Earth Mine and Farm Pty Ltd is looking for an experienced Grader/ loader Operator to join our earthmoving contract team based on a cattle station in the NT, 2 hours from Darwin. 


  • Pay range is $35-45/hour depending on experience

  • ABN holders preferred

Start Date: Immediate

Job Type: Seasonal​ (opportunity to work over wet season if required)

Job Description: The work is on a large cattle station and is mainly clearing fence lines, erosion control and road maintenance.

NOTE: YOU MUST BE AN EXPERIENCED GARDER DRIVER AND ENJOY BEING PART OF AN EXPERIENCED TEAM.  You will be required to show your skillset on a CAT 16 H Grader before you commence working as a part of the team.


This position involves remote living, whilst we have comfortable air conditioned rooms, hot showers and satellite TV, the work is remote and we move from place to place regularly.

Duties & responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operating and maintaining graders Operating cat 16 H graders and Cat 972H loaders ; other equipment and vehicles as required.

  • Main duties include maintaining and grading new station roads, erosion control, fence lines and fire breaks.

  • We do a few interesting jobs in beautiful country and it's a fun team to work with


  • Grader and Loader experience essential.

  • Basic grader trimming is favourably preferred.

  • Must be mechanical minded 

  • Excellent communication skills 

  • Ideally you have experience working on a cattle station.

  • Own vehicle with current drivers licence is preferred but not essential.

  • No pets, no firearms.

Applicants must be:

  • Healthy and fit

  • Able to work and live in remote locations and must be self motivated and have attention to detail.

  • Hardworking, reliable and must be able to work unsupervised and within a team.

  • Honest, respectful, punctual and clean habits.


  • Remuneration reflective of experience and performance, range is $35-45/hr

  • Single accommodation (mobile donga) with air conditioning provided in a camp environment - we are a mobile camp but we have hot showers and a satellite TV.

  • Food provided.

NB. No dogs are allowed, position requires camping out in mobile donga's.

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