Earthmoving Plant Operator
Auckland, Full Time, Construction
Please Quote Reference Number 94028
  • Family culture with excellent rewards and recognition
  • Late model machines in great condition
  • Excellent career opportunity with Ross Reid Contractors Ltd

  • Ross Reid Contractors are a family based company and have been in the construction industry since 1954.

    We are currently looking for 20 experienced Operators to join our Auckland team.

    In this role you will be responsible for managing and operating our machines on earthworks, land development and civil infrastructure sites in and around Auckland. No works will be required outside of the Auckland Region.

    We're after reliable, versatile people who work well both unsupervised and as part of a team.

    Essential skills and attributes include:
    • Minimum of 3 years' practical machine / earthmoving site experience
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen and comply with our drug and alcohol policy
    • Must have a valid driver's licence
    • Ability to work in any weather condition and exposed to the elements
    • Willingness to work Saturdays
    • Mechanical acumen
    • Ability to work unsupervised with a positive work attitude
    • Understanding of safe work practices pertaining to an earthworks/civil environment
    • Ability to make difficult decisions efficiently and is keen to help others and or learn
    • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, operations outside of general duties
    • Willingness to assist with maintenance, clean-up and anything else that requires attention as directed by the Site Supervisor or Manager
    • Ability to identify potential hazards in and around the work area
    This role will at times involve experience in erosion and sediment control measures, shear key earthworks, bulk earthworks, trenching, and trimming to final surface levels.

    Why Join Ross Reid?:
    • Great market driven rates on experience, with starting out rate of $29.66
    • Late model machines in great condition - predominantly Cat equipment, which is maintained second to none
    • Our family culture, which is inviting and gets away from being just another number
    • No night shifts, so you'll be at home in evenings for family time
    • We appreciate a work life balance is important, as is developing our people to better themselves
    • We promote within ranks and offer career progression
    This is a Full time role (minimum 30 hours per week).

    Sound like you? APPLY NOW through our online application form and be part of a culture that breeds success and a driven approach to life.

    Please Quote Reference Number 94028

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