Our people are our greatest asset … empowering everyone to contribute their skills, knowledge and experience to deliver excellence.

We ensure our employees understand the company’s expectations, their job roles, and the company’s and policies and procedures. Pre-commencement evaluations and individual audits are undertaken to ensure employees fully understand the work activity they are performing and to demonstrate their ability to perform the work in a safe manner.

Employees are engaged under the Lumberjack (Qld) Employee Collective Agreement and are required to comply with the company’s code of conduct which sets out the expected behaviours of our employees

Performance Management

Performance reviews are conducted to ensure our employees have regular conversations regarding their performance and aim to increase the skills and capabilities of our employees.

Training

Working in a high risk industry near high voltage powerlines means our employees are required to complete competency based training through our approved RTO’s, and have the required licences to operate machinery, mobile plant, or perform high risk tasks. Certificate II in ESI—Powerline Vegetation Control is offered to upskill our Vegetation work crews working near live electrical apparatus.

As a minimum, employees are required to undertake training in First aid and CPR, EWP, climbing, environmental awareness, overhead powerline awareness, fire ant awareness and any other training required by clients.

Skills are continually reviewed and regularly monitored with additional training and refresher training provided as required.

Apprenticeship Program

The company offers an apprenticeship program, in partnership with MEGT, in an effort to upskill our workforce. Certificate III in Arboriculture and Certificate IIII in Construction Plant Operations is offered to our Vegetation and Civil work crews.

Code of Conduct

Employees are required to comply with the company’s code of conduct which sets out the expected behaviours of our employees.

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Training Day

In June and December each year, the company shuts down to hold its training day at the company depot.

CPR and Rescue EWP refresher training is undertaken together with any additional competency training required to ensure all training is current to meet company and client requirements.

Safety harnesses, fire extinguishers and chains and lifting gear are checked and tagged and tested to ensure compliance.

First Aid kits are checked and restrocked.

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We offer a high quality and professional service to cater for your needs.