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Mobile Plant Operators

22 January 2018


Mobile Plant Operators

 AKD Softwoods is a successful and integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. Employing over 400+ people, AKD Softwoods is recognised for being a progressive company, employing the latest technologies.

Due to exciting growth and change AKD Softwoods has a number of fulltime opportunities throughout our Colac and Irrewarra operations for Mobile Plant Operators.

These roles will consist of the safe operation of Forklifts, Loaders and other various mobile plant. The successful applicants will follow efficient and effective work practices, whilst ensuring all aspects of Quality and Health & Safety are followed.

Both day & afternoon shifts are available, with the shifts being 9.5hr shifts working 4 days a week between Monday & Friday.

Key Duties & Responsibilities will include:

  • Loading and unloding of log trucks
  • Loading and unloding of timber packs from trucks
  • Log and timber pack movements.
  • Reporting equipment faults
  • Completion of daily mobile plant checklists


The successful applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Be motivated, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong commitment and desire to learn and achieve
  • Commitment to Workplace Health & Safety
  • Commitment to long term employment


If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘MP0118’ to the below addresses.

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

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