Earthmoving Mechanic Jobs: A good career choice

Earthmoving Mechanic jobs offer excellent employment opportunities. If you are looking for a job that requires hands-on skills and innovation, then this is a good career choice. Experienced professionals can find construction jobs online.


An Earthmoving Mechanic is another job title for an Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic. Employees in this position are hired to maintain a company’s earthmoving equipment. They are also responsible for repairing the machinery. Employees in this position work with hydraulic and electronic systems.


A core responsibility of an Earthmoving Mechanic is examining equipment to ensure that systems are kept in excellent working condition. This duty has to be performed on a regular basis. It is essential that the mechanic notices any faults. The mechanic should also be able to anticipate potential problems that may arise from defective equipment. Once flaws are detected the mechanic is required to make the necessary adjustments. This may include replacing and installing new parts. Another duty of a mechanic is to design parts. Once the part has been designed the mechanic can have it made.


Earthmoving Mechanics often work on construction sites and mines. They are typically required to travel to different sites. This may entail traveling far distances and spending periods away from home. Employees in this position handle specialised equipment. This includes micro-meters as well as engine dynamometers.


Earthmoving Mechanic jobs are suitable for people who love working outdoors. Suitable candidates must have outstanding mechanical capabilities as well as the ability to work with their hands. Analytical skills are required for this position. Earthmoving mechanics must be responsible, independent and innovative.

If you want to start a career as an Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic you can learn the necessary skills at a Further Education and Training College. There are colleges that offer relevant courses in Gauteng. Having a qualification from a reliable institute will help you find a good job once you have completed your studies.

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38 Responses

  1. jim Mogale Kgatle says:

    i realy like that job. Im a hard worker ,willing to learn more ,willing to work with group and fast learn

  2. elvino van heerden says:

    I’m a co 2 welder and fluxcored and I’m interested in your post thanks. I’m hardworking and a fast learner.

  3. Marvin makhukhula says:

    Marvin, a 20years old, from mpumalanga willing to be part of this job. hard working and willingness to work. my contacts 0731025192

  4. thembelani says:

    i like you post guys and i would like to receive them in my email address.

  5. Vince Black says:

    Qualified petrol and diesel technician interested in earthmoving machinery.

  6. welcome says:

    I have diesel tread theory and 1 year exprience I’m intarested to work with eartgmoving an im hard worker who have ability to work at any condition

  7. abdul says:

    am an excavator operator with 7 years working experience looking for a company now,plZ and this is my number 0733921352

  8. Sammy Maart says:

    I’m a unemployed diesel mechanic that will like to work on earthmoving equipment. I’m a very fast learner and I’m long in this game.

  9. Mkuseli says:

    Hello this is Mkuseli Mnyimba I have a code 14 license plus pdp with 2 years experience ,dump truck certificate , front end loader certificate ,water kart certificate and passport with 9 years of experience I am looking for a job my contact number is 0603614546

  10. Johan Berrange says:

    I am qualified diesel fitter and do have mining and machine experience of komatsu and terex. My name is Johan Berrange. 0794095137

  11. collins says:

    Am an Articulated Dump Truck operator,l would jump to the chance of becoming earth moving mechanic

  12. I’m a 28 years old girl with a strong ability to do my work. I’m interested to get one of the team work jobs on Earth moving mechanic. I’m currently unemployed stayed in Mpumalanga but I’m ready to relocate at anytime

  13. My contact details is. 0725922550 thanks

  14. Innocent Mkhonto says:

    I am a hard worker and fast learner who want to work as a earth moving operator. I do have ADT license(dump truck),code 10 drivers license with pdp,Fork lift license and many more skills and I’m unemployed. My contact is 0825437234 please reply

  15. tshepiso rasephei says:

    I am 24 years old working at company by the name”MATHABE MINING SUPPLIES. I am working as a quality control and also doing side jobs at the mines eg- installing spirals,distributors,launders.

