New Zealand Scaffolders

builder worker at construction site

Migration Associates’ strategic partner New Zealand Skills in Demand are seeking qualified Scaffolders for roles across New Zealand.

They are looking for both permanent and temporary positions, for jobs all over New Zealand. Opportunities are on-going and start dates are flexible – we will provide you with relocation advice including visas, shipping, banking, money transfer and support before you arrive in New Zealand. 

If you are interested, take a look at the latest roles shown below and fill out our free initial visa evaluation form.

Latest Scaffolder positions

New Zealand Scaffolders - job overview

Scaffolders erect and dismantle scaffolding to provide work platforms on building and industrial sites, and for temporary structures such as staging and seating.


  • erecting lifting tackles by attaching pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures, and installing cables and attaching counterweights

  • attaching slinging gear to hoisting equipment and objects to be moved using clamps, hooks, bolts and knots

  • fitting and bolting tubes, support braces and components to form bases and build up scaffolding

  • lifting and positioning sections of scaffolding

  • setting up winches and rigging equipment to raise and position girders, plates, columns and other steel units

  • erecting guard rails, guy wires, ropes and clears, laying planks and hanging safety nets

Qualifications and Work Experience Required
Applicants must have a trade qualification and licences and/or one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications.

Take the free visa evaluation form

If you are interested in living in working in New Zealand, fill out our New Zealand free initial visa evaluation form so our advisers can assess your eligibility for a visa. It’s the first step towards moving to New Zealand.

Keep up to date, on the go

We regularly post tips, advice, news and interesting articles about life in New Zealand across our social media pages and blog. To keep up to date whilst on the go follow our blog, or our FacebookTwitter, or Pinterest accounts.