Heavy Diesel Mechanic

Location: Auckland
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 200250067_1713842445
Salary: Up to NZ$45 per hour + Health Insurance, Phone Allowance
Bryar Metcalfe
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A well-established family-owned business based in East Tamaki is seeking 2 qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanics.

These roles will be varied within their maintenance team to assist in servicing and repairs of heavy plant and equipment, small plant and equipment, and trucks. We need someone who can work not only within a team but also works well autonomously.

With two positions available, there will be one workshop-based position and one position off-site (company car and fuel card included for off-site position).

As part of your role, you will be:

  • Servicing of diesel engines - both manual and automatic gearboxes
  • Pre-checks and road worthiness checking
  • Maintenance of service machinery as and when required
  • Servicing of Tractors, Farm Machinery, Forklifts, Diesel Engines and Road Diesel Engines
  • Be able to use hand and power tools

To be successful in this role:

  • You must be a trade qualified diesel mechanic
  • Minimum 3 years' experience servicing diesel engines including Japanese and European engines
  • Minimum 3 years' experience servicing heavy civil machinery, including Caterpillar
  • Can think on your feet and confident in decision making
  • Confident in carrying out mechanical vehicle checks
  • Knowledge of auto electrics advantageous
  • Recognise problems and diagnose issues
  • Excellent communicator
  • Minimum Class 2 clean driving licence
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand - open work visa, residency, citizenship

What's in it for you:

  • Permanent position
  • Competitive hourly rate up to $45 per hour
  • Monday to Friday work - Hours will be 7.00am until 4.00pm, every second Saturday morning shift but some flexibility could be required at times
  • Working within a family owned and operated business
  • Phone allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Working with a dedicated team that ensure your Health and Safety are our number one priority

In addition, as part of the recruitment process you will need to pass our pre employment drug and alcohol screening and a Ministry of Justice criminal conviction check.

If you're interested in applying, hit apply now or give Zainab a call on 027 577 3172 or 09 526 2635.

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