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Plant Operator

Advertiser: Sheppard EarthmovingMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
18 Nov 2020
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
$30 - $34.99 per hour plus allowances
Work Type
Full Time
Construction, Plant & Machinery Operators

About the business


Sheppard Earthmoving is an industry leader providing Project Management and Civil Earthworks operations. We employ a team of dedicated, self motivated staff looking to provide our client base with the best possible outcomes.


About the role


The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day maintenance and safe operation of  Excavators, Skid steer loaders and Vacuum Excavators within our current customer base. These duties include but are not limited to:  Daily pre-start checks, Cleaning and basic maintenance. The applicant would also be required to have their own reliable transport. A utility vehicle would be preferred.


Benefits and perks


Sheppard Earthmoving  provides a flexible working environment with a positive focus on family and work life balance. We provide regular opportunities for staff promotion and assist our employees to gain further qualifications in their chosen fields.


Skills and experience


  • A minimum of 2 years experience in the safe operation of Excavators, Skid steer loaders and Vacuum Excavation machinery.
  • Current Construction Industry Induction Card     ( Blue/White card )
  • Minimum current HR license
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and drawings
  • Physically strong and fit with the ability to carry out manual tasks when required


The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as a plant operator?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver's licence?
  • Do you hold a Construction Induction Safety certificate (White Card)?
  • How many years' experience do you have in the construction industry?
  • Which of the following machinery competency cards do you have?

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