• Feeding and Milling
  • Maintenance and Environmental
  • Toowoomba

Website JBS Australia

About Us

JBS Australia is the largest and most respected meat and food producer in Australia. We have a strong portfolio of leading and renowned beef, lamb, pork, salmon and value-added branded products, such as AMH, Swift, Primo, Murray Valley and Huon.


The JBS Beef City Feedlot is part of the integrated Beef City facility consisting of farming, feedlot and processing operations. The cattle are walked from the feedlot to the plant, minimising stress, carbon emissions and transportation costs while simultaneously improving eating quality. Ideally located in the prime grain and cattle producing region of the Darling Downs, 35km west of Toowoomba, the 26,500 head capacity feedlot has a strong reputation for producing high quality grain fed beef for key domestic and international customers, and employs approximately 50 team members.


Why work for JBS Australia?

  • Certificate III in Feedlot Operations: nationally recognised qualification for eligible employees. Learn on the job, no cost to you!
  • Retail discounts with national partners
  • Health insurance discounts on Bupa Health and Medibank Private
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities

About the Role

The JBS Beef City Feedlot is currently recruiting an experienced Maintenance Hand to join the team in a full-time capacity. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be required to perform tasks such as preventative maintenance, general repairs and cleaning. You will be responsible for executing planned and unplanned works to our mobile equipment, fixed plant (Mill) and cattle pens (fences, gates). This role is best suited to someone who is motivated, reliable, has good safety awareness and great communication skills.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out general maintenance tasks and fault finding
  • Erecting steel yard fencing including setting fence posts in concrete, welding and running fencing cables
  • Repairing and maintaining steel yard fencing
  • Repairing and maintaining plumbing and pumping systems
  • Carrying out basic concrete works and repairs
  • Liaising and working with contractors and suppliers
  • Working safely to prevent injuries and lost time
  • Additional tasks as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Feedlot Manager

About You

  • Previous experience working in a similar maintenance role
  • Proven experience in yard building
  • Proven experience in plumbing and pump repairs
  • Proven experience in laying concrete
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of safe work practices
  • Previous plant and machinery operation experience advantageous
  • A rural background and understanding of livestock is desirable

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To apply for this job please visit careers.jbssa.com.au.