Experienced Hi Rail Excavator Operators

Gradco is a highly respected and renowned Tasmanian company with a successful history spanning more than 60 years. Our experienced team are recognised as specialists in transporting over-dimensional, over-mass machinery & equipment to various locations nationally.

Our significant fleet of specialist heavy haulage equipment enables us to provide flexible and reliable solutions for our customers with an emphasis on safety, compliance & operational excellence.

We currently have positions for experienced Heavy Haulage Drivers to transport and deliver over-dimensional, over-mass machinery and equipment to our customers. These permanent positions are for an immediate start.


  • Loading & unloading over-dimensional and over-mass machinery and equipment
  • Safely restraining machinery and equipment in accordance with load restraint guidelines
  • Completing prestart and other operational checklists and administrative paperwork
  • Complying with fatigue management, road rules and regulations
  • Complying with company policies and procedures
  • Carrying and understanding all statutory and regulatory permits


  • Current MC licence
  • Highly experienced in operating a range of heavy haulage equipment, including low loaders, platforms and drop decks
  • Highly experienced in transporting over-dimensional and over-mass machinery and equipment
  • A sound knowledge of road transport legislation including fatigue management, permit requirements and operating conditions
  • Detailed understanding of heavy haulage road networks and remote locations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Safe driving record and commitment to create a safe work environment
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision

All successful applicants will be required to complete a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screening.

Gradco strives to be an employer of choice by providing a dynamic work environment founded on zero harm, continuous improvement, open & honest communication and a healthy work/life balance.

Gradco is an equal opportunity employer.

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