Digger operator

Location: Invercargill, Southland
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200179539_1599261854

About the role;

Our client is a nationwide civil construction company and they're seeking someone with a great attitude to join their small maintenance team servicing the local council. They require an experienced and skilled digger operator to assist their busy operation and to provide them support with a large variety of tasks they undertake. This role requires someone experienced in K&C repairs, digouts, footpaths and rip and remakes.

We're seeking someone who gets along well with others and who's able to work as part of a small team, this will mean you'll be doing more than just digger operating to ensure the job gets done and you'll need to be willing to get stuck into a variety of different operating tasks.

The diggers you'll be operating vary in size depending on the job, so a variety of operating experience would be advantageous.

About the client;

Our client is one of the largest construction companies in New Zealand and have operations throughout Australasia. Their Invercargill team is high performing and filled with great people.

They believe in investing in their people to ensure they have the skills to be successful and this is what helps them deliver success.

Our client is dedicated to the health and safety of their people and the public, they look for like minded individuals who take safety seriously so that everyone goes home well after a long days work.

What's in it for you;

This role offers a competitive pay rate based on your skills and experience. Working through AWF you'll receive all your normal entitlements like annual leave, kiwisaver etc.

You'll be paid weekly and also be provided with all the PPE you need to go to work and return safely at the end of a hard day.

In addition to this you'll get to work within a great team that care about each other and undertake work that you can look back on and be proud of helping to happen.

What you need to be success in your application;

This role requires a digger operator with at least 5 years of operating experience and proven skills in working in the maintenance sector. You will need to be able to undertake manual tasks from time to time and able to get along with a small group of people.

You will have prior experience working with concrete and completing kerb and channel repairs, digouts and rip and remakes. Experience working around underground services would be an advantage.

In addition to the above you'll need the following;

- Minimum full class 2 New Zealand Licence with WTR endorsements (class 4 preferred)

- The ability to pass re-employment checks including; operating assessments, drug and alcohol screening, criminal history checks and ACC history checks

- The right to work in New Zealand, and relevant documentation to prove it

- A current CV with contactable references

If this is you then get in touch with AWF Invercargill today by clicking apply below. Alternatively you can give us a call on 03 214 0388 (free phone 0800 88 88 60), send your CV to invercargill@awf.co.nz or come into our AWF Invercargill office at 19 Yarrow Street.

We don't mind how you do it but apply today so we can keep New Zealand Working!