Careers with Shadforths

Careers with Shadforths Civil Contractors

Shadforths is a family owned civil contracting business that has been operating in Queensland for over 40 years. With our Head Office on the Sunshine Coast and bases in Gladstone, Mackay, Nebo, Alpha and Wandoan, we are well positioned to carry out civil and main road works anywhere in Queensland.

We currently have projects that include residential and industrial sub-divisions, main roads, airside environments, mine environments and State Government Infrastructure Projects.

With our continued successful growth, Shadforths is always on the lookout for talented and experienced individuals to join our company. We currently have projects throughout southeast, central and north Queensland. Here are some of our most popular roles:

  • Project Managers
  • Foremen and Site Supervisors
  • Project Engineers (Graduate and experienced)
  • Contract Administrators (Junior and Senior)
  • Estimators
  • Surveyors
  • Workplace Health & Safety Officers
  • Site Administrative Staff
  • Plant Operators/Drivers

When you join our company a comprehensive induction is provided to help your smooth transition into our organisation, and you will have the support of experienced and professional people to help you quickly become part of our team.

We offer a great working environment with exciting projects, ability to fly-in/fly-out where appropriate, learning opportunities and attractive salary packages, with flexibility for the right person.

If you think you might be a good fit for Shadforths, and you are seeking a long-term career opportunity with a company who appreciates and rewards your contribution, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Our jobs are currently advertised on Seek and on our website - please click here to view our current vacancies. Please forward your resume with a covering letter addressed to Kerrie Turton, Human Resources Assistant, Shadforths Civil Engineering at Please also let us know if you are willing to travel.

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If you do not have a resume please click here to fill in an online Employment Application

Our Fleet

Shadforths Fleet

Shadforths own and operate one of the largest private fleets of earthmoving, pipe laying, road maintenance and roadbuilding fleets in Queensland. Currently our fleet consists of over 250 items...