Trades Assistant
Kiwi Rail
Mt. Maunganui/Tauranga
14d ago

No qualification required! All you need is an aptitude for mechanics and thirst for knowledge and learning! Apply today to be a Trades Assistant!

Your role :

The Mt Maunganui team are passionate, friendly and supportive. We're looking for a Trades Assistant to work with our Locomotives.

This role sees you carrying out preventative maintenance checks and repairs on the Locomotive fleet with the view to improve the reliability and availability of the fleet.

This is a hands-on role where you will be working along with other Trades People, Technicians and Servicing Persons. We offer job advancement and invest in you to work your way to gaining your trade certificates.

The role involves shift work on a rotating roster. The shifts are combinations of 6am -2.30pm or 4pm -12am and on average you will work up to 2 weekends per month.

Your skills :

You may have just completed a pre-trade NZQA qualification and be looking for a foot in the door to launch your career. Perhaps you have completed a mechanical course or have some experience within mechanical maintenance or heavy vehicles?

We are open to similar trade experience or courses.

  • At your core you need to have a passion for how things fit together
  • A mechanical understanding with a thirst for knowledge and learning
  • Prior experience in transport, heavy plant maintenance or heavy manufacturing industries would be ideal
  • Zero Harm is critical in our organisation, so you will need to have a strong safety focus and genuinely care about the wellbeing of your team and yourself at all times.
  • It would be advantageous if you held a current Trades ticket, but this is not essential.
  • Your Benefits :

  • A competitive hourly rate with penal rates
  • Extensive support and ongoing training
  • Heavily discounted travel and insurance
  • Shift work with the options for overtime and penal rates
  • We have a strong Team who work closely in a busy and upbeat environment . If this sounds like you then apply now and start your journey.

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