Loader Operator - 24 ton, articulated - Nights
This is an exciting opportunity for you to demonstrate your skills on a wheeled loader and getting involved with a new phase of Wellington's roading infrastructure.
The successful candidate will learn to operate large 24t loaders and handle aggregates, intended for use on a major roading project.
Flexibility is a must, as the successful candidate will be required to work night shifts for a few months, and if there's no night shift for a period be willing to assist plant operators during the day, or work in another crew untill night shift resumes. Night shift hours are typically between 8:00pm - 4:00AM, whilst day shift hours are typically 7:00am - 4:00pm.
You will use your good people skills to build genuine and lasting relationships with our customers, and their people.
Experience and attributes;
. Minimum Class 2 license with W endorsement.
. The ideal candidate has prior experience operating articulated heavy machinery
. Strong mechanical or technical aptitude.
. Good attitude toward the maintenance and care of machinery.
. An unwavering commitment towards living safely with a safety record to match.
. Be a team player with an excellent work ethic.
. Strong desire to advance existing skillset.
. Flexible and willing to work night shifts.
. Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
. Be self-motivated & driven to succeed.
. Understand and embrace our clients' zero harm approach.
. Carry out general maintenance and look after your machine.
. Take personal responsibility for the safety of your workmates, the environment, public and yourself.
. Ensuring all work is carried out in compliance with the relevant work instructions.
. Ensure the plant is ready for daily operation at the designated time.
. Meet and exceed customer expectations.
. Help your team-mates do their job.
What's in it for you?
You will be joining a team dedicated to and passionate about success and driven towards Zero Harm in the workplace. Our client is professional and organised, and their equipment either brand new, or exceptionally well maintained. The pay rate is market standard, but depends on the experience you bring. Our client can offer 40 hours of work each week. So, if you are looking for stability and a way to develop your operating skills with a leading contractor, this could be the opportunity that you've been waiting for.
If you feel you are the right person for the job, or would like further information, please apply directly or call Daan Heeneman straight away on 04 473 99 15.
Please note that applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a current, valid NZ work permit, and need to be available for an immediate start here in Wellington.
A pre-employment drug screen is part of our recruitment process. We will also need to be able to contact two relevant -workplace- referees.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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