Plant Operator


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Auckland, Auckland 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

Remuneration:  $24-30/hr subject to relevant capabilities, experience, and commitment

Expected Hours:  Generally 7.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday, 7.00am – 2.00pm Saturday, subject to seasonal light and weather

Work Environment:  Opportunity to work on a variety of projects from residential sub-divisions to commercial accessways and roads to industrial developments. Work in a learning environment where positive attitude and improvement are valued

Qualifications:  Site Safe; Wheels, Tracks and Rollers; Heavy vehicle and other industry licenses and qualifications will be looked upon favourably

Purpose:  Safely, efficiently, and effectively operate plant (primarily excavators) to assist in achieving project requirements.

Duties:  Daily maintenance and prestart inspection of civil and earthworks plant; Operate a variety of plant to a high standard (e.g. capable of “finishing” works such as hotmix prep, cutting platforms) safely and responsibly in a manner which prolongs the life of the plant; Work from construction drawings and survey marks; Comply with company and legislative rules and regulations including Health and Safety, reporting and recording, care of equipment; Collaborate with stakeholders including supervisory staff and subcontractors; Some manual tasks alongside work crews

Attributes:  Experienced professional (earthworks, roading, services); Motivated and reliable individual who thrives on delivering a good product; Strong communicator (both written and spoken); Positive and adaptive attitude with the ability to work productively with a variety of people
Our company has zero tolerance towards the use of, or being under the influence of, drugs at work, any shortlisted applicant may be required to undergo a drug test.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Knaggs Constructi­on 9 Offenhauser Dr, East Tamaki, 2013
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Phone: 09) 274 7104
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