Mechanical & Electrical Apprenticeships
Red Stag Timber
Rotorua, New Zealand
9d ago

The Company has made significant investment in a new Sawmill completed in 2016, and other leading edge timber processing technology.

We also invest in our people through training programmes to support workforce skills growth.

These career paths involve specialized on the job learning combined with study, to become a trade qualified Electrician or Mechanical Fitter.

Skilled and trade qualified technicians have the earning potential of $75,000+ / annum, and are highly sought after in many industries both in New Zealand and overseas.

Successful candidates will initially enter a temporary work trial period (3 months) starting in December 2018 as a Trades Assistant, prior to confirmation Red Stag will sponsor their trade qualification pathway to achieve a L4 National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or L4 National Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

Practical learning on site will involve hands on work as a paid apprentice, mentored by our experienced Trades people. Apprenticeships generally take up to 4 years to complete.

Ideal applicants will have :

  • A minimum L2 NCEA pass in Mathematics (statistics) & English and have also ideally studied a Technology / IT related subject.
  • Excellent communication skills, personal presentation and willing to follow instructions.
  • Confident computer and IT skills.
  • A reliable work-first’ attitude, along with a strong commitment to workplace safety.
  • A high level of physical fitness and strength due to the nature of the work tasks.
  • A pre-employment medical, including drug screening applies. Any health issues need to be declared at the time of application.

    All applicants are to apply in writing with a cover letter stating their preferred pathway i.e. Electrical or Mechanical and provide copies of most current record of learning, school attendance verification, a brief CV and the completed Red Stag application form.

    A mechanical or electrical aptitude test will be part of the screening process, along with minimum two positive reference checks.

    Application forms can be downloaded from http : / / www.redstagtimber.co.nz / people / careers /

    Post applications to Alice York-Mayall, HR Advisor, Red Stag Timber Ltd, PO Box 1748, Rotorua or email to alice.york-mayall redstagtimber.

    co.nz by closing date of Monday 12th November 2018. Any other queries to (07) 349-5814.

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