RoadTek works with Indigenous communities
RoadTek is a commercial business with Transport and Main Roads and is:
- a major provider of transport infrastructure solutions throughout Queensland
- a level three commercial business within Transport and Main Roads with accreditation to national and international standards
- focused on community needs and delivering best value outcomes in a safe and efficient manner.
Working with communities
RoadTek is working with various Indigenous groups to assist in developing self-sustainability in various occupational programs. An example is senior representatives from RoadTek, together with their General Manager, met with representatives from the Myuma Group to discuss further opportunities to work together.
Delivering projects together
RoadTek is working with various stakeholders to assist in the development of project management capabilities. Examples include:
- RoadTek’s north-western works centre provides project management services to the Myuma Group to maintain and rehabilitate road assets and up-skill the Myuma team in civil construction projects.
- the north-western works centre is also delivering the Wills Alliance; Indigenous trainees have already participated in on-site training in plant and machinery including competency assessment processes.
Developing our people
RoadTek is approaching development opportunities across a range of initiatives, including:
- Indigenous apprentices and trainees are up-skilling to attain their Certificate III in Construction at a number of RoadTek’s works centres
- the Cairns Works Centre is progressing 13 Indigenous employees through the RoadTek Construction Worker Progression Program
- provision of Certificate III training opportunities for a number of Indigenous trainees at our Brisbane, Darling Downs, south-west and Gold Coast works centres
- our capability team is developing a range of programs to attract and develop indigenous workers.
Working with our suppliers
RoadTek is encouraging organisations within the construction delivery supply chain to assist in capability development. An example of this is RoadTek have adjusted major procurement activities for both labour hire and traffic control services to include Indigenous initiatives as part of the supplier evaluation process.