Plant Operator


About the Job

Plant Operators drive heavy machinery on the wharf for the loading and unloading of logs from trucks as they arrive at the port. Our operators ensure that the logs are safely moved and stacked neatly and accurately in rows, so that they can be brought to the ship’s side when they are required to be loaded onto log vessels.

C3 operate a variety of heavy machinery including High Stackers and Pivot Steers with log grapples. As the role involves operating large machinery in a confined space on the wharf accuracy, attention to detail and a strong focus on Health & Safety is a priority. 

On offer is permanent work with guaranteed minimum hours per month. This position requires flexibility regarding working hours as there are a range of shifts across a 24/7 work environment influenced by shipping schedules. 

About you

You will hold a minimum of a Class 2 licence with F endorsement and preferably have forestry experience in a log fleeting environment or similar. Training opportunities are available for the right candidates if you haven’t operated this kind of machinery before, but are motivated to learn new skills and develop a career.  You will be reliable, flexible and committed with the ability to work to deadlines and perform well in a team environment. The Health & Safety of you and your team will be a primary focus.

As part of the selection process you will need to pass a pre-employment medical assessment and drug & alcohol screen and potentially demonstrate your abilities in a practical pre-employment assessment.

About us

C3 Limited’s origins date back to the 1950’s when we first started offering port cargo handling services in New Zealand. Today C3 are leaders in a variety of product handling solutions with over 1200 staff in 13 locations around New Zealand.

Applications close 30 April 2021.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 2172

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Friday, 30 April 2021

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