  16. Bongani says:

    I really like the post guys and i can also say i’m interested in working with earthmoving equipments because i need to gain more experience about it as i have 5years of experience in disiel mechanic

  17. dumisani sithole says:

    Hi iam dumisani qualified earthmoving mechanic with strong basic knowledge in light vehicle .Iam a team player who is willing to learn new things and flexible to relocate anywhere in the country if work require me to do so . thank u

  18. ritesh says:

    I would like this job because I want to pursue a career,I am a 20 year old who is very energetic and willing to take on any task and giving it my full potential

  19. juluka moraba says:

    im a man with 25 years living in pretoria im an excavator operator with code 10 driver’s licence my number are ..0728170453 / 0832513769

  20. Niko Abednego says:

    I really enjoy to work with my hands and I love challenge a chance to work on this imagines can really fullfill my contact number is 0729360035

  21. Eric Lufuno Mudau says:

    I would say this is my dream job,the challenge it’s how can I get this opportunity as there so many fly by night college that takes over many promising great job on this filled but at the and your just left on the air,i would love to find my self one day on this filled,I am an electrician,with code 10+pdp very good experience in driving and any jobs that needs hand on job I enjoy the so much. Cell 0721975165.

  22. Bongani says:

    I am Bongani at Durban,I am a hardworker,I like construction job mostly road construction.I have a trade on Construction Contracting.I worked so many times on different contractors as a supervisor.I am looking for is my number(0817788406)e-mail add(

  23. Johannes Mdladla says:

    I am looking for a job as a dump truck operator, waterbowser ,am trained LDV driver ,or an Opencast mining shift supervisor I have more than ten years experience in Opencast mining job

  24. Johannes Mdladla says:

    I am looking for a job as a dump truck operator, waterbowser ,am trained LDV driver ,or an Opencast mining shift supervisor I have more than ten years experience in Opencast mining job my number is 0762823988

  25. lutendo says:

    I have diesel trade with 1 subject nt passed .but now busy with my mechanotechonology …and have done some volunteerin in fixing vehicles for eight months and I’m interested in earthmoving mechanics

  26. KHOMOTSO says:

    I am a locomotive assembler and I am currently busy studying mechanical engineering and also studied civil engineering and I am looking forward to join that Field

  27. MORAPEDI says:

    I’m hard working person and I’m also like earthmoving machines. I have also code 10

  28. Petswa Phineas Mampuru says:

    Hi, I am qualified trade tested millwright with two and half years expirence and advanced hydraulic certificate looking for the job in the earthmoving machinery companies.I am hard worker who enjoy working under pressure and learn different things either electrical or mechanical as part of my trade and enjoy doing fault finding.

    You may contact me via email or my mobile number 0825996423 thanx a lot and hoping to hear from you.

  29. Letshedi s Jimmy says:

    Hei, its jimmy here from polokwane and am looking for a dump truck job and m willing to relocate to any places. My number is 0734412798/0736571377

  30. moleke says:

    Hi I’m qualified motor mechanic technician studied diesel trade theory,I’m a hard worker willing to work under pressure and I’m looking for a job in earthmoving machinery my numbers are 0744390666.

  31. Macgovern chilufya says:

    I’ am a qualified heavy equipment repair technician, Highly Innovative, good team prayer with an ability to adapt to any environment, mature and sober mind. God fearing know to work with minimum supervision. Able to meet targets in the required time flame while maintain safety. Eager to learn and accept new challenges and also eager to contribute positively on the profitability and growth of the company. Worked on several equipments, underground and surface machinery and looking for a job in earthmoving machinery company.

  32. ERIC says:

    I’m qualified for front end loader and I am willing to work anywhere in the world

  33. Gray says:

    I am a Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic with good time management skills and a great ability to lead and mentor a team. My verbal and communication skills are excellent and I am a well presented confident and assertive Technician.
    For the past two years I have worked as a Leading Hand Diesel Mechanic at a Caterpillar Dealership company. I have developed strong trouble shooting and Repair skills on hydraulic, electronic and mechanical faults on various equipment using Caterpillar SIS, Electronic Technician ET and Vital Information Management System VIMS. I have specialized on Engines, Hydraulic systems, Transmissions and Final Drives.
    My contact number: 0784255439

  34. bongani says:

    Hy am bongani am a qualified tlb operator wth lincence i hve experience i enjoy workng with a machine am ready To relocate any Time plz Call m on 0717827706 any time

  35. nelson says:

    I have a diesel mechanic certificate and four years woking now I am looking for job plz contact me

  36. peter says:

    Bell Equipment Qualified earthmoving mechanic and worked field service mostly looking for employment. Thank you!

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