Mechanical Engineer
Kiwi Rail
Auckland
12h ago

A great opportunity has arisen at our Auckland, Westfield based depot for an experienced Level 4-5 Mechanical Engineer. This is a varied role across our Diesel engine fleet (DMU'S) with excellent hours of Monday - Friday 7am -3.30pm.

Your Role :

Working as a Mechanical Engineer at an experience level 4-5 you will be kept busy in our yards with the servicing and maintenance duties of our Passenger diesel fleet.

The primary focus of this role would be to carry out the various maintenance checks as set out in the Rail operating code with the view to improve reliability and availability of the fleet.

The work is varied from working on the likes of air conditioning, modifications and general maintenance checks. There would be also rail vehicle movements in this role.

This is a hands-on role, working along with other mechanical engineers, locomotive maintainers, and servicing assistants in a team environment.

Your Skills :

  • Tradesman (Trade Certificate or equivalent if from overseas) : Electrical and Mechanical fitters, qualified diesel or auto mechanics
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with heavy industry or automobile industry experience and machine upgrades, or experience in locomotives, ship or similar
  • Ability to analyse and interpret hydraulic & pneumatic control circuit diagrams, fault finding, develop alternate methods
  • Ability to analyse electrical schematics, fault finding, develop alternate methods.
  • A good knowledge of relevant Engineering specifications and sound engineering practices
  • Have a full, clean NZ driver's licence
  • Fit and active and comfortable in a hands-on role working in an energetic role.
  • You will have great communication skills, be highly motivated and able to follow rules, regulations and procedures. We have a great team here, so you'll need to be a team player who can get along well with others.

    Your Benefits :

  • 4 weeks holiday
  • We love to develop our people and offer several career opportunities to progress, to team leader and beyond.
  • Penal rates if you do have an occasional weekend call out.
  • Heavily discounted travel and holiday houses across NZ
  • Working at KiwiRail you'll be joining a kiwi-owned company who has been operating for over 150 years. If you are ready to reap the rewards of working hard and have an attitude where you are driven to succeed, then KiwiRail is the place for you.

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