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Our client is a multinational engineering firm that provides operations and maintenance services to firms within the global cement industry
Mobile Plant Operator

Experience: 2 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:
Job Summary
Mobile plant operators drive backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, front-end loaders, graders, scrapers, skid-steer loaders, rollers and forklift trucks to level, excavate, move and load earth, rock and other material.
Mobile plant operators work with heavy machinery used on construction sites and road works. The machinery includes 360 degree excavators, bulldozers and front-end loaders for moving earth; static tower cranes, mobile and rough terrain cranes for lifting and moving materials; and compactors such as rollers used for flattening out work areas. Operators also use forklifts to move or load building materials
Job Responsibilities:
        Prepare machines for operation
        Load and unload equipment from low loaders and move it around worksite
        Select, change and operate special attachments such as winches, scrub clearers, rippers, pile drivers and rock-breaking hammers
        Work from drawings and markers under the direction of supervisors and engineers
        Back-fill trenches
        Break up paving, rock and similar material by operating hydraulic or pneumatic breakers
        Excavate or scrape earth, rock or rubble to the correct level and alignment
        Load trucks with excavated fill
        Drive machines to and from worksites
        Service equipment by cleaning, lubricating and refueling it and make minor adjustments and repairs when necessary
        Maintain duty of care for other users and work to occupational health and safety requirements.
        The work conditions for mobile plant operators can be hot, muddy, dusty and noisy, but most earthmoving machines have soundproofed and air conditioned cabs for the operator.
Personal Requirements:
        Enjoy practical and manual work
        Able to follow precise instructions
        Able to work as part of a team
        Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
        Good eyesight (may be corrected)
        Good hand-eye coordination
        Able to work without supervision.
Educational Requirements:
        Apprenticeship/Trade Certificate, Diploma/Advanced Diploma or a relevant Tertiary Degree.
        2-3 years of relevant experience
        Knowledge  in Surface Extraction Operations or Mobile Crane Operations
        Knowledge of Civil Construction Plant Operations
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates for this role should kindly an updated copy of their CV to