44d ago

Machine Operator | Newcastle | ASAP Start | $58 per hr

Backam Group

Base pay $50 - $58/hr
Full time Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description


Backam Group is a specialist in labour hire services across all sectors for major Australian companies. Far from playing the numbers game that has become all too common in Australian recruitment, we specialize in finding and developing quality candidates and providing them with work opportunities that meet with their desired goals. Thats why our Company mantra is Numbers count, but people matter.


We are seeking candidates who are keen to learn, be a part of a team and most of all be reliable, driven and hardworking. Our projects are long term and we require people who are seeking consistent work and are invested in their own development.

This position is within our Building and Construction Division. We work with major Australian Companies within the Civil and Building and Constructions Industries. We offer industry leading pay rates, ongoing roles, project-based work with a strong focus on your safety.


The ideal candidates will have extensive experience in a similar role, your previous work history will show several years experience working within the Building and Construction industry. You will be available Monday Friday with some OT work on a Saturday required, you will be reliable, hardworking and have a strong understanding of your safety responsibilities onsite. You will also possess the following skills and licences:

The site machinery will include;

  • Excavators (1tonne to 50tonne)
  • Bulldozer
  • Dump truck
  • Grader

Current Tickets and/or VOCs are required for these roles.

  • Must have Silica and asbestos awareness tickets OR willing to obtain

Other tickets which are desirable:

  • OHS Construction card
  • Current drivers licence with own reliable transport
  • Dogman, EWP, Telehandler tickets are preferable
  • Must have a good work ethic and be a team player
  • Must be able to pass a random drug and Alcohol test


We welcome and encourage women, ex defence and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Send your application alternatively send your application directly through SEEK. Please call us on 02 9168 8007 for a confidential discussion

Pay comparison
Market average based on all Machine Operator jobs in Hunter Valley NSW
Above avg. range
$50 - $58/hr
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Job details
Date posted
17 May 2022
Demo, Excavation & Heavy Equipment
Above avg.
$50 - $58/hr
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Work Authorisation
Work visa

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