Heavy Diesel Mechanic Supervisor - Hamilton


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GAVINS Ltd is an agricultural business based in Gordonton, just north of Hamilton. Our business covers a broad range of operations; contracting, earthworks, transport, stockfeed and farming.

We are seeking an experienced Heavy Diesel Mechanic to supervise the trucking and earthworks area of our workshop. This person will be highly skilled and able to lead others to plan and undertake maintenance and repairs on our fleet of primarily Daf, Hino, and Nissan trucks and Caterpillar and Volvo excavators. As required it will also include work on John Deere and Fendt tractors and associated implements. 

This role will include:
• Hands-on diagnostic, repair and maintenance work.
• Plan and structure jobs and repair schedules
• Allocate tasks to diversely skilled team members.
• Supervise supporting staff on repair and maintenance projects
• Seasonal breakdown service with a workshop ute.

The ideal candidate will need:
• 5+ years heavy mechanical experience
• Class 5 Licence essential and WTR would be an advantage
• Welding and fabrication experience would be advantageous 
• Excellent problem solving skills
• High degree of integrity and self-assurance 
• Time management and prioritising tasks
• Ability to work well alone and with others

We operate to seasonal demands that agricultural work dictates, this requires longer hours of work during peak periods, including Saturday work. This is a full-time, hands-on role. 

We need someone who is solutions focussed and able to undertake repairs and supervise other employees. This person needs to be adaptable, have a can-do attitude and willing to support our varied workforce to get the job done. If all this sounds like you, then send in your CV

In applying for this job you are giving GAVINS permission to undertake reference checks of previous employment / supplied referees. 

GAVINS Ltd is a drug and alcohol free environment and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be required.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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Gavins Ltd
New Zealand

Web Site: https://gavins.co.nz/

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