Fitter Turner – Maintenance Servicing

Full Job Description
Our client is a Wellington based company providing total engineering solutions from concept through to after sales support. Their ingenuity to provide proven designed equipment and services has enabled them to be one of the longest running engineering companies in the area going from strength to strength. From filtration to drying kilns to acoustics their vast industry knowledge and experience has made them major players in specialist engineering knowledge and equipment.

A position has come available for a Fitter Turner. The main focus of this role would be to provide Fitting and Turning of the company’s equipment both onsite and also including travel offsite to do installation and maintenance work at other businesses that use their equipment. The role is a mix of fitting and machining but is mostly fitting.

Staff supervision experience would also be very valuable as this role also includes an element of staff supervision of offsite maintenance teams.

The associated travel would generally be only 2 – 3 days away at a time with a maximum of 8 days away on site to service their installations of kilns, fans, blowers, laser alignment of pumps, drives, and electric motors, corrective balancing work for rotating assemblies. 

To be suitable for this position you will need to display the following skills:

  • Trade Qualified Fitter Turner
  • Strong amount of hands on experience in mechanical industrial maintenance
  • A variety of skills in fitting, turning
  • Site based Staff Supervision experience
  • New Zealand based with Permanent Residence
  • Can do attitude
  • Ability to make decisions and run with it
  • Goof work ethic
  • Physically Active person
  • Ability to do physically and mentally demanding role

This is a rare opportunity in a reputable Wellington Company for an experienced Fitter Turner. It would suit someone who would enjoy the variety of work onsite and offsite, and who has the staff supervision experience or aptitude for this that is required. The client may also provide electrical servicing training if necessary.

If you are a Mechanical Fitter looking for work in Auckland then also please let me know!

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To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact David Milmine on 0800 171 000 if calling from New Zealand, +64 4 472 6558 if calling internationally or email 

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