Mechanical Technician

JULY 2024

Our New Plymouth workshop team are now looking for a trade certified professional to join our busy valve maintenance services crew that support the oil & gas, dairy, water and renewable energy sectors and more.  

The role: 

This is a full time position based at our Waiwhakaiho workshop, Mon – Fri, and there may be requirements for overtime work or overnight travel during shutdowns. Main duties include; 

  • Make sure to look after yourself and those around you by adhering to all safe working practices 
  • Carry out valve refurbishments & overhauls 
  • Carry out hose & pressure testing 
  • Some heavy lifting  
  • Documentation for worksheets and reporting 


What we’re looking for: 

We’ve been able to streamline the way our workshop works by taking what we’ve learned from decades on the tools and developing simple, smart processes and equipment that give our teams the space they need to get the job done right, and on time.  

To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be: 

  • A team player  
  • Able to show initiative  
  • Safety conscious 
  • Computer literate  
  • Holding a full New Zealand drivers license 
  • Be able to work in New Zealand immediately 
  • Have a trade certification in a mechanical discipline or relevant experience 

Experience in threaded fittings and valve maintenance is preferred, but not essential as we provide training.  

What we offer: 

Our motto is best people, best work and we make sure our team have plenty of opportunity for development and growth.  

  • Great pay 
  • Awesome team 
  • Solid work/life balance