Pros: job security, good remuneration
Cons: being on call for storm damage etc.
Excellent machinery & operators, staff knowledgable & on the whole hard working. Good back up from management and engineers. WH&S ethos sound and practical. Enviromental practices first class. On-going training of all staff considered important and made available.
Worked mainly six day weeks (all RDOs, Sat till 1-00pm).
Started as Concrete Finisher – more... and was trained up to Supervisor with up to 45 staff spread over 3 crews.
Occasional difficulties with beauracracy in decision making specially when design alterations required.
Most enjoyable part of job was seeing competed projects and having the knowledge that they were built to the highest possible standard and that there would be no returning to do patch up work. – less