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Heavy Diesel Mechanic – Plant Equipment

Application Closes: 18 Apr 2024

Location: Nelson

  • Leading local employer | Progression and growth

Port Nelson has a reputation as being a great place to work. It is the maritime gateway for the top of the South Island and a vital hub supporting the region’s continued economic growth and prosperity. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and forward-thinking Heavy Diesel Mechanic to join a supportive and friendly team based at idyllic Port Nelson.

In this position, you will be part of a dedicated service team that oversees the repair and maintenance of all mobile plant assets onsite, ensuring service schedules are met and equipment availability is maximised in a time-critical environment. 

Moving forward, you will have the opportunity to continue to develop your technical skills and experience and will be rewarded with an amazing work environment and a team that is working towards a common goal with exciting projects in the pipeline.

Combine this with a competitive pay rate, medical insurance and Get Active/Be Well allowance with stability unmatched in the region - all the while working on the beautiful Port every day - this is an opportunity worth discussing.

You’ll need to have the following:

  • Trade Certificate (Heavy Diesel desirable) with good computer literacy and visual diagnostics and systems exposure
  • A solid technical background with experience in heavy machinery (e.g, excavators, trucks and forklifts)
  • Experience with electrical and hydraulic systems and a commitment to high-quality workmanship
  • Experience in Canbus systems will be advantageous
  • A genuine commitment to health and safety
  • Strong collaborative style with a proactive customer service-focused approach

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Port Nelson team and be part of a local business that is focused on providing outstanding service. We are recognised as one of the best employers in the Region and pride ourselves on our people, which is why we are committed to providing a great work environment, ongoing support and a competitive remuneration package plus relocation support.

At Port Nelson Ltd, irrespective of our position, we all strive to uphold our “ASPIRE” values: Accountability, Safety, Passion, Integrity/honesty, Respect and Excellence.

Please note: Port Nelson Ltd is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Pre-employment testing is part of our recruitment process. You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. 

Please contact Jacqui on 027 734 0113 for more information. 

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