Engineer/Leading hand


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Construction & Architecture, Engineering

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Bay of Plenty 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

We are seeking a mechanical engineer to work in a multi skilled-engineering team. East Coast Heavy Diesel and Machinery are in the heavy equipment industry covering repairs on but not limited to trucks, heavy earth-moving machinery and a variety of forestry equipment.

We are seeking a motivated individual with excellent engineering aptitude, the ability to work to deadlines and work closely with a team of engineers, mechanics and clients. The role will include:

  • hands on engineering;

  • arranging/pricing jobs;

  • organising job cards and stories;

  • managing WIP;

  • working to KPIs.


The role will include weekend work as required.

To be successful in this role you will need/have:

  • a thorough knowledge and 3 to 5 years previous mechanical engineering experience plus formal engineering qualifications;

  • a current welding ticket;

  • fabrication experience;

  • diagnostic and problem solving skills with the ability to utilise computer systems;

  • quality experience and a strong commitment to meeting the needs of customers and the requirements of the business;

  • an understand that personal presentation is important;

  • the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with people at all levels both externally and internally;

  • to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;

  • to complete package of current and applicable licenses;

  • an excellent awareness, understanding and commitment to workplace Health and Safety;

  • an excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken;

  • a willingness to learn, succeed and be open to change and on-going growth.

We are a growing family business, and we are situated in the beautiful sunny Eastern Bay of Plenty.

If you think you are ready for a challenge then send your CV and covering letter to on a strictly confidential basis via the apply now button.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Company Info
East Coast Heavy Diesel
New Zealand

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