Swing-lift Operator - Nightshift

Canterbury - Christchurch City

Hilton Haulage is a well-established and recognisable brand, with branches throughout New Zealand.  The company provides a range of transport and logistics services with a focus on service excellence.

We are currently on the hunt for an experienced swing-lift operator to join the Nightshift team at our Hillsborough Container Branch.  This will be a Sunday – Thursday roster starting at approximately 5pm each afternoon.   Key tasks for this role include collecting and delivering containers around town, to and from the Port, as well as working closely with both colleagues and customers.

The Hillsborough division operates 24/7 and is responsible for moving approximately 38,000 TEU a year. The nightshift operating fleet consists of approximately 4 to 6 swing-lifts and 12-15 skele units.

Ideally applicants will offer at least two years of Swing-lift experience.  Specific Hammer and/or Steelbro experience would be preferred.  Competence operating both road ranger and auto gearboxes is essential as is the ability to work at a fast pace in a safe manner.

Along with the above, we are looking for applicants who offer strong attention to detail, a safe driving record, and who understand the importance of reliability and teamwork.   

The position also requires an individual with a strong geographical knowledge of Christchurch, an understanding of the importance of customer service, and someone who can display a commitment to Health & Safety, as this is a critical part of this role.  You will appreciate the importance of adhering to rules on all customer sites and completing relevant customer inductions.  You will also be prepared to read, understand and sign off all internal SOP’s and Procedure Manuals that are applicable to your role.

In return, we offer you great gear and an awesome team to work with. The successful candidate will receive medical insurance after successful completion of a 90-day trial and will enjoy the opportunity to join a company at a time of significant growth.

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