Back to all jobs
Jan 18, 2024

Excavator Operator

$31.00 - $32.00
Apply for Job

Having trouble finding your ideal job on our website?

Head over to our contact page, provide your details, and we'll get in touch to assist you!

Contact us

About The Role:

Max People is seeking an experienced Excavator Operator to join our team for residential development and subdivision projects in and around Christchurch. If you're skilled in operating heavy machinery, have a reliable work ethic, and seek variety in your work, this position is for you!

What’s In It For You:

  • Long-term, ongoing opportunity!
  • Variety of work and projects!
  • Supportive and friendly team environment!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Operating a range of machinery such as excavators, rollers, graders and class 2 – 4 trucks
  • Assisting with the new stage development of both residential and commercial projects
  • Bulk earthmoving, ground and road improvements, infrastructure maintenance
  • Loading and unloading building and construction materials, tools, and equipment
  • Trenching
  • Boxing footpaths
  • Utilizing compactors
  • Transporting materials within building sites
  • Shoveling dirt and using wheelbarrows
  • Digging holes and shoveling excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows, and trucks for removal
  • Spreading and leveling soil, gravel, and sand on roads, driveways, and house foundations
  • Assisting trades staff on site
  • Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of the job site and equipment

What We Need from You:

  • 5 years or more of experience in operating heavy machinery.
  • Ability to work on multiple sites and adapt to different project requirements.
  • WTR endorsement
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality workmanship.
  • Valid Site Safe or Construct Safe - we can assist with this
  • A Minimum of Class 1 driver's license
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test


Apply Online TODAY With The Max Team And Join The Crew!

Why Choose Max People?
Max People, started out as a specialised construction recruitment agency and has been a trailblazer in providing customised labour-hire solutions to leading construction firms throughout New Zealand. We've since expanded our reach into the agriculture, manufacturing, and logistics sectors. Begin your career journey with Max People today!

Apply for this Role

Fill out your details below

Having an issue with applying? Email us at and we will be happy to help you out.