Best Search latest Jobs in Nigeria for Mobile Plant Operators 2015

Job Description

Best Search Recruitment Limited – Our client, a multinational engineering firm that provides operations and maintenance services to firms within the global cement industry, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Mobile Plant Operator

Locations: Ibese (Ogun State) and Obajana (Kogi State)

Job Summary

  • Mobile plant operators drive backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, front-end loaders, graders, scrapers, skid-steer loaders, rollers and forklift trucks to level, excavate, move and load earth,rock and other material.
  • Mobile plant operators work with heavy machinery used on construction sites and road works.
  • The machinery includes 360degree excavators, bulldozers and front-end loaders for moving earth; static tower cranes, mobile and rough terrain cranes for lifting and moving materials;and compactors such as rollers used for flattening out work areas.
  • Operator’s also use forklifts to move or load building materials.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare machines for operation
  • Load and unload equipment from low loaders and move it around work site
  • Select, change and operate special attachments such as winches, scrub clearers, rippers, pile drivers and rock-breaking hammers.
  • Work from drawings and markers under the direction of supervisors and engineers
  • Back-fill trenches.
  • Break up paving, rock and similar material by operating hydraulic or pneumatic breakers
  • Excavate or scrape earth, rock or rubble to the correct level and alignment
  • Load trucks with excavated fill
  • Drive machines to and from work sites
  • Service equipment by cleaning, lubricating and refueling it and make minor adjustments and repairs when necessary
  • Maintain duty of care for other users and work to occupational health and safety requirements.
  • The work conditions for mobile plant operators can be hot, muddy, dusty and noisy, but most earth-moving machines have soundproofed and air conditioned cabs for the operator.

Personal Requirements

  • Enjoy practical and manual work
  • Able to follow precise instructions
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Good eyesight (may be corrected)
  • Good hand – eye coordination
  • Able to work without supervision.

Educational Requirements

  • Apprenticeship/Trade Certificate, Diploma/Advanced Diploma or a relevant Tertiary Degree.
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge in Surface Extraction Operations or Mobile Crane Operations.
  • Knowledge of Civil Construction Plant Operations.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s