Vacancy: Shovel Operator

  • Salary €12,14 per hour
  • Hours per week 40 hours
  • City Eemshaven

About the job

For our client in Eemshaven we're currently looking for one shovel operator. Our client is a leading supplier of building materials for ground, road, water and concrete construction.  

As an operator you are responsible for operating the shovel in Thermal Cleaner, our client's high-tech installation. You will be working with a friendly team where there are 5 shifts in total. Together with a team of 3-5 people you are responsible for keeping the Thermal Cleaner running continuously. The main duties of a shovel driver are as follows:
1. Loading of the soil remediation installation
2. Operating the equipment
3. Carrying out cleaning, repair and maintenance work
4. Perform all other occuring activities

Your working attitude matters to us! For this friendly team we're looking for someone who is independent but also a team player.

 shovel operator


  • Work experience as a crane or shovel operator
  • English or German language, at least intermediate level 
  • Driver's license 
  • VCA certificate (is an advantage) 
  • Shovel / crane certificate (If you have a lot of experience but do not have the certificate, we can discuss) 
  • Sense of responsibility and maintain the materials that you work with as if they're your own 

What we offer

  • Health insurance, comfortable accommodation and company car for work 
  • Holiday pay and holiday hours 
  • Professional training and opportunity to obtain your VCA exam 

Are you interested? Contact us! You can give us a call at (+31) 593 21 40 00 or send an email to

Non-EU citizens can only apply for the job if they have a valid Dutch work permit.

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