On Vessel Crane/Digger Operations


Employing over 1400 staff in 15 ports both here and in Australia, C3 Limited is a market leader in New Zealand’s port related product and cargo handling, adding value to our client’s businesses by providing solutions to their transport and logistics needs. 

Based in Port Chalmers we require both skilled digger operators and vessel crane operators, who also have the flexibility to work out of port when required.

These roles primarily involve operating diggers in the hold on board log vessels, to optimize the placement of logs, or operating Ship's Cranes to load logs on to ships. 

We are looking for operators with previous experience who can join our close knit and high performing team, we have full time contracts available with a competitive salary on offer.

You must be flexible and prepared to work a range of 12 hour shifts as this is a 24/7 environment and subject to shipping schedules. 

Essential requirements for these positions are:

  • Experience in operating diggers in a forestry environment 
  • Experience operating ship cranes
  • A minimum  full Class 1 licence
  • Experience in log handling using a log grapple
  • Good attention to detail
  • A strong focus on Health and Safety 
  • A dedicated team player

If you are a skilled Digger or Crane Operator who enjoys responsibility and is keen to progress your career, then we would like to hear from you. C3 Limited offer competitive hourly rates for experienced operators and the opportunity to work in other ports with out of port allowances.

As part of C3’s commitment to health & safety the successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment medical and drug screen.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 21141

Location: Port Chalmers

Closing Date: Sunday, 15 August 2021

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