Pipe Jacking MTBM Operators

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The Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture is seeking expression of interest for experienced Pipe Jacking MTBM operators members to join the team on the Central Interceptor Project.    

The Central Interceptor is a wastewater tunnel that will run between the Māngere Wastewater Treatment Plant and Grey Lynn. Along the route it will connect to the existing wastewater network, which will divert flows and overflows into the tunnel to reduce overflows.

Be part of our team and get amongst the micro tunneling action involving 7 pipe jacks of up to 2.8m cut diameter, with the longest micro tunnel being 970m in length and 65m in depth, using a Herrenknecht EPB microtunneling machine. 

What you will be doing: 

  • Operate pipe jacking plant and equipment, namely a Herrenknecht MTBM Microtunnel Boring Machine
  • Ensure plant and equipment is used correctly and are maintained regularly
  • Assist with day-to-day construction activities to meet daily production targets
  • Conduct plant safety pre-start checks and regularly maintain plant and equipment
  • Ensure the Supervisor / Leading Hand is kept informed of project status and issues
  • Working underground and in confined spaces

The successful candidates will have:

  • Microtunnel Boring Machine Operator experience with a focus on Pipe Jacking & Interjack stations
  • Familiar with microtunneling machines and technology – Herrenknecht MTBM and EPB Slurry experience preferred
  • The ability to do shift work, including weekends
  • Positive and pro-active approach toward teamwork
  • Communication that is clear, concise and easily understood both in written and verbal form
  • Safety awareness of conditions and circumstances 

If you are looking to make a positive impact, be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland and the community then we want to hear from you.

Applications should be made online by clicking the APPLY button.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Central Interceptor

90 Prospect Terrace
1024 Auckland Directions +64 9 9535 640 View page

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