Careers With Austrans

Join one of Australia’s leading sustainable liquid waste management companies.

Why Austrans?

The Austrans Group is a family owned waste transport company based in Ipswich looking for experienced HR, HC and MC drivers for various driving positions in Tanker, Tipper, and Vac Trucks.

Our scope of works is extensive. There’s nowhere we won’t go. Our reputation has been built on our ability to deliver on time and at budget, and we pride ourselves on our superior service-based approach. It’s what’s enabled us to work with some of Australia’s biggest players, completing some of the most difficult jobs others won’t touch.

Why Work With Us?

  • Overtime available paid at penalty rates
  • Get paid weekly
  • A positive working environment
  • Company provided Employee Assistants Program (EAP)

Current Positions

Drivers / Operators

Proudly Australian owned and operated. Austrans is an industry leader in sustainable waste management solutions, industrial waste services, and project management throughout Australia.

To drive our journey of growth and continual improvement we are seeking experienced HR, HC and MC drivers for various driving positions in Tanker, Tipper, Vac Trucks and industrial services to join our dynamic team

Ideal Characteristics:
  • HR, HC or MC licence with no restrictions
  • Be organised, a team player, motivated, and reliable
  • Be flexible with your availability, and versatile to meet the customers’ requirements
  • Provide a traffic history check

Permanent and casual positions available. Semi-retired drivers are welcome for part time work. Successful candidates will need to pass a pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing.

HSEQ and Compliance Manager

To drive our journey of growth and continual improvement we are looking for a proactive, solutions driven HSEQ Manager to join our Management Team and assist in achieving maximum customer satisfaction and achieve our strategic goals in accordance with Occupational Health & Safety legislation obligations, in line with the companies Risk Management Program. If this sounds like you and you have the below Qualifications/Experience to get the job done we’d love to hear from you.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Tertiary degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience in the waste or transport industry highly preferred
  • Experience and understanding in managing and auditing HSEQ, QMS, NHVAS, Fatigue Management and Chain of Responsibility
  • Current First Aid Certificate, Return to Work, Fire Safety Advisor
  • Excellent Time Management, Communication, and Organisational Skills along with the ability to positively influence and improve health and safety outcomes
  • Experience dealing with Government Bodies (WHSQ, Work Cover, NHVR, Environment and Heritage)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships internally as well as externally.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and balance risk management and operational business requirements
  • Adaptability to manage between the Safety space and Operations, Sales & the Financial needs of the business
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Responsibility for ensuring the company is fully compliant and adhering to statutory regulations. Review and implement relevant safety systems and undertake audits to verify compliance.
  • Prepare and ensure that OHSE Inductions and training is provided to all employees and subcontractors. Ensure all subcontractors are compliant to carry out work assigned.
  • Monitor daily site tasks and provide advice on risks and control. Ensure all works are completed in accordance with required contract conditions/standards.
  • Administer and Maintain Risk Assessment, SWMS & Registers.
  • Liaise with other department heads, Business owners, Customers, Contractors and Government departments as part of an overall customer centric approach.
  • Promoting a ‘safety culture’ and a continuous improvement system through introducing and maintaining best practice management systems in the workplace with a hands on approach.
  • Investigate any injuries, incidents and near misses, and recommend appropriate corrective actions. Co-ordinate return to work activities.
  • Assist Business Development Team in preparing tenders and contract mobilisation requirements.

Workshop Manager

Proudly Australian owned and operated. Austrans is an industry leader in sustainable waste management solutions, industrial waste services, and project management throughout Australia.

We are looking for an experienced Workshop Manager to join company based in Ipswich. Our fleet consists of prime movers, rigids, and various trailer applications. This is a key role ensuring our fleet is maintained to a roadworthy standard to support our operational requirements.

  • Ensuring all vehicles are maintained to a roadworthy standard.
  • Maximise fleet availability for operational requirements through scheduled servicing and planned maintenance.
  • Ensure servicing requirements meet our NHVR accreditation standards.
  • Implement maintenance programs and initiatives to ensure the successful day to day operation of the workshop.
  • Manage maintenance and labor costs as well as stock control.
  • Manage and mentor a small team of mechanics and apprentices.
  • Developing strong relationship with both internal and external stake holders.
  • Daily admin requirements. Invoice approvals/PO requests/Quotes.
The successful candidate will have experience in the following:
  • Proven experience in managing a successful heavy vehicle transport Workshop.
  • Must be able to forward plan service and maintenance schedules.
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task work effectively within a team environment.
  • Be a proactive leader of Health, Safety & Compliance.
  • Developing and mentoring staff.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Heavy vehicle trade qualification.
  • Assist Business Development Team in preparing tenders and contract mobilisation requirements.

This is a great opportunity to work in an essential services industry for a company that understands that our staff are the key to our success.

Pre-employment medial including drug & alcohol testing will be required

Can Do Attitude

From public infrastructure to assisting in massive environmental rehabilitation and providing complete disaster recovery support, Austrans have done it all and have the expertise to get the job done.

We work closely with our clients to understand their specific needs, instating effective and transparent waste management and industrial service solutions, carried out to schedule and to cost.

As a result, our ability to meet or exceed expectations has created a reputation of reliability and integrity and has carried Austrans in its short history from a small family business to a booming services provider with major clients across the continent.


Why Austrans

Austrans is experienced in all facets of waste transport solutions, incorporating a 24 hour a day service for both industrial and commercial customers. Austrans are EPA approved, enabling the safe handling and disposal of all waste requirements.


Austrans Mission

Austrans has the capability and established operational experience to supply an exceptionally high level of service and commitment, delivering waste solutions Australia wide.


Fully Equipped

With fully equipped mini super suckers, semi vacuum tankers, medium super suckers and large super suckers, Austrans has the capacity to remove large quantities of various forms of waste, from liquids to solids.

Our Commitment

Austrans is committed to the development of sustainable solutions for both its clients and the environment. With a waste collection fleet of over 60 vehicles, offices and depots across Australia, Austrans offer sustainable waste solution services Australia wide.

Our Locations

  • Brisbane
  • Emerald
  • Mackay
  • Graxcemere
  • Gladstone
  • Gold Coast

With proven reliability and experience, Austrans has fast become your trusted waste management partner and one of Australia’s leading waste management and waste disposal suppliers throughout Australia.

Austrans provide high-quality waste solutions across many industry sectors from energy and mining, shipping, hospitality and construction. Experts in waste collection services, industrial cleaning (tanks, sewers, drains, vats, boilers, grease traps), waste storage, civil services and farming feed transportation services, to name a few.

Lets Work Together

For more information or queries about any of our services please contact us. With offices throughout Australia, one of our expert team will get in touch with you shortly.