Rigger Crane Driver

The Babcock International Group is a diverse Global Business. Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.

In New Zealand and across Australia, Babcock employs over 1000 talented people. Operating across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy, we support our customers’ technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally. www.babcock.nz

About the role:

Our Rigging and Transport team are seeking two new people to join our highly experienced team.  In this role you will be involved in the movement of a wide variety of equipment and stores on and off vessels and ashore.  From propellers to pumps you will have a variety of challenges to face on the Royal NZ Naval ships and commercial vessels. 

About you:

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who has the following attributes:

  • Strong Health & Safety focus.

  • Self-motivated and enjoy working in a team environment

  • Trade Certified as an Advanced Rigger.

  • Able to work in confined spaces and at heights.

  • Ideally hold a certificate of competence in Crane Operation (Tower and Mobile).

  • Ideally hold class 4 Heavy Trade licence, along with Fork Hoist F endorsement.

  • Ideally a background in the marine industry.

  • Available to work overtime on weekends and evenings.

    What’s in it for you?

    This is a great opportunity to join a team of highly experienced Riggers and to develop your skills in this field.  We are looking for someone with potential for professional development and we would be willing to invest in them to ensure our Riggers are well rounded and able to transition between Rigger, Crane Operator and heavy vehicles. 

    Babcock’s dockyard facility is located within the Royal NZ Navy’s, Devonport Naval Base on Auckland’s North Shore. This picturesque location is ideally positioned for anyone who may wish to use the Devonport or Stanley Bay ferry.

    Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force Security Clearance

    Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

    What sets us apart at Babcock? Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career, we promote and foster training and development and the opportunity to be part of something BIG. 


Job no: DVA002269

Location: Auckland - NZ

Closing Date: Thursday, 4 June 2020