Road Truck Street Sweeper Hire in Longreach, QLD 4730

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9th August 2019

Do you need a license to operate a street sweeper?

If you are looking to hire a street sweeper but not sure if you need a license to operate one, the answer is yes, you need at least a class C driver's license. While there are no specific street sweeper licenses you need to hold, you can undertake formal training to ensure you are competent to operate. A class C driver’s license is generally the accepted license for operating a street sweeper. But if the street sweeper has a gross vehicle mass of over 4.5 tonnes you will need to obtain a light or medium rigid license. These rules apply to anyone that wants to operate a heavy vehicle on public roads.When hiring a street sweeper they generally come with an operator - wet hire - as construction sites rarely have a spare worker to put in the truck. Street sweeping work is also a demand driven area, when they are needed they’re hired, and when they’re not they finish the hire. This is another reason why street sweepers generally come with operators.

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11th June 2020

Billion-Dollar Coal Mine Proposed in Queensland

A $1.5 billion coal mining project in central Queensland’s Bowen Basin, which could provide up to 2350 jobs, is a step closer to being realised.

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21st July 2020

Four new schools to generates hundreds of construction jobs

Four new state schools are set to be built as part of the Queensland Government's new $346 million education package, generating hundreds of construction jobs in the process. 

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