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Job vacancies

Vacancies within our company are as follows:

Rigger/Dogman - Auckland Based

As a national leader in Crane Hire & Construction, Smith Crane and Construction provides high quality experience, services and products across the Crane Hire, Pre-Cast Manufacture, Civil Construction, Demolition and Heavy Haulage Industries. We look to provide our clients with exceptional expertise, market leading innovation and timely delivery. Offering the chance to build a career in the Crane Hire and Construction Industry and work on varied and exciting projects this is a wonderful chance to join our team.

Essential Skills and Requirements;
* NZQA Unit Standard 3789 (old) or 30072 (current)
* NZQA Unit Standard 3801 is an advantage
* Current Drivers Licence (class 4/5 is an advantage).
* Proven Rigging/Dogman Experience and knowledge of the crane industry.
* Competent in reading and understanding technical data and crane rating charts.

Attributes:
* Excellent attitude towards Health and Safety
* Excellent attitude towards colleagues and clients.
* High level of honesty, integrity and respect.
* Co-operative and friendly.

We have a Drug and Alcohol Policy that includes Pre-Employment drug testing.

To apply email: hr@smithcranes.co.nz attn Melissa Burrowes with a copy of your CV and current qualifications.

For all job listings visit:
https://www.trademe.co.nz/jobs/listings/agents/3563164.htm


Class 5 Truck Driver – Auckland based

We are a Christchurch based Company providing high quality services and products in the Crane Hire, Civil Engineering and Construction, Precast Manufacture, Heavy Haulage, Building Relocation.

We own and operate an extensive range of plant including cranes to 600T capacity, trucks, transporters and piling equipment. In total we have in excess of 300 major plant items.

Due to growth within our Auckland branch we now require another Driver based in Auckland.

Key Duties:
* Loading/Transportation of machinery, precast panels, crane and civil equipment etc

Essential Skills and Requirements:
* Min Class 5 licence required.
* Experience in driving Heavy Trucks.

Attributes:
* Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
* Willing to travel, work overtime and weekends when required
* Have a high level of honesty and integrity
* Work well as part of a team

We have a Drug and Alcohol Policy that includes Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol testing.

To apply email: hr@smithcranes.co.nz attn Melissa Burrowes with a copy of your CV and current qualifications.


Tower Crane Operators - Auckland based

We own and operate nationally over 100 cranes ranging from 5T to 600T capacity and due to our increased workload we are currently seeking operators experienced in Tower Crane operations in Auckland.

Essential Skills and Requirements:
* NZQA Unit Standard 3789 (old) or 30072 (current)(desirable)
* NZQA Unit Standard 3794 (desirable
* NZQA Unit Standard 3801 (desirable and is an advantage
* Proven experience and knowledge of the Crane Industry.
* Current Drivers Licence.
* Site Safe.
* Construct Safe (is an advantage).
* Competent in reading and understanding technical data and crane rating charts.

Attributes:
* Excellent attitude towards Health and Safety
* Have a cooperative friendly manner and get on well with colleagues and clients.
* Have a high level of honesty and integrity.

We have a drug and alcohol policy that includes Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol testing.

To apply email:hr@smithcranes.co.nz attn Melissa Burrowes with a copy of your CV and current qualifications.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Crawler Crane Operators - Auckland based

We own and operate nationally over 100 cranes ranging from 5T to 600T capacity and due to our increased workload we are currently seeking operators experienced in Crawler Crane operations in Auckland.

Essential Skills and Requirements:
* Current drivers licence (class 4/5)
* NZQA Unit Standard 3789 (old) or 30072 (current)
* NZQA Unit Standard 3801 is an advantage
* NZQA Unit Standard 27676
* Proven Crane Operation experience and knowledge of the crane industry,
* Competent in reading and understanding technical data and crane rating charts.

Attributes:
* Excellent attitude towards Health and Safety
* excellent attitude towards colleagues and clients.
* Have a high level of honesty, integrity and respect.
* Co-operative and friendly.

We have a Drug and Alcohol Policy that includes Pre-Employment drug testing.

Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

To apply email: hr@smithcranes.co.nz attn Melissa Burrowes with a copy of your CV and current qualifications.

For all job listing visit:
https://www.trademe.co.nz/jobs/listings/agents/3563164.htm


Electrician - Tower Cranes

We are New Zealand’s largest Crane Hire company with over 100 cranes including Crawler, Mobile, All terrain, Pick & Carry & Tower types. We also own & operate construction hoists (building lift used in construction).

Based in either Auckland or Christchurch (our main base) and reporting to our Tower Crane Manager; this is a Full-Time, Permanent Position.

Key Duties:
* Repairs and maintenance to electrical systems of our fleet of tower cranes & hoists
* Liaising with manufacturer representatives and other experienced industry suppliers
* Testing and checking of cranes prior to erection
* Connection and testing of cranes during erection
* Assisting with other mechanical aspects including erecting and dismantling of cranes etc.
* Fault finding and repair to electronic systems on other crane types (All terrain, Crawler etc.)
* Other general industrial electrician type duties including buildings etc. as required

Essential Skills and Requirements:
* Be registered and able to sign off COC for tower cranes, hoists etc. (preferable but not essential).
* Have a good understanding of complex electrical and electronic systems and be able to fault find.
* Be competent at identifying and sourcing parts and components from both original crane manufacturers and other suppliers.
* Industry specific training would be provided.
* Current NZ Drivers Licence.


Attributes:
* A can do attitude and willingness to assist in all aspects of our business.
* Be willing to work flexible hours (many tower cranes are erected and dismantled on weekends).
* Be willing to travel widely throughout New Zealand and on occasion to the South Pacific.
* Be comfortable working at heights.
* Hold the safety of yourself and others in the highest regard.

If you enjoy the outdoors and climbing activities this could be a rewarding and satisfying career path.

A remuneration package complete with a vehicle would be negotiated on basis of relevant experience

To apply email: hr@smithcranes.co.nz attn Melissa Burrowes with a copy of your CV and current qualifications.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Tower Crane Technician

Closing date for applications: 05/08/2022

With more than 160 cranes NZ wide, a passion for innovation and providing exceptional service, Smith Crane and Construction is a market leader in the NZ Crane and Construction Industry.

This position offers fantastic remuneration, diverse work opportunities and personal growth and development while servicing, repairing and undertaking preventative maintenance on our extensive Auckland based Tower Crane Fleet.

Essential Skills and Requirements:
• Min 3+ Years Experience as a Tower Crane Technician
• NZ Recognized Mechanic Qualification
• Electrical Qualification (Preferred but not essential)
• Physically fit and capable of safely handling loads involved in Crane Erection.


The right candidate will be flexible with hours (weekend, shift and away work), able to “think outside the box”, a team player and great with clients.

Smith Crane and Construction is committed to a Safe, Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace. Successful applicants will be required to undergo, and satisfactorily pass, a Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Test prior to employment.

We will be reviewing applications as received for this role.
To apply now - Email a Copy of Cover Letter, CV and ROL to Melissa Burrowes - hr@smithcranes.co.nz All phone queries to 021 530 421.