Telehandler Operator

Southern Lakes


About Us

Starting from humble beginnings in Dunedin, Cook Brothers Construction has grown substantially over the last seventeen years. We currently operate across Southern Lakes, Canterbury, Otago and Auckland.

We enjoy celebrating our success and believe it is important we do so. Our team, and our projects are a testament to the hard work and commitment over this time.

Our goal is to inspire people more than to manage them. We trust our teams to do what they think is best for Cook Brothers Construction, giving them lots of freedom to make the best decisions for the company at that time.

Through innovation, quality, client satisfaction and sustainability, we strive to be a national leader in our industry, we believe our team is the heart and soul of us achieving this!

If you want to be a part of this journey, then this role is for you


About the Role

We are looking for an experienced Telehandler Operator to join us on a project based at Northlake, Wanaka. 

In this role, you will be operating our MT-1840 Telehandler, completing lifts for our project team and trade partners. This person will also be helping with other tasks on site during periods where there is no telehandler work needed.


Skills and Experience:

  • Must hold a valid Class 2 with W endorsement drivers licence
  • Ideally must hold a STMS licence, or will be willing to gain one
  • Must have relevant experience operating telehandler within the last two years and be competent in slinging regular loads safely
  • Unit standards NZS 30072 and NZS 23637 are preferred
  • Able to keep a daily logbook of lifts
  • Ability, or the willingness to learn, how to complete and review safe working method statements

Apply Now 

To apply, please apply through Seek by clicking this link here  or send your CV to employment@cookbrothers.co.nz