Experienced Straddle Drivers - Tauranga

Employing over 1200 staff in 13 locations, C3 Limited is a market leader in New Zealand’s port related product and cargo handling, adding value to our clients businesses by providing solutions to their transport and logistics needs.

We are looking to build our pool of experienced straddle drivers in Tauranga and seek experienced Straddle Drivers with a minimum full Class 2 licence. Our straddle drivers operate straddle carriers that stack and move shipping containers at the Sulphur Point Container Terminal. 

Starting rate of pay $30.00 per hour up to $36.00 when fully competent.

Contribution to relocation expenses for the right applicants.

These are permanent positions with a minimum hours guarantee. Applicants must be flexible with their availability as this operation runs 24/7 with shifts generally between 6-12 hours long. Due to the variabilities of shipping schedules the hours are not always predictable.

To be a straddle driver you need to have a calm aptitude and be comfortable working on your own. Your office is a small cab suspended 11 meters above the ground where you have to climb up and down a ladder to take your breaks and your only form of communication is via radio.

Essential requirements for the position are:

 Experience driving Straddle Cranes 

 Comfortable working at heights

 Flexibility and reliability

 Good communication skills

 Time management skills and ability to work unsupervised 

 Ability to meet deadlines

 Willingness to follow standard operating procedures

 Strict adherence to all health and safety procedures

 Full Class 2 driver licence

C3 offer competitive rates of pay and potential for career development. 

Applications close 08 April 2023. Apply now!

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 2350L

Location: Tauranga

Closing Date: Saturday, 8 April 2023

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