Heavy Diesel Mechanic

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Trades
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Carterton
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  • Closing Date:22 Oct 2022


The Green Team at our branch in the beautiful Wairarapa is looking for a permanent full time experienced Heavy Diesel Mechanic to join our Workshop Crew.  

Grow and develop in a supportive team 
Hard work is recognised - build a career and not just do a job
Awesome benefits for you and your whānau to enjoy
Competitive hourly rate - $35-$40 ph for the right candidate
Guaranteed 40 hours per week

As our inhouse Heavy Diesel Mechanic, you will be focused on repair and maintenance on a variety of medium to large plant, vehicles and equipment for Higgins Masterton.  

What you’ll bring to the role:
Experience in mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy vehicles and equipment
Trade qualification in Heavy Diesel
Practical experience operating industry equipment and plant
Excellent communication skills
Flexible and resilient (occasionally required to work night shift/call outs)
High attention to detail
Physically fit
Committed to a safety-first culture

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

Applicants for this position must have or be eligible for a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.