Earth Mine and Farm Pty Ltd is looking for an experienced Grader/ loader Operator to join our earthmoving contract team based in on Tipperary 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: This position involves remote living, whilst we have comfortable air conditioned rooms and hot showers we don’t have proper bathroom facilities. So if you are not used to bush living, please do not apply, this job is not for you!

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.


  • Grader and Loader experience essential.

  • Basic grader trimming is favourably preferred.

  • Must be mechanical minded 

  • 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 where proper bathroom facilities are not provided, we do have hot showers though.

  • Food provided.

NB. No dogs are allowed, position requires camping out in mobile donga's with no proper bathroom facilities.

Please contact Nick van Riet on 0428 895 118 for more information or email Nick via the APPLY NOW button below...

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