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$28.00 – $32.00 per hour

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Job description

Excavator Operator/Digger

We Kinari Construction mainly from residential construction development. Now, we are urgently looking for Full Time experienced Digger/Excavator Operator to join us. At least 2 years of related work experience,

On a day-to-day basis, you will find yourself operating excavators – up to 8 tones, working around live services, and will be expected to work hands-on to perform manual labouring duties.

Tasks Include:

  • Preparing and positioning the plant for operation
  • selecting, fitting and removing attachments such as buckets, winches, loading scoops, shovel blades and rock-breaking hammers
  • operating controls to excavate, break, drill, level, compact, gouge out, move, load and spread the earth, rock, rubble, soil and other materials
  • monitoring the operation of the plant and adjusting controls to regulate pressure, speed and flow of operation, and ensuring the safety of other workers
  • raising, lowering and manipulating attachments using manual and hydraulic controls
  • working from drawings, markers and verbal instructions
  • servicing, lubricating, cleaning and refuelling the plant and performing minor adjustments and repairs
  • Proven ability and competence in the proper care, maintenance, and operation of the digger
  • A Skilled Operator with Proven Experience Operating Excavators
  • Minimum Class 2 Licence And W, T, R (optional)
  • Experience and Good Track Record of Working Around Services
  • Understanding and Practical Application of Grades and Levels
  • Physically Fit and Capable and Motivated Hard Working
  • Keen and Capable of Learning New Methodologies
  • Read and Understand Project (Driveway, Retaining Wall, Pile, Foundation Excavation Etc) Plans,


  • Relocation assistance
  • Travel reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

COVID-19 considerations:

All staff and customers are required to wear a mask, the collection is available, common surfaces are sanitized regularly, vaccination requirements, etc.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Auckland Central, Auckland: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Digger Operator: 2 years (Preferred)

Application Closing Date: Ongoing

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: AuckLand

Job Category: Digger
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Auckland

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