Wheel Loader Operator

Job No: 110801
Location: Archerfield

  • Fantastic opportunity for a Sales/Face Loader Operator with Australia’s largest manufacturer of recycled construction materials!
  • Attractive hourly rates circa $28.62 + great overtime rates
  • Excellent company culture built on respect, safety and continuous improvement

About the Organisation

Alex Fraser is Australia’s largest manufacturer of recycled construction materials and an innovative asphalt production and paving company. We operate five facilities in Melbourne, two in Brisbane and employ over 300 people. This role is based in Archerfield.

The Culture

The work you will do with us matters. Every day you will play an important part in sustaining our environment. At Alex Fraser we transform mountains of rubble into high-grade civil construction materials, recovering these precious resources and dramatically reducing the carbon footprint of major projects. Join us and do good work.

About the Opportunity

Alex Fraser now has a fantastic opportunity for a Wheel Loader Operator to join our team in Archerfield, on a full-time basis. Typical hours are Monday to Friday 6:30am - 4:30pm, with optional weekend shifts available on a rotating roster.

As a Wheel Loader Operator, you will be primarily responsible for loading road material onto customer trucks in an efficient manner, cutting floors and performing general labouring work.

Wheel loaders operate in two different parts of our business:

  • As the Sales Loader Operator you will operate a modern Komatsu WA480 loading roadbase onto customer trucks using Loadrite scales. Experience on wheel loaders in a busy sales environment essential. You must have an LL ticket.
  • As the Face Loader Operator you will operate a Komatsu WA500 loading concrete, brick and rock into the quarry crusher for processing into roadbase products. You must have experience on large loaders in a fast paced environment – typically 40 cycles per hour.

About You

This is a fast-paced and high-volume environment. As such, it's critical you possess a minimum of 1-2 years experience as a Wheel and/or Sales Loader Operator, and be ready to hit the ground running.

You'll understand how to balance the expectations of the role, maintaining a safety-focus while operating with speed and a sense of urgency - quick and controlled is your aim!

You'll also bring with you a detailed understanding of the anatomy of machinery you'll be operating, in order to execute your work in the most efficient manner. This will ensure your ability to coordinate your own movements with that of the wheel loader and trucks.

Additionally, it's important you be able to remain calm under pressure and stay conscious of the customer-focused environment you'll be operating in day-to-day. 

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading employer of machine operators in Australia, becoming an integral member of their high performing team. At Alex Fraser, you're not just another number - you'll be appreciated and rewarded for your hard work. The organisational culture is built on safety, respect and continuous improvement. You'll be encouraged to give your input and contribute to the conversation across the business - the door is open to senior leadership and your engagement matters.

The organisation offers modern wheel loaders fitted out with the newest technology to help improve communication and assist you in your role as much as possible. You'll also enjoy predictable hours, a great work/life balance and a positive, safety-orientated team environment

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly rate circa $28.62, based on your skills and experience, plus increased rates for overtime.

Furthermore, you will receive the job security and stability that is only available with an industry leader that experiences constant incoming work.

No Agencies please.

Please contact John Wanneck on 0419 387 024 if you have any questions.

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