Yardman/Plant Administrator


  • Full Time Position
  • Flexible Working Arrangement 
  • Competitive hourly rate 

Carey Civil Contractors is a leader in the Victorian Civil Construction Industry. The privately owned company provides a broad range of construction services for the Private Sector as well as Federal, State and Municipal Government Departments and Agencies.

Due to continued success and recent project wins across Victoria, Carey Civil Contractors is looking for an experienced person to commence full time employment in the role of Yardman/Plant Administrator working out of their modern office in Ravenhall, Victoria. The company has a positive, proactive working environment and are seeking someone who has a similar mindset. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct general workshop/yard cleanliness 
  • Providing a high level of support to the Operations Manager to ensure plant Induction paperwork is completed in a timely manner
  • Preparing weekly reports for Plant Maintenance Department, including entering maintenance data and resource hours
  • Minor Plant tracking and repairs maximising the utilisation of the plant and ensuring that it is in good working order
  • Plant Inductions to ensure plant meets the Clients Plant Compliance requirements
  • Leader of Navman GPS Systems to give company a better understanding of plant utilisation and ability to know when and where the plant is being used
  • Providing General Support to the operations aspects of the business:
    • On and off hire of plant, attachments and equipment
    • Refuelling of plant when required 
    • Arranging of transportation of plant, attachments and equipment
    • Delivery and pick up of supplies/parts
    • Managing repairs and maintenance of all plant, attachments and equipment 
  • Roll out of Asset Management Systems to understand and keep track of all minor plant, equipment and attachments including the following that support major plant and projects:-
  • Hammer
  • Augering / Drilling Equipment
  • GPS Machine Control
  • Lifting Equipment
  • Minor Plant including Jumping Jacks, DPUs, Demo Saws, Laser Levels, Pressure Washers, Power Tools
  • Plant administration 
  • Update Risk Assessments as required 

Required Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of civil construction plant and equipment, small trucks and light vehicles
  • Mechanically minded and an ability to undertake minor repairs and assist with servicing / maintenance / cleaning of machines
  • Commercially astute professional with a positive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile
  • Superior attention to detail, organisational skills and capabilities in terms of prioritising work and meeting deadlines
  • Technologically savvy with advanced skills in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel,)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the proven ability to build effective relationships and communicate with a diverse range of people both internal and external
  • Excavator and Forklift Ticket 
  • Current Drivers Licence 

To attract the best candidates, Carey Civil Contractors is offering a competitive remuneration package and the chance to be a part of a growing organisation.

Only applicants with the right to work in Australia/NZ may apply.

Please note: This role is being sourced through Carey Civil Contractors directly and will not accept applications via external recruitment agencies.

20/04/2021 $0 Western Suburbs 1 Construction
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