Road Train Driver

Location: Brunette Downs Station
Job Code: 985
# of openings: 1


We offer

  • Competitive remuneration

  • Air conditioned accommodation

  • Prepared meals

  • Development and training

  • Transfer opportunities at the end of each season



We are looking to share the Australian experience and require employees from a diverse range of backgrounds with a variety of skills, talents and aspirations, and a strong work ethic to join us.

Throughout our AACo operations, safety is a top priority and, as such, all employees must be absolutely committed to following our disciplined safety policies and procedures.


Our site

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. 

Details of the property location along with where it is aligned in the organisation can be found on the properties page on our web site.



Duties & responsibilities

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform your job in a safe manner in line with AACo safety programs and procedures

  • Take responsibility for your safe work behaviour

  • Operate the Road Train to transport cattle both on and off the station

  • Perform maintenance work on the road train

  • Complete records of work carried out

  • Maintain daily work diary and internal company documentation

  • Monitor fuel and oil usage

  • Monitor spare parts usage and inventory


R equirements

  • Current MC – Multi Combination Licence

  • Previous experience in a similar role – (driving a road train with livestock)

  • Basic Fatigue Management knowledge and/or certificate

  • Ability to work both alone or as a part of a team

  • Livestock handling experience preferred

  • General machinery maintenance experience preferred

  • Organisational skills

  • Commit to the season


Physical Demands

  • This job can be physically strenuous (demanding) from time to time. You will be expected to be able to walk, climb, bend, kneel, lift, grip, grasp, push and pull various tools and equipment. You will need the ability to frequently lift, push and pull from 10–20  kilo’s and occasionally more.  This job will require the ability to ascend/descend ladders. 

  • You will be required to wear personal protective equipment, including hats, gloves, safety glasses, covered shoes, and respiratory protection and ear protection as appropriate.

  • This job requires the ability to comprehend written and oral operational and safety instructions and related rules, policies and memos, and to communicate clearly with your co-workers and supervisors.


Working Environment

This is a physical job that includes both indoor and outdoor work in all types of weather and temperature environments.



Single air-conditioned accommodation in staff quarters.


Start Date

Immediate start available.



All new employees will be required to complete an initial medical questionnaire and pass a pre-employment functional assessment relevant to the requirements of the role.


Additional Notes

Remuneration will match the level of skill and experience demonstrated and in accordance with the company’s Certified Agreement.

This is not a complete list of job responsibilities and Job Descriptions may vary between sites.


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