Diesel Mechanic

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Trades
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Levin
  • Job Reference:15639
  • Closing Date:30 Apr 2020


Diesel Mechanic

  • Based in Levin 
  • Permanent Full Time

About Higgins
Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) specialises in road and infrastructure design, construction and maintenance. Over 50 years we’ve built a reputation for safety, integrity and for moving heaven and earth for our customers.

About The Role
We are seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic to join our small but busy team based in Levin.

Our ideal candidate will be a self starter with some solid experience in heavy machinery, road transport and small plant.  Having experience in Hydraulic systems will be a huge advantage and if you have engineering welding skills it’s a plus. Experience with crushers would be an advantage but not necessary.

This vacancy is for our only Diesel Mechanic / Workshop Foreman onsite, however you’re supported by an Welder /fabricator and your leader, our Operations Manager is also a qualified Diesel Mechanic.

Key Responsibilities
  • Maintaining our fleet of trucks, machinery and plant to a high level.
  • Supervision of welder/fabricator and part time staff.

Skills And Experience 

  • Qualified and experienced Diesel Mechanic
  • Ideally you’ll have a Class 5 licence to move the plant around
  • TC Basic Certificate and First aid desirable
  • Ability to supervise staff
  • A commitment to the highest standards of Health & Safety

At Higgins we stay true to the same family values the company was founded with; ‘Acting with Care’ in all we do, ‘Moving Heaven and Earth’ for our customers, ‘Respecting Each Other’, ‘Being Lean and Agile’ and ‘Working as a Team’.

As a Higgins employee you will have access to Fletchers Benefits Programme and unrivalled career development opportunities in a Group with 50 businesses across 40 different countries.

How To Apply
If you enjoy working in teams, have a strong work ethic and take pride in your work, we'd love to hear from you!

Higgins is committed to safety; a satisfactory pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screening test is required if you’re offered a job with us and applications will only be accepted by persons eligible to work in New Zealand. 

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