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Grader Operator | Jobs in New Zealand

Grader Operator

Grader Operator is on the Green List of New Zealand


Duties include:

  • Operating graders with final trim operations and other heavy plant machinery in a safe and effective manner.
  • Preparation, positioning and general care & maintenance of plant for operation.
  • Complying with all WHS safety practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrating commitment to environmental policies and procedures


Your Qualifications & Experience: 


  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience operating graders with final trim experience. Other heavy machinery experience is favourable.
  • You hold a current RII ticket or equivalent or willingness to obtain.
  • You hold a valid, open Australian Driver’s Licence and General Construction Induction Card.
  • Experience in civil construction, infrastructure, drainage, bulk earthworks, cut to fill and agriculture would be favourable.
  • Hold or willingness to obtain Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations (or equivalent) is highly regarded, but not essential.
  • You have demonstrated experience and general knowledge of the construction industry, civil engineering and environmental principles and relevant legislation/standards.
  • Experience with DIDO/FIFO rosters.


Working In New Zealand are international recruitment and immigration specialists.
We are partnered with a large number of employers throughout New Zealand.
As the preferred agency for overseas applicants, we will consider all applications.
Once we have reviewed your application, we will advise you of next steps.
Please note, that as immigration specialists, the initial contact will be with our immigration team as it’s important that we know your immigration eligibility before you apply for actual roles.
We look forward to receiving your application.