Trade Assistant

Location: Wellington, New Zealand
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200126542_1555377761
Salary: Negotiable

Are you passionate about engineering and eager to gain more hands-on experience? Then this job will excite you!

Mechanical Trade Assistant



If you are a Trade Qualified mechanic or an apprentice in the process of completing your technician qualification, we would like to hear from you. Our client is busy and with an ever expanding workload, there is no better time to look at making the move.

Your new company



An industry leading transportation maintenance business with a positive, modern and safe work environment based in Wellington.


Your new role

Assisting in planned maintenance, service, diagnostics and repair of crucial parts of (heavy) transport vehicle fleets. You will need to have a mechanical aptitude. Having an understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, diesel engines, welding and fabricating will be highly beneficial. We will need someone to start in the first week of May.

You will need the following:

* Impeccable attention to detail

* Experience in the use of hand- and power tools

* Mechanically minded

* A professional manner and presentation and good communication skills

* Reliability and high work ethic

* Able to work well under deadlines and pressure

* Committed to playing an active role as port of a Zero Harm culture

* Solid understanding of how to be part of an efficient and "well oiled" team, all working toward a common goal.


What you'll get in return

Work with a stable employer who offer a variety of work and truly look after their employees. Working within a rapidly expanding workshop with a team of like-minded people. Your expertise and opinions will be valued and respected.



This temporary role comes with the possibility of securing a more on-going role based upon your skill level and your attitude and flexibility during the assignment.


If you feel you are the right person for the job or would like further information, please call Daan Heeneman straight away on 04 473 99 15, or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to wellington@awf.co.nz


Please note that applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a current, valid NZ work permit, and need to be available for an immediate start here in Wellington.



A pre-employment drug screen is part of our recruitment process. We will also need to be able to contact 2 relevant -workplace- referees.


We have more positions that suit people at the start of their mechanical career. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please us for a confidential discussion on your career.