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GPS Excavator Operator

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GPS Excavator Operator

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced GPS Excavator Operator to come and operate our modern caterpillar and komatsu 14-20 tonne excavators which are fitted out with leica GPS machine control. This role will play an important part in our large-scale earthwork projects such as waterway constructions and wetlands, so we are looking for someone who is passionate about their work and positively impacting the environment and the city they live in.

What you’ll bring:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role, operating excavators with GPS equipment.

  • A Class 2 licence with W T R endorsements.

  • Experience using a variety of machinery such as skid-steer loaders, dozers and loaders is advantageous.

  • Proven leadership experience in a civil construction environment, with the ability to manage resources on site.

  • Respect for people, differing views and opinions, property, company plant and equipment.

  • A passion for working in an environmentally sustainable workplace.

  • Pride in ensuring all work undertaken is to the highest standard.


In return, we will provide a safe working environment, full uniform including PPE and a culture that encourages development through training and teamwork. As a family-owned business we truly care about our staff and are passionate about providing a healthy work / life balance for all employees. For the right candidate, a vehicle (work purposes), phone and relocation assistance will also be offered.


If you want to be part of our growing GSL family, approach challenges with enthusiasm and feel this role fits your experience, then please apply today! 


Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.  You will also be required to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and a background check.


Applications close 5 December 2021