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CRANE OPERATOR: Earn $4k PW in the Pacific Islands

Job title: CRANE OPERATOR: Earn $4k PW in the Pacific Islands
Contract type: Contract
Industry: Construction/Building
Salary: 3 weeks off to relax
Posted date: 2023/03/31
Job expiry: 2023-04-17
Reference: 271972
Contact name: Andree Jeffares
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Job description

If you’re fed up with working all the time, Fly in Fly Out (FIFO) work might be the solution you’ve been looking for.  Get a good portion of time off to spend time with your family and friends, enjoy your outdoor interests, renovate the house, study, or even pick up a few small jobs – the choice is yours!

Tradestaff Global has work right now for highly experienced & qualified CRANE OPERATOR for work on a remote pacific island.

Working 12-hour days on site. Approx 3 weeks working away with a 3 week break back in NZ.  Time spent in quarantine is paid.  Rosters are subject to change due to the nature of remote FIFO work.

  A variety of crane work from working on construction sites to logistics work.  You will to be willing to get out of the cab and help the team on the ground at times.
You will Need to:
- Be a proficient operator on: 25T Franna, 130T Mobile Crane, and ideally experienced with 180T Crawler.
- Have a minimum of 5 years proven experience working on large commercial, civil, new build construction projects.
- Have experience unloading small barges.
- Hold a current Australian C0 Crane Licence (and be able to proof at interview stage).
- Have a current Class 4 license.
- Supply a current up to date CV that outlines your skills, experience & types of jobs/projects worked on.

If along with your solid work experience and qualifications you can bring your great work ethic, flexible approach, exceptional fitness, resilience (it’s hot and humid where you’ll be working), easy going team focused attitude and high levels of common sense, we can offer:
  • $4K per week (after taxes) - Contractor basis, paid fortnightly in NZ Dollars.
  • Food and accommodation.
  • Travel insurance, visas, and flights included and organised
  • An opportunity to gain overseas experience and work with a great team of people.
If you like the sound of this and would like to apply, please note:
  • NZ or AUS passport required for visa purposes due to the countries we work in.  We can accept applicants with NZ Permanent Residence (with no travel restrictions) under certain circumstances.
  • You need to be currently permanently based in NZ due to compliance/insurance purposes & logistics involved with medicals/drug testing etc.
  • Be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 for this role due to overseas border entry requirements.
  • First interview will be via video.  You will need to travel to Tauranga for medicals/induction at your own expense (we cover medical testing costs).  Social distancing rules apply.
  • You need a clean criminal record (Police checks will be completed at interview).
  • You will need to pass drug/alcohol & medical testing as well as random testing on site.
  • You need to be able to follow instructions & have good attention to detail.

Who Are We?  Tradestaff Global is part of the Tradestaff Group, one of New Zealand's largest & most trusted recruitment companies.  We specialise in the supply of expat labour to international projects.  We supply FIFO staff into a variety of positions.  In construction we regularly recruit for staff such as Builders/Carpenters, Electricians, Plumbers, Concreters & Plant Operators.  We also deal with technical roles such as Engineers & Management positions on a regular basis.  All current vacancies can be found on our website.
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