Earthmoving Labourer

Earthmoving Labourers perform routine tasks in excavating earth, clearing and levelling sites, and digging irrigation channels.

Overview

Earthmoving Labourers perform routine tasks in excavating earth, clearing and levelling sites, and digging irrigation channels.

Day-to-day

  • digging holes and shovelling excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal
  • spreading and levelling soil, gravel and sand on roads and driveways, trench bottoms and similar locations. may utilise earthmoving machinery (e.g. trenching and digging machines).

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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To become an Earthmoving Labourer

  • You can work as an Earthmoving Labourer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate I or II in construction might be helpful.

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