Position purpose

We are looking for our next intake of Maintenance Apprentices to work as part of our Engineering Team. We have a supportive training environment that has a strong track record of growing and developing our people. We have won multiple industry awards for training over the nearly 50 years we have been operating. Our team is filled with amazing people and for talented people there are some great career opportunities available in this space!

Training as a Maintenance Engineer we will give you a broad variety of skills and knowledge. fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics, machinery installation and fabrication. You will report to the Engineering and Project Manager and be based at our Christchurch facility. Our manufacturing plant operates 24 hours/5 days a week,


Key attributes and skills.

The successful candidate will be a great communicator, a person who has strong problem solving abilities. You will will have the ability to identify, diagnose and problem solve. You will have the ability to build relationships with a wide cross section of people. We are looking for a person who will bring energy creativity and enthusiasm. Key skills required are

  • NCEA Level 2 in Math and English
  • Mechanical pre trade qualification (preferred)
  • Computer literate (Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Ability to work in a team or unsupervised

The Role

No day is the same when you are part of the Engineering team, below are some of the key aspects.

  • Participate in hazard and risk assessment of projects
  • Scheduling and performing routine maintenance,
  • Diagnosing issues
  • Repairing Tools

Interested in applying?

To apply for this role, please fill in the form below. Please ensure you include both a Cover Letter and CV. Only candidates that hold New Zealand citizenship or New Zealand Permanent Residency will be considered.

Please note, pre-employment testing (Medical, Drug and Aptitude) will form part of the eligibility process.