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Tarbotton Land & Civil

It all started back in 1990 with Stuart Tarbotton and one digger. In the years since, Tarbotton Land & Civil has grown to include the whole family, plus 40 or so dedicated staff. But one thing hasn’t changed - our commitment to putting in the hard yards for our clients, whatever the job may be. We'll never compromise on our high level of service, quality and accuracy, and we always deliver on our promises.

About the Job

Tarbotton Land & Civil are subcontracted to a major roading contractor for 7 years, maintenance grading half of the roading network for the Ashburton District Council.

Tarbotton Land & Civil are actively seeking an experienced grader operator to start immediately.

As an experienced grader operator, you will play a key role in our 'Done Right' approach to maintenance grading. You will be responsible for preparing and operating machinery to a high standard while completing the required maintenance on time. You will be fit, healthy and commit to being a punctual and honest team player who will help deliver the right outcome the first time round using modern fit for purpose machinery to get the grading Done Right.

Skills You Will Need

  • Preferably 5 or more years experience operating graders.
  • The necessary licences to operate machinery on the road
  • Self-Motivation, able to work unsupervised and willing to learn new skills
  • Be a team player and have good communication skills.
  • Ability to complete a job to a high standard
  • A good attitude towards Health and Safety
  • Ability to complete neat and tidy bookwork on time
  • Experience operating excavators, rollers, loaders, tip truck etc., may be advantageous in securing this position.

What's In It For You?

As a team player of Tarbotton Land & Civil, you can expect a competitive employment package, a positive and safe working environment, ongoing training and development, along with access to modern fleet and facilities. A company vehicle and phone will be provided for work purposes. Above all else, you will experience firsthand working with a team of 40+ people who love what they do and come together to deliver successful outcomes.

Applicants for this position should have a New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.

Tarbotton Land & Civil is committed to a drug-free workplace. A negative drug test result will be a condition of any offer of employment.

Are you interested in working for Tarbotton Land & Civil? Please apply online by completing the form below and uploading your CV.

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