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Excavator Operator

Excavator Operator

  • Ongoing project - till June 2023

  • South Yarra location - skip peak hour traffic

  • Overtime penalty rates = more $$$ for xmas

About the Client:

Our client is an expert with complex pipe jacking and microtunneling projects covering a range of tunnel diameters, lengths and ground conditions.

They also have extensive experience in detailed excavation for deep shafts, including caisson construction also experts in deep shaft construction.

About the Role:

WorkPac are seeking an experienced excavator operator to assist our client on their current civil construction project out in South Yarra.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: approx. June 2023

Day shift: 7am to 5pm (Mon to Fri)

Pay rate: $42.00 per hour plus overtime penalties and super

Daily travel: $25

This role would be suitable for an experienced operator looking to jump on to their next civil project.

There is potential for this to be an on-going role depending on your performance. Our client has picked up another project out on Elizabeth St, Melbourne CBD which they can look at moving you over if you are an outstanding performer.


  • Operating our clients excavator to carry out deep excavations (shafts up to 13 m deep)

  • Will also be doing microtunnelling

  • MH and connections

  • General bulk earthworks as directed by the client

  • Any other reasonable general labourer duties as instructed by our client

  • Operating in a fast-paced environment safely

  • Adhering to all safety protocols and COVID regulations on site


  • Excavator Operator experienced (MANDATORY) - ideally on a civil road/building/subdivision project. Min. 2T

  • White Card

  • Excavator Ticket (needs to be current - No VOC's)

  • Physically fit to carry out the duties listed

  • Can pass a Pre-Employment Medical and Drug & Alcohol Test

  • Double vaccinated against COVID-19/Valid Medical Exemption Letter

  • Be reliable

  • Have your own car to get to work

  • Have full working rights in Australia - this position has full time work hours

About WorkPac:

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply Now:

Click on the apply button or for more information contact

Name - Linda Le


Job reference Number: 7094J202213992

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Excavator Operator
Contract type: Contract
Location: Australia, Melbourne, Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Industry: Demolition, Excavation Trades and Services
Job expiry: 2022-12-24
Reference: 7094J202213992