Heavy Machinery Operator

Location: Wellington
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200245454_1707252854

Wellington's landscape is changing. Join the team building a new future for Wellington.



You can watch it happen or come and be a part of the team creating Wellington's new look.



The Work

This is one of the largest long-term national projects happening right here in Wellington. Based in Petone we are seeking WTR Machine Operators to work in the civil construction sector.

If you think you can give the winner of the national excavator competition a run for their money or you're a gun on other types of heavy machinery, then you are the right person for this project.



These roles are for full-time positions and offer both short-term and long-term opportunities for the right candidate.



We are looking for operators new and skilled with a variety of equipment. Apply you have operated any of these:







  • Loader operators (W)
  • Roller operators (R)
  • Excavator operators (T)
  • Grader operators (W)
  • CL2 Truck Drivers (advantage but not essential)
  • CL4 Truck Drivers (advantage but not essential)
  • Moxy operators



About you

Do you have experience with either of the above machines? Have you worked in civil construction before or earth works? Consider yourself a good safe operator. Are you wanting to take your career forward.







  • Be physically fit and injury free.
  • Transport to get to work.
  • Looking for fulltime ongoing work.
  • Enjoy working outdoors.



*Please note that our commitment to our team's safety on the job means that everyone undergoes a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen.



Best part of working with AWF







  • On-going fulltime work (40 - 50+ hours)
  • We are on all the big projects around Wellington.
  • Competitive pay rates.
  • You will get holiday pay, ACC cover, Kiwi saver.
  • Reliable wages paid weekly and on time.
  • Full personal protective equipment (PPE) gear provided by us.



About AWF

As the local staffing agency here in Wellington, employers call in jobs to AWF every day. Their needs range from civil crew to semi-skilled work and skilled trades. We work with New Zealand's leading companies and have a huge range of new job opportunities daily.



Find your new career pathway with us, be a part of something BIG and let's go on the journey together. Come work on a civil project that you can be proud of and then you can always say "I was a part of Wellington's new look".