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Earthmoving Plant Operator | Jobs in New Zealand

Earthmoving Plant Operator

Earthmoving Plant Operator is on the Green List of New Zealand.


Earthmoving Plant Operators (General) operate a range of earthmoving plants to assist with building roads, rail, water supplies, dams, treatment plants and agricultural earthworks.




  • Selects, fits and removes attachments such as buckets, winches, loading scoops, shovel blades and rock breaking hammers
  • Operates controls to excavate, break, drill, level, compact, gouge out, move, load and spread earth, rock, rubble, soil and other materials
  • Monitors operation of plant and adjusts controls to regulate pressure, speed and flow of operation, and ensure safety of other workers
  • Raise, lower and manipulate attachments using manual and hydraulic controls
  • Service, lubricate, clean and refuel plant and perform minor adjustments and repairs.



  • Requires driving
  • Working outdoors.


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