Plant Operators

Downer Group

  • Full Time
  • Hobart

Website Downer


Downer manages and maintains road networks across Australia and New Zealand and manufactures and supplies products and services to create safe, efficient and reliable journeys. We are an industry leader in safety and sustainability.

In Tasmania we are supporting local authorities to meet their sustainability and waste management goals.

We’re growing our business in Tasmania and we’re looking for a Plant Operator to join our landfill team based at Copping in the state’s south east.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

Proven experience in plant operator roles – previous landfill knowledge beneficial
Demonstrated experience operating 826k Waste Compactor, 735B Articulated Dump Truck, 20-30T excavator, D7-D8 Dozer
A strong ‘team player’ with the proven ability to work efficiently in a team
Visible commitment to Zero Harm on all projects
Current drivers’ licence


We know our people are our greatest asset, and that’s why we invest in their growth. As part of the Civil Contractors Federation’s 2021 awards (Tas), Downer won the Commitment to Training and Skills Development Award.

We support our employees with a range of career, wellbeing and diversity initiatives to help them learn, grow and contribute to the community.


For more information please contact: or mobile number 0487 106 596 quoting job number #585603. Please note emailed applications are not accepted.  Contact details are provided only to request further information.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage men and women of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians, to apply.

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

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