Hiab Crane Truck Operator - Auckland


Treescape Auckland has a position for a highly-skilled operator who is experienced in dynamic loads and large Hiab’s to operate our state of the art Hiab 638 crane truck. This unit is deployed across Auckland to assist our teams in taking down dangerous trees with the use of a grapple/chainsaw attachment.

Training on the grapple/chainsaw will be provided in an ongoing capacity. We are looking for a Pro operator with class 4 license as a minimum. If you enjoy a challenge, variety of work and more time operating and less time driving then this may be the job for you.

Some travel is required on occasion so you will have the opportunity to see other parts of the country as part of your role. We have an excellent team of experienced staff to support you and deal with the trees once removed. You will be a key part of an emerging sector within the Hiab industry where specialist attachments are used to do more challenging tasks.

*This is a permanent, full time position*

Your skills and attributes

  • Minimum 4 years of experience on large Hiabs/cranes
  • Experience with dynamic loads
  • Be a team player with a safety-focused attitude
  • Great communication and fluent English
  • Class 4 license is a minimum, but class 5 license is ideal
  • Be able to pass regular drug tests

What we offer

  • Fantastic income to reflect your skills!
  • Modern truck and new crane
  • Ongoing training and career progression
  • Well-equipped, modern machinery
  • Travel
  • Iconic projects
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounted gym membership

The fine print

  • To be eligible for this position you must currently be living in NZ and have a legal right to work in this country (i.e. NZ Citizenship, be a permanent resident, or hold full working rights)
  • Candidates will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing, a medical exam, and Ministry of Justice checks as part of the recruitment process (at Treescape’s cost).

About Us

Treescape has been serving kiwis since 1981, and endeavour to lead the industry as Arboriculture specialists with branches across New Zealand and Australia. Treescape are full service, certified specialists in arboriculture, horticulture, landscape and grounds maintenance. We are committed to providing the best health and safe work environment for employees. Our AS/NZS 4801 certification ensures that we work to the highest possible standard of health and safety. We work closely with Safe Work in Australia and WorkSafe in New Zealand for compliance, injury reporting, and other requirements. To know more about us click here.

Treescape is an accredited employer

Treescape is an accredited employer, which means that we can support visa applications under the Accredited Employer Work Visa.  For more information, visit Immigration New Zealand. 

For more information on the position, please email careers@treescape.co.nz