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Job title: MOBILE PLANT OPERATOR: Earn NZ $2.9K p/w Abroad
Contract type: Contract
Industry: Construction/Building
Salary: Paid in NZ Dollars
Job start date: 2020/07/30
Job expiry: 2020-08-15
Reference: 235294
Contact name: Andree Jeffares
Contact email:

Job description

Tradestaff Global is looking for a qualified & experienced MOBILE PLANT OPERATOR for essential work on a remote project in the Pacific.

You’ll need to have at least 3 years proven experience working on large commercial, civil, new build construction projects.  You’ll hold a current WTR & a full Class 4 driving licence.  Please ensure you discuss the types of plant machinery and trucks you have operated in your CV.

The Role:
Operating a variety of mobile plant machinery for facilities maintenance in a commercial environment.  There may be occasions when you’re also working on new build/install works.  It will be a varied role, part of the time you’ll be operating various plant machinery & other times assisting the other trades on site which will include labouring work.
Can you confidently operate: Excavators, Diggers, Bobcats, Front End Loaders, Graders, Tippers, Bulldozers, Moxies & Rollers, Tipper Trucks, Water Carts? Don’t delay, APPLY NOW!!!

You Get:

Earn $2.9k per week after taxes - Contractor basis paid fortnightly in NZ$
* Flights provided from AKL, WLG OR CHC
Visas & Travel Insurance paid
Food & Accommodation provided. Save $ while on site, you’ll have minimum expenses while working
* Gain overseas experience, take your career to the next level with Fly in Fly Out (FIFO) work


10 weeks away, 2 weeks at home in NZ
* The time away includes time spent in quarantine which is paid.

Hours of work are 6 x 10 hour days per week. (60 hours total)

What We’re Looking For:
WTR endorsements & Full Class 4 Driving Licence
* At least 3 years experience in a similar role
* Experience on a variety plant machinery as per above
A great work ethic, flexible approach, awesome attitude & good common sense 
* Exceptional fitness due to long hours & extreme conditions.  Temperatures regularly reach 40 degrees with 85% humidity
* Happy to help where needed, it’s a team effort on site.  Work’s fast paced & everyone’s expected to pitch in & help out other trades (including labouring work)
* You'll need to be happy roughing it & sharing accommodation.  You’ll be working with a great bunch of people which will make time fly by, earn great money & get the experience of a lifetime

You’ll need to meet the criteria below:
  • 1st interview via Video. You’ll need to travel to Tauranga at least once for medicals/induction at your own expense (med testing costs covered by us).  Social distancing rules apply.
  • Have a NZ or AUS passport for visa purposes due to the countries we work in. We can accept applicants with NZ permanent residence (with no travel restrictions) under certain circumstances.
  • Currently permanently based in NZ due to compliance/insurance purposes & logistics involved with medicals/drug testing etc.
  • Clean criminal record (Police checks will be completed at interview).
  • Can pass drug/alcohol & medical testing as well as random testing on site.
  • Able to follow instructions & good attention to detail.
  • Client confidentiality agreements restrict the ability to give out further info about the role (e.g. location) apart from what’s noted above.  More info would be discussed at interview.
  • Due to the high volume of applications, we only accept applications via our online system.  Please don’t call/email to apply.
  • A current up to date CV must be supplied, failure to do this will result in your application being rejected.
  • There’s a lot of interest in these overseas roles, it may take a while to respond to applications. Please be patient, you’ll get an answer from us about your application either via phone or email (check your SPAM folder).
  • An automatic email will be immediately sent to you if your application was submitted successfully. If you don’t receive this email (check your JUNK folder) we didn’t receive your application.
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