Heavy Machine Operator

StaffCo Labour Hire is a leading provider of skilled labor solutions, specializing in connecting talented individuals with reputable employers across New Zealand. We are currently seeking experienced and reliable Heavy Machine Operators to join our team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment and contribute to a wide range of construction and infrastructure projects.

Job Details:

  • Employer Name: StaffCo Labour Hire
  • Job Location: New Zealand
  • Salary: $1800 – $3500
  • Job Position: Heavy Machine Operator
  • Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Part-Time, 40-60 hours per week
  • Education: High School or Diploma Degree
  • Experience: 1-2 Basic Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Machine Operation: Operate heavy machinery, including excavators, bulldozers, loaders, and graders, to perform various tasks such as excavation, earthmoving, grading, and material handling.
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and procedures while operating heavy equipment. Conduct pre-operation inspections, maintain equipment in good working condition, and report any safety hazards or equipment malfunctions.
  • Precision and Accuracy: Perform tasks with precision and accuracy, following project specifications and instructions from supervisors. Maintain proper grading and leveling to achieve desired results.
  • Efficiency: Work efficiently to complete tasks within deadlines and budget constraints. Optimize machine performance and minimize downtime by performing routine maintenance and troubleshooting minor issues.
  • Team Collaboration: Coordinate with site supervisors, project managers, and other team members to ensure smooth operation and timely completion of projects. Communicate effectively with colleagues to coordinate tasks and address any concerns.
  • Quality Control: Monitor work quality and ensure that finished products meet quality standards and specifications. Conduct inspections and make necessary adjustments to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of work performed, including daily logs, equipment maintenance records, and job site reports. Complete required paperwork and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Experience: Proven experience as a Heavy Machine Operator, with a minimum of 2 years of experience operating heavy machinery in construction or civil engineering projects.
  • Certification: Valid heavy machinery operator certification or license is required. Additional certifications for specific types of equipment (e.g., excavator, bulldozer) are preferred.
  • Skills: Proficiency in operating a variety of heavy equipment, including excavators, bulldozers, loaders, and graders. Strong understanding of equipment capabilities, controls, and safety protocols.
  • Safety Consciousness: Commitment to safety and adherence to all safety regulations and procedures. Knowledge of safe operating practices and procedures for heavy machinery.
  • Physical Fitness: Good physical condition with the ability to perform manual labor and operate heavy equipment for extended periods. Ability to lift heavy objects and work in various weather conditions and environments.
  • Attention to Detail: Excellent attention to detail and precision in performing tasks. Ability to follow instructions accurately and maintain proper grading and leveling.
  • Communication: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and project stakeholders.
Company Overview:

StaffCo Labour Hire is a trusted provider of labor solutions, dedicated to matching skilled individuals with reputable employers in New Zealand. With a focus on safety, reliability, and professionalism, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service and building long-term partnerships with both our clients and our employees.

At StaffCo Labour Hire, we understand the importance of skilled labor in driving the success of construction, infrastructure, and industrial projects. That’s why we are committed to providing our clients with access to top-tier talent and supporting our employees with rewarding career opportunities.

Join us at StaffCo Labour Hire and become part of a dynamic team that values professionalism, integrity, and excellence. With opportunities for career growth and development, we offer a supportive environment where you can thrive and succeed.

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