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Plant Operator

Plant Operator

Job Highlights

Immediate start

Monday-Friday (flexible start times)

Occasional weekend work

Casual ongoing (with potential extension for the right candidate)

$47 hourly rate

About the client

Our client is Australia's leading provider of waste management for industrial and environmental services. Supporting Australian businesses for over 50 years, delivering solutions that offer extraordinary benefits not only to their customers, but also to the community. Our client is based in Dandenong.

About the role

We are seeking plant operators to operate earth moving equipment.


Operating earthmoving equipment (ie. compactors, excavators, dump trucks, bulldozers).

Maintain a professional image and deliver high quality customer service at all times.

Inform and assist drivers and/or members of the public of proper placement for dumping loads to ensure most effective spreading or compacting of waste or other materials.

Excavate, load, transport soil, gravel and other materials to compact and/or cover waste in accordance with company/contractual requirements and applicable regulations.

Operate vehicles and equipment in accordance with training, instructions or operating procedures and company regulations.

Able to sort contamination from green waste in pre-sort cabin, some manual digging and shovelling of dirt under the conveyors if required.

Skills and Experience

Ideal candidate

Good work ethic, understand importance of turning up to work

Commitment to safety


Mechanical aptitude

Experience operating a side lift/left hand drive vehicle (desirable)

Experience in the waste industry (desirable)


Heavy Rigid (HR) (AUS) or Class 4 (NZ) Licence (as a minimum)

Apply now!

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Contact: Jen Castro Ph. 03 8789 1993

Job Reference no. 7094J202112816

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.

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.

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

Job title: Plant Operator
Contract type: Casual
Location: Melbourne - Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne
Industry: Demolition, Excavation Construction and Architecture
Job expiry: 2022-01-19
Reference: 7094J202112816


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