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


  • 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).


  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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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