Mechanical Fitter
Meridian Energy
Otematata, New Zealand
3h ago

Job Description

Based at Benmore power station, this 12-month fixed term role will cover the Waitaki Valley hydro stations in this picturesque location.

Enjoy hunting, fishing, and tramping, all at your backdoor!

You will operate as part of a small but dedicated maintenance team, completing assigned jobs safety and in a timely matter ensuring the continued reliability of our plant.

You will need to be someone who can work as part of a team and proactively as an individual, as there are times that some of the jobs only require the one set of hands.

Working with the Mid Waitaki maintenance team to execute scheduled maintenance plans, respond to faults and emergencies, and undertake minor maintenance projects.

There may also be times when assistance on major projects is required.


  • Trade or Advanced Trade Cert in Mechanical Trades
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Experience in heavy rotating plant maintenance / Hydro Generation equipment an advantage
  • Computer literacy is required
  • Ability to work within a team or individually
  • Additional Information

    We have an epic culture where hard work and having a good time are equally valued. We live by three How to Be’s’ : be gutsy, be a good human, and be in the waka.

    Meridian is truly flexible, diverse and inclusive : in our workplace, you can feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work.

    Our flexible work options make things easier for you and your whānau. And we also offer an attractive salary package and benefits like life and income protection insurance, enhanced leave, KiwiSaver and parental leave provisions, discounts from Meridian and other organisations, and a Meridian employee share scheme.

    All in all, we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. If you think you’re an awesome fit not only for this role but for Meridian, apply today and tell us why!

    If you have any questions or would like the full position description, please email careers and someone will get back to you.

    Advertising closes 5pm Sunday 31st October 2021 (please note this is subject to change)

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