Careers at Don Mann Excavating

Why work for us?

Read below to find out some of the top benefits of working with Don Mann


As the local industry leader we take advantage of the South Island’s great weather and keep our crews busy year round.

We run a variety of interesting sites, from large civil projects and new subdivisions, through to foundation digs and hourly residential work. There’s nothing we can’t do.


We have a deep appreciation and understanding of how hard and dangerous our jobs can be. Our owners and management team have all greased in the yard, laboured in the ditch, and run equipment. We know what it takes to do this job, so we focus on providing a great environment for you to do it. We emphasize work/life balance and promote from within to ensure your career grows with us.


We're proud to offer:
  • Full Sun Life benefit package (EHC, Dental, Life, Travel, and Disability Insurance)
  • Pension Matching Plan (Defined Contribution)
  • Profit sharing bonuses
  • Fun company events (golf tournaments, ski trips, pancake breakfasts and BBQs)

    Our long-standing reputation as one of Victoria’s largest and most respected excavation companies also makes us an ideal employer within the industry. We understand that our integrity and dependability begins with a commitment to the highest employment standards for our staff.

    We are looking for people who share our values. You are not afraid of hard work and getting stuck in. You’re a team player and want to do a great job, for us and for our customers. You recognize our core values in yourself: safe, humble, hardworking, principled and professional.

    View Our Open Positions

    Check out the positions we are currently hiring for below!

    Civil Construction Foremen

    We are looking for skilled Civil Foremen to join our team that share our passion for people and our core values. You’ll get dirty. You’ll feel accomplished. You’ll lead our crews to ensure that the right pipe gets installed properly and in the right place.


    Are you an experienced Pipelayer, or looking to make the leap from a Labourer to a Pipelayer? Here’s your chance to show your skills at installing underground utilities. We are looking for dedicated and skilled Pipelayers to join our team.

    Truck Drivers

    If you have your Class 3 or Class 1 License and road construction experience we’d like to meet you! We have part-time opportunities to work with a crew and independently on both large and small-scale projects.

    Heavy Duty Mechanic

    We are looking for a dedicated and skilled, preferably journeyman, full-time Heavy Duty Mechanic to join us in our state-of-the-art shop. Don Mann offers competitive wages based on experience and skill, plenty of work, overtime pay, and a great work environment.

    Please Apply Below

    We are excited to hear from you! Please apply below and don’t forget to attach your resume!

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