Experienced Hi Rail Excavator Operators


Gradco is a Tasmanian-owned company which has successfully provided solutions within the civil construction, mining, rail, logistics & infrastructure sectors for more than 60 years. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering a range of quality projects on time that provide value for our clients.

We strive to be an employer of choice and provide a dynamic working environment founded on zero harm, continuous improvement, open & honest communication and a healthy work/life balance.

We are currently seeking highly motivated and experienced Hi-Rail Excavator Operators to join our team to deliver a diverse range of rail projects.

To be successful in these roles you will need to draw from a solid foundation of previous experience within a rail maintenance / construction environment.


  • Proven experience operating Hi Rail Excavators (up to 20T with attachments)
  • White card & Excavator certification (Hi Rail preferred)
  • Driver’s license (HR preferred)
  • Excellent work ethic combined with a faultless OH&S record
  • Physically fit / flexible attitude / ability to work well in a team
  • Have a genuine commitment for the upkeep of plant & your conduct as a professional operator
  • The ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Ability to complete or hold a rail category medical (CAT 1)
  • Willingness to work state-wide

Would you like to apply now?

Download an application form

Do I need to provide any documentation to support my application form?

Yes - An application letter, CV and evidence of qualifications and experience

How to I submit my application?

  1. Email to: hr@gradco.com.au 
  2. Fax to: 03 6339 2028
  3. Post to: PO Box 290, Newstead TAS 7250

When do applications close?

Applications will be considered immediately

Would you like to discuss the role in more detail?

Please call 03 6337 0200 – Sarah or Ben