On Vessel Digger Operator

Employing over 1200 staff in 13 locations across New Zealand, 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 Picton we require a skilled digger operator to join our team. This role primarily involves operating diggers in the hold on board log vessels to optimize the placement of logs in the hold. A forestry background with log grappling and log fleeting experience would be advantageous. 

On offer is permanent work with guaranteed minimum hours per month. Due to the variable nature of vessel loading, work will be available in Picton, Nelson and potentially other NZ ports, so you need to be able to travel. 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 the position are:

 Experience in operating diggers in a forestry environment 

 A minimum  full Class 1 licence with T endorsement

 Experience in log handling

 Good attention to detail

 A strong focus on Health and Safety 

 A dedicated team player

If you are a skilled Digger Operator who enjoys responsibility and 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 on occasion. You may be required to demonstrate your abilities in the form of a practical pre-employment assessment as part of the selection process.

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

Applications close on 06 March 2023.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 2348

Location: Picton

Closing Date: Thursday, 6 April 2023

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