Best Search Recruitment – Our client, a multinational Engineering firm that provides operations and maintenance services to firms within the global cement industry, is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Mobile Plant Operator
Locations: Ibese (Ogun State) and Obajana (Kogi State)
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 360degree 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.
Operator’s also use forklifts to move or load building materials.
Prepare machines for operation
Load and unload equipment from low loaders and move it around work site
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
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 work sites
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 earth-moving machines have soundproofed and air conditioned cabs for the operator.
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.
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.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to: email@example.com