The RPQ Group of companies provides a range of quality services in road construction and maintenance.  As a part of the Downer Group, RPQ Group employs over 200 staff and a fleet of over 100 machines.  RPQ operates out of locations spread over Queensland and New South Wales and boasts a high level of industry experience across our management, operational and support staff.

 RPQ provides careers across a wide range of business areas. With a great team culture, RPQ is always interested to hear from people that believe they have what it takes to be part of the team.

Current Vacancies

Heavy Combination Truck Driver – Lismore Depot
There is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and professional HC driver to operate out of our Lismore depot.
Apply here

Asphalt Labourer - Mackay Depot
There is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and professional Asphalt Labourer to operate out of our Mackay depot.
Apply here

Finance Manager - Swanbank Depot
There is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and professional Finance Manager to operate out of our Swanbank Depot. Apply here

How to apply for a vacancy at RPQ

Preparing Your Application

The advertisement and job description will describe the key aspects of the position and the skills required to effectively perform the job. 

Your application should consist of three things:

1.    Cover letter
Include the position title in your letter.

2.    Document addressing the Key Selection Criteria. 
Include the main selection criteria headings and provide one or two paragraphs summarising your relevant skills and experiences to address the criteria categories. The selection criteria are listed in each position description. Alternatively, contact Human Resources on 07 3294 4598.

3. Resume.  Ensure all details are current and include:

  • Personal contact details, including daytime phone number.

  • Relevant qualifications and training

  • Employment history, including organisations, dates of employment, your position title and responsibilities

  • Details of any relevant voluntary work

Lodgement of Application
Applications may be lodged as specified in the advertisement.

Review of Applications 
Following the closing date, all applications will be passed to the selection panel and a shortlist of applicants for interview will be agreed. The selection process is based on how well each candidate meets the advertised selection criteria, the background of each applicant and a 'best fit' with RPQ's culture and values.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and interview times agreed. This should usually happen within two weeks of the closing date. If you are not successful in gaining an interview, you will not be notified. All shortlisted applicants will be notified of outcome by email on completion of interviews.

All short-listed applicants will be asked a similar set of questions which are derived from the selection criteria. Selection of the successful applicant is based on the written application, responses to questions at interview and referee reports.

Further Information
If you require further information about the position or salary, please email HR Advisor Elizabeth Ballinger at  or call 07 3294 4598