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Machine Operator - Northern Suburbs

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Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Northern Suburbs
Categories: Chipper, EWP Operator

Active is Australia’s largest provider of arboriculture, ecological and green asset management services. We service and advise major cities, governments, and utility companies across Australia, to help keep our communities safe and green.

Our people and the teams they work in are the most important and valued part of Active. From tree climbers to software developers, fleet managers to heavy machinery operators, we are diverse in our skill sets, backgrounds, and locations.

Active is looking to appoint a Machine Operator to join our Victorian Powerlines business, covering the Northern Suburbs including Craigieburn, Romsey, Whittlesea and further North to Wallan, Seymour, Euroa, Alexandra, and the surrounding areas.  This role requires significant Living Away From Home and typically involves a 10 day on 4 day off work routine.

The role

Reporting into the Supervisor you will need to be able to operate an Elevated Work Platform (EWP), a Jarraff and Hedgers to cut, trim and remove trees around powerlines.

What we are looking for

  • A current and unrestricted drivers’ licence
  • A MR/HR class driver’s licence is highly desirable
  • Elevated Work Platform licence/ticket is advantageous
  • Chainsaw operation qualification (Certificate Level 1 & 2) preferred
  • Industry experience and/or qualifications (Cert II ESI Powerline Vegetation Control or Cert III Horticulture/Arboriculture are highly advantageous)
  • The ability to work as part of a team with a mature outlook and good communication skills

 What can we offer you

  • Full time permanent role with job security
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Excellent rate plus daily allowances and opportunity to earn overtime
  • Living Away from Home Allowance
  • All PPE, uniform and tools provided
  • The opportunity to work with an industry leader that genuinely cares about people the environment and communities in which we work.
  • Opportunities for further study and professional development.

About Active

We are an Australian family owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of 800 committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and green asset consultancy services. Comprising of Active Tree Services, Active Green Services and Aerial Access, we have been around for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our teams safety comes first.

Visit our website to learn more about our people, customers and communities in which we work. Learn about the practical support we provide to many Australia run charities.

http://www.activetreeservices.com.au/employee-stories/

 

Please note applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be considered at this time.

 

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