Machinist / Fitter Hydraulic Technician

Location: Thames, Waikato
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 200184011_1603939829

We require someone who is trade qualified and looking to join a established team based in Thames.

Our client offers a variety of workshop and on location duties, you must be mechanically minded with a ready to learn attitude as there is potential to grow and qualify further.

Ideally you will have experience in fabricating and repairing hydraulic cylinders. Having problem solving abilities and the aptitude to adapt to a multitude of variables with every job. A commitment to service, timeframes and high-quality output is key.

Attend hydraulic breakdowns when required, training will be provided.

This role will require a on call roster one week every month.


The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

Previous and relevant experience in operating a manual lathe and milling machine including internal and external thread cutting of parts

Have previous experience welding arc and mig

Fault finding and diagnostic testing

The ideal applicant will have 3-5 years experience machining
A background in hydraulic component installation and light fabrication work
Ability to interpret a range of instructions from detailed drawings and manuals to sample parts
People skills, a deliverer of excellent customer service
Meticulous with an eye for detail and a passion for perfect
Excellent time management capabilities, with the ability to meet deadlines
Ability to think outside the box, with the willingness to take on additional tasks and duties
Physically fit and a Team player


In return you will experience:

  • Locally owned and operated company
  • Supportive, friendly, fun working environment
  • Variety, with no two days the same
  • Satisfaction in your work
  • Competitive remuneration package

Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand and have high written and oral English language competencies.

A pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol screening plus criminal record check will be part of the recruitment process.

Don't hesitate to apply - click apply now or email your CV to waihi@awf.co.nz