Diesel Mechanics

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Diesel Mechanics | Various New Zealand Locations
Various New Zealand Locations
Job Description

Our client is one of New Zealand's largest and most trusted recruitment companies, specialising in the supply of skilled staff. They are looking for diesel mechanics for jobs in Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua and Hawkes Bay.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Applicants must be comfortable and experienced with diagnosing and troubleshooting faults and problems and attending to roadside breakdowns
  • Applicants with both Truck and Heavy equipment experience (experience across a range of vehicles) are also highly sought after (although we can consider those that only specialise in either Trucks or Heavy Equipment, but options may be a little more limited)
  • Applicants need to be experienced working with hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Basic understanding of auto electrics (basic understanding required but do not have to be specialists with this)
  • Transmission rebuilds – preference for people who can rebuild transmissions although we can consider those that are able to assemble and disassemble them
  • Applicants ideally need to have the equivalent to either Class 2 or Class 4 NZ Driver’s License (DL) . They need to be prepared to convert overseas HGV license asap when they arrive in NZ. We need applicants that can convert overseas DL through the NZTA immediately. Please see the following countries that the applicant needs to have a valid HGV licence in:
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Belguim
    • Canada
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hong Kong
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Luxenbourg
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • United Kingdom
    • USA
Experience Required

At least 3 years’ experience and preference for a formal diesel mechanic qualification. If no formal qualification, then we will consider how many years the applicant has been working as a mechanic. 

What is in it for you

Depends on area/location and also experience ($30 - $35 starting contract rate typically) – but we will consider higher rates on a case-by-case basis depending on the applicants’ years of experience/formal qualifications/NZ experience (if any)

Equality Diversity Inclusion

We value the unique differences that each of our colleagues bring to work every day and are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels respected, included and able to perform at their best. We are committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the communities we support. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from Women, Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities, LGBTQ+ and candidates who have a disability.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of disabled candidates who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

Additional Benefits
$30 - $35 starting contract rate typically
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