Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ 1) How will I know my application has been received?

Every application is acknowledged by email. There’s no need to phone us to check

FAQ 2)  What if I know someone at Lucas TCS who can refer me?

We are happy to receive applications from people who have been prompted to apply. The usual process will still apply but please mention in your cover letter or email who referred you. 

FAQ 3)  What if I don’t have a resume?

 It is a basic expectation that an applicant will submit a resume, preferably with a brief covering letter or email. Please ensure your resume is up-to-date and your contact details are correct. Please only submit attachments in Word or PDF.  If having a resume is a problem for you, we can provide an Employment Application form upon request.  SMS applications are not acceptable.

FAQ 4)  I don’t have access to a computer or an email address. How do I apply?

All correspondence between Lucas TCS and candidates is by email. Candidates without a computer / internet access should use computers available at libraries or internet cafes. You can also register for a free email account with providers such as Google, Yahoo or Microsoft Outlook.

FAQ 5)  What are the minimum requirements to work at Lucas TCS?

They vary depending on the role, but these are some basic requirements:

Valid SA Driver’s License is essential for site based positions and all Maintenance positions.

Load shifting tickets for plant operations.

MC licence for road transport positions.

Construction Industry White Card

FAQ 6)  Where are the jobs?

Our projects can be across metropolitan Adelaide and also in remote areas of Australia.  Allowances and travel costs are paid by Lucas TCS when employees are required to work away from home, for example on a FIFO 14:7 roster. Employees who work on metro Adelaide projects will need to be able to work anywhere within the metro area .

FAQ 7)  Is a Drug Screen part of the process?

Yes. It is strict company policy to not be under the influence of drugs at work (prescription, over the counter and illicit drugs).  A drug screen is a standard requirement of every pre-employment medical.

FAQ 8)  What if I’m interested in more than one position that’s advertised?

Provided you meet the requirements of the jobs, you can apply for more than one position.  Your application will be considered against each job for which you apply.


Working For Us

Why Work at Lucas TCS? 

Having the right people working for Lucas TCS is how we deliver our projects and commitments safely and on time.  Attracting the right people, maximising their contribution and recognising performance are keys to our continuing success.

We are always interested in hearing from people who have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, enjoy a challenge, understand the importance of team work, take pride in their work, are respectful to each other and believe near enough is never good enough.

 We have around 400 employees working on various civil and mining projects locally and nationally, in roles such as:

  • Plant Operators
  • Diesel Mechanics & Boilermakers
  • Concrete Workers & Labourers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Project Managers
  • Engineering (Civil & Mining)
  • Surveying
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Finance & Administration

Training and Development is essential for all employees and our team of Plant Trainers and Assessors work across all work locations to continually upskill employees, so we in turn have a multi-skilled versatile and flexible workforce. We have a study assistance program and offer Apprenticeships and Traineeships. Our commitment to a safe workplace is proven through numerous Accreditations.

Diversity at Lucas 

Lucas TCS is committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and respects the range of experiences and perspectives our people bring to the company.  As an equal opportunity employer we will endeavour to provide opportunities for applicants and will evaluate according to work-related skills, experience and technical abilities.  We are compliant with the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.

Privacy Statement

By providing Lucas TCS with personal information when making a job application you agree to the collection, holding, use and disclosure of your personal information. ‘Personal Information’ in this context means your name, contact details, date of birth, work history, qualifications, details of referees etc. We also may use information you may have placed on publicly available sources such as LinkedIn. Lucas TCS will make every effort to ensure your personal information is used only in order to consider you for employment.  It will not be used for any other purpose than to facilitate the recruitment process. We will not provide any job applicant information to any third party without your consent or unless required by law. We will handle, store and dispose of your personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles ( APPs) under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

If you do not agree to these terms, please do not submit an employment application. 

If you do not agree to these terms and you have already submitted an application, please contact us immediately.

Want to join Lucas TCS?

Working at Lucas TCS starts with you emailing your resume with a covering letter or by applying for a specific current vacancy .

Our recruitment process is based on merit. You will need to submit an application, provide referees, attend an interview (if shortlisted) and undertake a comprehensive medical.  Some positions may have additional requirements such as a Police Check and additional medical assessments.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, email is an essential communication method used during the recruitment process. Emails may be sent to advise the outcome of your application, to confirm interview times and medical times, provide instructions on any on-line assessments and to request additional information on your application. Please therefore monitor your email account for communication from us.

Please review the Frequently Asked Questions ‘FAQs’ before submitting your application. This will help you put your best foot forward and be considered for employment.   Thank you. 

If you would like to send your resume to us: Apply Now


 For general enquires please call (08) 81794000 and speak with our Human Resources Department

Privacy Statement please read:  Download


In making an application for employment with Lucas TCS, you acknowledge and agree to the following:

  • All information provided by you within your application and resume is true and complete.
  • Any false or misleading information provided by you may lead to rejection of your application and/or dismissal from Lucas TCS if subsequently employed.
  • You consent to Lucas TCS contacting your named referrees and understand the information will be used only for the purpose of accessing your suitability for employment.
  • You have read the Privacy Statement ( above) and consent to your personal information being used for the purpose of assessing the suitability for employment.
  • You are legally permitted to work in Australia and if you are a non-citizen, you hold the appropriate valid Visa.