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Becoming an Earthmoving Labourer
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Becoming an Earthmoving Labourer

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Performs routine tasks in excavating earth, clearing and levelling sites, and digging irrigation channels.
Training time - No data available -
Avg. weekly wage $1,524
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 10,700

What does an Earthmoving Labourer do?

  • loading and unloading building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transporting them around building sites
  • erecting and dismantling temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding
  • mixing, pouring and spreading materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar
  • cleaning and carrying out minor repairs on stormwater drains and canals, and checking for cracks and leaks in sewerage systems
  • digging holes and shovelling excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal
  • spreading and levelling soil, gravel and sand on roads and driveways, trench bottoms and similar locations
  • assisting with assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings


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