New little crane truck

Posted on July 7, 2015 Updated on September 5, 2015

OTEL Truck body builders have just finished this little crane truck build. the complete truck body design and build was manufactured in house by OTEL’s Truck body fabricators.

It is another Crane Truck for Electrix, Auckland and is the first of two identical trucks. The crane has a Max lift capacity of 2650 kg’s.
It has a Electric recovery winch mounted and certified on the front. and a certified tow bar at the rear.

OTEL Fabricators have built the Aluminum toolboxes, equipped with sliding storage draws and 2000w power inverter. Mesh storage cage at rear and a toolbox mounted under the deck at the RH side. Lineman’s ladders can be stored on the RH side and slide easily off the rear. It has a work vice and hand wash container mounted at the rear LH side.

For more information contact OTEL direct to discuss your requirements.

4×4 Linesman Crane Truck

Posted on June 22, 2015 Updated on September 5, 2015


OTEL engineer Dan Matoka has just finished fabricating this good looking body and crane fit out on this new Isuzu FTS800 4×4 chassis for Northpower which will be based out of Whangarei, Northland…

It has a Palfinger PK15500C crane and is equipped with radio remote controls and a hydraulic hose reel for the 500mm and 600mm earth auger with 1 metre extension and hydraulic drive motor that is stored on the deck. It also has a front outrigger beam with hydraulic legs.

The deck features Aluminum hinging sides for weight savings and a special non skid deck coating for safety. Also fabricated into the body design is a under deck toolbox, Lt hand wash and soap dispenser, earth rods, certified tow-bar, storage hooks, Lt emergency water container and in built load anchorage tie down points. It also has a front mounted Holland pintle hook off a certified tow-bar assembly to help in the event of being stuck. LED lights are fitted with roof beacons and K&H remote control work lamps on the cab roof.

It is also fitted out with large off road rims and tires and runs as a Category 1 over dimensional vehicle because of its width and specially fabricated over width rear mudguards with over dimension hi-vis decals encase the large off road rear wheels.

It has been sandblasted and finished with Resene two pack paint to clients fleet colours.

For more information contact us direct to discuss your requirements.

Linesman Crane Truck

Posted on June 18, 2015 Updated on September 5, 2015


The boys have just finished fabricating his new crane truck for Northpower, Auckland. it features a Palfinger PK16002 Radio remote crane with four extensions, twin hose reel for hydraulic drive motor to operate 600mm Auger. front outrigger beam and hydraulic legs, aluminum toolboxes fabricated in house at OTEL for weight saving, 2000w inverter located in toolbox, slide out drawers on heavy duty slides, quality US made stainless steel door locks, twin ladder storage racks fabricated into body design, purpose built line support pole hydraulically operated from crane controls.

Certified towbar, LED lighting with K&H remote control work lamp on roof bar, pull out work vice at rear. additional storage box fabricated into chassis rails at rear. fully sandblasted and painted to fleet colours. and final assembly completed by OTEL’s dedicated team. for more information contact us direct.

Custom Truck Fabrication For Watercare

Posted on April 12, 2015 Updated on July 21, 2015

The boys in the workshop have been busy fabricating the back end of this water utilities truck service vehicle. This is number 15 off the production line. special purpose water Utility truck. Fuso Canter FEB60 truck.


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Specialist EWP truck

Posted on April 11, 2015 Updated on July 21, 2015



New EWP special purpose vegetation maintenance unit recently finished for Waikato Tree Services in Te Awamutu, N Z.

Altec LRV56-E66 aerial device fitted on Isuzu FVZ1400 6×4 chassis. 23 mt working height, 10′ elevator increase working height to 26 mt’s.

Specially fabricated body design built to clients specific requirements, 10 + cu mt chip bin, locker box storage for equipment required with fold down access steps, cab roof protector and work platform, certified tow bar, wired for electric brakes, hydraulic winch mounted at front, K&H remote control work lamp.

Check out our web site for more customized and purpose built trucks.


Recently Completed Linesman Service trucks

Posted on February 19, 2015 Updated on July 21, 2015

The team in the workshop has been busy fabricating this truckbody for Electrix in Albany, Auckland. The pictures show one of two that will built. The build was specific to the client requirements.

Truck Specs: Fuso Canter FEB60 chassis
Otel offers a range of vehicle build services. We churn them out so watch this space to see more of our projects come of the factory line.


Crane Trucks

Posted on February 19, 2015 Updated on July 21, 2015

Check out these two new crane trucks recently completed for Swanson Transport Ltd.

Purpose built units for Transporation and lifting of roofing iron and flashings.

Specially built lift on/off frames on twist locks.

Specs include:

Palfinger PF19502 cranes

Nissan CW 6×4 chassis’s


Otel – Onehunga Transport Engineering Ltd

Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated on June 1, 2015

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