state.

Our selection process will be continuing over the next 12 months so you may be contacted to discuss possible opportunities throughout this period.

We also have opportunities for other tradies, apprentices and professional roles to join our fast-growing and diverse team.

Additional Information
If you have any questions, please contact QBuild Careers on (07) 3514 3919 or email

Build your career with QBuild and learn more .

Job Ad Reference: QLD/536556/24

Closing Date: Ongoing

Further information

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