Specialist Senior Rigger

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Cookes for a Specialist Senior Rigger to join our team based in Auckland.

At Cookes we are committed to both our customers and our people. We are passionate about supporting them in the business and their careers. Finding the best people to fit into our vibrant and supportive culture is critical to us as an organisation.

As an experienced Specialist Senior Rigger you will have the skills to splice 3 strand, 8 strand and 12 strand braided rope with cover jackets and prepare and pour resin sockets. You will have the ability to carry out visual inspections and understand discard criteria and carry out the onsite installation of wire/fiber rope. Experience in pressing of wire ropes to the appropriate standard and working closely with customers to provide them with appropriate solutions is essential. Using your years of rigging experience to train staff in splicing techniques and the relevant standards will be a crucial part of your role.

Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in wire rope and fiber splicing as well as formal training certificates in Rigging.

To be successful with your application additional to the skills listed above you need to have:

  • A high regard for workplace health and safety Excellent communication skills
  • A customer focused attitude
  • A proven ability to develop, maintain and build relationships
  • The strength to lift heavy gear as and when required
  • The ability to work on your own as well as be part of a team
  • An eye for detail to produce accurate work Basic computer skills A mind for technical product knowledge
  • Be practical, mechanically inclined and enjoy being hands on

To be successful in this role you must be self-motivated, have a positive outlook and be an excellent verbal / written communicator.

Cookes have 11 branches throughout New Zealand and are part of the Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group. Locally we are steeped in over 100 years of service to the New Zealand market and over the years we have been equated with quality, expertise, innovation and excellence. Join our team, where you can genuinely make a difference within our business.

If you believe you could be a great fit for Cookes then we would love to hear from you.

Specialist Senior Rigger

Bridon NZ Ltd

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:



Manukau City


$35.00 - $40.00 per hour