Experienced Earthmoving Plant Operator

Location: Queenstown-Lakes, Otago
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Wilson Contractors are a well-established locally owned and operated company and specialise in civil contracting – we deliver a range of services including bulk earthworks, roading, drainage, infrastructure and site works to clients throughout Central Otago Southern Lakes and Southland since 2003.

We are currently looking to expand our experienced machine operator crew due to an increase in forward workload for the Central Otago and Southern Lakes area. We are looking for experienced machine operators to fill positions in our Central Otago branch.

We are looking for 5-10 Permanent fulltime roles, working Monday-Friday with some Saturdays if required, 80 hours of work fortnightly.

Machine Operator – Earthmoving Plant Operator

The ideal candidate with be able to demonstrate the following:

• Hold a current NZ drivers’ licence, Class 2 with WTR endorsements (ideally Class 4, training can be provided to the right candidate)
• 2+ years’ experience operating a range of machines in civil construction from excavators, rollers, grader and small to medium trucks
• Good attitude to the care and maintenance of machinery
• Physically fit
• Able to work unsupervised but also be a proactive team member
• Demonstrate a commitment to health and safety
• Good communication skills
• Positive can-do attitude

We offer the following benefits:

• Good rates of and training opportunities.
• The chance to live in Central Otago / Queenstown Lakes region.
• Healthcare benefits.
• Family atmosphere, good support, good people.

All applicants must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please apply now and send your CV + cover letter through.

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