Contact Us

DJ MATHESON Christchurch 027 444 9774 EMAIL DJ
MARTIN WILSON Wellington 027 449 5408 EMAIL MARTIN
MARK FREEMAN Wellington 021 898 725 EMAIL MARK
ALEX WILMSHURST Nelson/Kaikoura 027 488 2849 EMAIL ALEX
GARETH HALLAM Christchurch 027 208 0592 EMAIL GARETH
MURRAY THESSMAN Wellington 027 262 4333 EMAIL MURRAY
ANDREW LILLIG Wellington 027 542 0536 EMAIL ANDREW
LEONIE STEAD Christchurch 027 550 0667 EMAIL LEONIE


15 Bute Street, Wellington
PO Box 27467, Wellington 6141

04 801 5336 enquire


26 Thackers Quay, Woolston,
Christchurch 8023

03 384 0336


Job vacancies

Abseil Access are currently employing qualified rope access workers and geotechnical drillers.



IRATA Level 3 / IRAANZ Level 4 – Experienced Abseilers/Site Supervisors


Are you interested in working on cool projects in amazing locations while being part of an awesome team?

Abseil Access is a market leading specialist rope access company. We make the impossible look easy – and looking epically cool while we’re doing it.  Providing specialist engineering services to inaccessible locations around the country, our two ‘HQ’s’ are in Wellington and Christchurch.

We’ve been ‘doing what we do’ for 24 years and our staff are a bunch of talented and devoted people who get satisfaction from getting it right first time.

As a result of the 2016 earthquakes in Kaikoura we need more experienced Site Supervisors to join our busy team.

What do you need?

  • Site Supervisor experience
  • It goes without saying that excellent communication skills are a must! You will be a part of a strong team working together to achieve great things so it is essential that everyone is kept well informed!
  • It is also essential you are an EXPERIENCED & QUALIFIED (IRATA or IRAANZ) rope access technician.
  • You must have a valid working Visa for New Zealand and a sound work ethic

It would also be a huge plus if you had:
•       A geotechnical background
•       Experience working on slope stability projects
•       Knowledge of current safe working practices
•       Experience in rope access rock anchoring and soil nailing (operating pneumatic and           hydraulic open hole and hollow bar installations).
•       Experience in blast hole drilling (hand held top-hammers and rig mounted top-      hammers).
•       Rockfall barrier and attenuation installations
What’s in it for you?
In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive good rates of pay and the opportunity to do really cool work with great people. What more could you ask for?

If you think this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for – please send through your most recent CV to with a paragraph about why you are the right person for the role.


Drillers / Rope Access workers

Abseil Access is a specialist Rope Access company providing engineering and the height safety services throughout New Zealand.

We are looking for qualified rope access drillers to work – based in Wellington or Christchurch. The Ideal candidate will have:

  • rock drilling experience
  • a strong building or construction background
  • a “can-do” attitude
  • the ability to work in a team
  • comfortable in physically demanding roles

Preference will be given to applicants who have recognised rope access qualification along with geotechnical and drilling experience

A wide variety of work disciplines will be encountered including:

  • building maintenance and inspections
  • concrete repairs
  • construction projects
  • stabilising cliffs
  • drilling rock anchors

Applicants must have:

  • New Zealand residency or a current work visa for NZ
  • Rope Access qualification – IRAANZ, IRATA or equivalent
  • Applications must include a CV and references

Please download our application form here, fill out the details and email to