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Civil Plant Operator

Last update 2024-03-04
Expires 2024-03-04
ID #2028794507
38 NZ$
Civil Plant Operator
New Zealand, Hawke's Bay, Hastings,
Modified February 13, 2024


Who are we: Lattey has been providing Infrastructure, Civil Engineering and Precast Concrete Solutions throughout the Hawkes Bay and Lower North Island for over 70 years.

We have precast manufacturing facilities in Hastings and Levin.

We are currently building a new indoor precast facility in Irongate, Hastings.

Our Civil teams work across the lower North Island, from East Cape to Wellington.

Lattey is proud to partner with the leading construction companies and have earned a reputation for delivering exceptional products and services to our clients.

The company is built on strong foundations, we act with integrity, and we are smart about safety.

Being on time, keeping things tidy and supporting our community are key values reflected throughout the company.

The Role: This role is primarily responsible for the operation of plant equipment used in civil projects.

As a civil plant operator, you are responsible for the safety and efficiently of the plant equipment and ensure that is it properly maintained.

The role includes working in a team environment, either supervised or supervising, or working independently, dependent on the scope of the project you are assigned to.

Your Responsibilities: • Operating Cranes, Excavators, trucks or specialized piling equipment and other mobile machines or vehicles according to level of experience and license's held • Comply with safe operating procedures and best practices for the machinery.

• Assist with or complete site set out duties as instructed by the Site Supervisor or Project Manager • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.

• Collaborate with team members to ensure efficient workflow and timely completion of projects.

The Requirements: The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, ideally within the construction industry and will also have the following skills: • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks in all weather conditions.

• Strong work ethic and a positive attitude towards teamwork.

• Reasonable knowledge and understanding of plant and machinery used in civil construction.

• Valid driver's license.

• Ideally you would have WTR, Rigging and Dogging certificate, Forklift licence.

• Travel will be required.

• Applicants for the position will need to be legally allowed to work in NZ.

What can we do for you? • Pay rate will be $32 - $38 based on your skill level and experience, with a minimum of 47.5 hours.

• Travel and meal allowance, if working outside of Hawkes Bay.

• Subsided Health insurance • Opportunity for growth and career advancement within the company.

• Ongoing training and development opportunities.

• A supportive and inclusive work environment.

• Access to Boost benefits that have a range of discounts available.

How do I apply?: If you are ready to embark on a challenging yet fulfilling career in civil construction, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV and cover letter to highlighting your relevant skills and experience.

Join our team and contribute to building a better future! To see more about us and what we do, please visit If you would like to have a confidential discussion or obtain a position description, please phone Scott Dobson (Civil Manager) on

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Civil plant operator

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