LABOUR HIRE NEWCASTLE AND HUNTER REGION
To work in Australia, you need to have particular tickets applicable to different trades. Please see below for examples:
- Construction General Labourer – Must have a White Card, plus 2 checkable references.
- Driver – Must have a recognised NSW C / HR / MR or HC Drivers Licence, plus 2 checkable references.
- Forklift Driver – Must have an NSW Forklift Drivers Licence, plus 2 checkable references.
- Traffic Controller – Must have an NSW recognised Traffic Controller Ticket, plus 2 checkable references.
- Trades Assistant – Must have qualifications and experience, plus 2 checkable references.
- Carpenter / Joiner / Welder – Must have qualifications and experience, plus 2 checkable references.
- Process Workers – Must have at least two checkable work references, plus 2 checkable references.
- Machine Operators – Must have qualifications and experience plus 2 checkable references.
How do I ensure I am always working?
Text your Newcastle Employ Me Labour Hire Representative:
- When you find out a job is due to finish
- If your availability changes
- To keep your contact details up to date
- If you upgrade your skills
- You must check the confirmation text message for personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements. Different employers may have different requirements, hence it is necessary to have steel-capped boots, hard hat, high visibility shirt, safety glasses and gloves.
- Make sure you take your timesheet for each job. You must have your supervisor’s signature for each working day.
- Send a confirmation text to your Employ Me Labour Hire Representative that you are on the way to the job site.
- If you cannot attend the job you must contact (text when out of office hours) your Employ Me Labour Hire Representative at least 4 hours before your shift, so that we can organise a replacement.
- Be on time, this shows that you are dedicated and punctual.
- If you are running late you need to contact the site manager and inform him/her.
- Every assignment is an opportunity that could lead to extended work, so leave a great impression.
- If you have any queries or questions concerning the job or anything else don’t hesitate to ask. It is better to ask your supervisor then continuing and making a mistake.
- Clarity with your supervisor when your breaks are and for how long they last.
- You must clarify with the site manager first if you are required to stay overtime.
- At Employ Me safety is our Number 1 concern, so always exercise due diligence while working. Being alert on site is very important as it can prevent and reduce workplace injuries.
- Be mindful of the environment you are working in as most accidents are preventable.
- Be mindful of the client’s safety procedures as they may be different and always report unsafe working conditions to the site manager immediately.
- There is a ZERO tolerance for drugs and alcohol intoxication. Workers can be subjected to an on-site drug or alcohol test. Any positive reading will result in an immediate stop work.
- If you are asked to perform duties which are not part of your job description.
- If you believe that your working conditions are unsafe.
- If you injure yourself while working on-site and before seeking any medical assistance.
- Must make sure your timesheet is signed by your supervisor. If the supervisor has left the site or is unavailable please contact your Employ Me Labour Hire Representative ASAP so that we can make contact with the site supervisor.
- Timesheets must be signed and emailed in by Sunday of that week to email@example.com
If you have any other questions please contact the office during office hours on (02) 6195 0100