Multi-skilled Plant Operators

McMahon Services is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned construction, industrial and environmental services organisations.

As a national business, we operate from city centres through to remote locations and employ over 1,100 people across Australia and New Zealand.

We support our customers across their entire portfolio in delivering regional roadworks, metropolitan intersections, utilities, bridges, design and construction of major infrastructure and marine works. Our pipeline of work has never been stronger and we are actively targeting a range of projects to ensure the development of our people by ensuring they gain exposure on the most exciting projects we have to offer.

McMahon Services is committed to employing for the long term rather than just for projects. We have family business values, whilst integrating our reputation, integrity and relationships to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers.

Our people are central to what we do. Our work environment is positive, collaborative, and open, and we operate as a team. We are firmly committed to looking after our staff, from safety in the workplace through to professional development, ongoing training, and equal opportunities.

About the role:

We seek exceptional Multi Skilled Plant Operators with proven history of operating plant on civil construction sites to join our Civil & Infrastructure Customer stream.

Reporting to the QLD Operations Manager, your main responsibilities will be to operate a variety of plant on civil project sites as instructed, ensuring high quality project delivery whilst adhering to WHSEQ processes.

You will hold tickets and be proficient in operating either Excavators, Graders, Loaders, Haul Trucks and Rollers. Working away may be part of this role.

To be successful in this role you must possess;

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a ticketed Plant Operator
  • Willingness to work in a high performing team and complete labouring duties as required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow directions and problem solve
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Construction Industry White Card
  • Tickets such as Grader, Excavator, Loader, Bobcat, Haul Truck and Roller
  • Drivers Licence
  • Previous experience with GPS machine control advantageous but not essential
  • Proven experience and ability in construction of roads, bulk and detailed excavation works will be highly advantageous, and Senior First Aid training desirable.

In return, McMahon Services offers;

  • A great workplace where you are valued as part of the team
  • Late model and well-maintained fleet
  • Career development opportunities
  • Participation in iconic Queensland projects
  • A position in a highly-performing team with long-term career opportunities

How To Apply:

If you believe this opportunity matches your experience, skills and work approach, and are looking to join a progressive construction company that embraces diversity and fosters its employees for long-term career progression, then send your application to [email protected]


Must be able to comply with police check and drug testing/ medical requirements.

As an employer that embraces equal opportunity and diversity, we encourage female, Aboriginal, and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.