Machinery Operator



Labour Solutions Australia (LSA) is a national labour hire and sourcing specialist company. As an ISO accredited organisation and with Labour Hire Licences in South Australia & Queensland; LSA provides compliant labour hire, staffing and other quality workforce solutions to a wide variety of organisations and industries across Australia. Overview: As a Machinery Operator, your overall responsibility will be to operate machinery and undertake general farm duties in accordance with farm activities across both broadacre and horticultural operations.

Key Responsibilities: Driving and operating of farm machines including tractors, trucks and harvesters which may beover the course of the week including weekends and public holidays, in accordance with business requirements. Operating designated towed machines, such as self-propelled seed drilling equipment or manure spreaders, to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops across all seasons. Prepare harvesting machines by adjusting speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height Cleaning and storing all machinery Mix specified chemical materials and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery in accordance with safety operating procedures.

Undertake ground preparation, planting, harvesting of potatoes, broadacre cropping operations and livestock handling to ensure all farm operations have appropriate back-up and coverage across the team. Undertake livestock handling including feeding, watering and movement of stock on farm. As required conduct fencing operations.

Any other duties as reasonably requested by management from time to time. Skills and Experience: • Previous experience using harvesting equipment and large machinery • Can conduct general maintenance using problem-solving skills • Strong communication skills with a team-oriented approach • Previous exposure to machinery systems including GPS Software • HC/MC license, Forklift license, Telehandler license and First Aid certificate is an advantage but not essential. Essential Attributes: • Mechanical aptitude and practically minded • A diligent approach to work which includes a can-do attitude • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, in particular during harvest which can involve work through the night • Strong hygiene standards • Flexibility and adaptability to remain positive if given changing priorities • Natural technology and systems aptitude To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted; we are unable to provide individual feedback. You must have valid working rights within Australia to be considered for this role. Labour Solutions Australia is proud to be granted our Labour Hire License in Queensland & South Australia.

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15 Nov 2019


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