Diesel Mechanic

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Logistics/Transport
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/28503
  • Closing Date:09 Dec 2022


We are looking for Mechanics with a passion for working on large trucks or plant e.g. diggers, graders, and loaders. Competitive hourly rate.

We have an opportunity available for a workshop mechanic to join our Auckland team at Higgins. 

• Grow and develop in a supportive team who treat each other like Whanau

• Hard work is recognised - build a career and not just do a job

• Competitive salary

• Awesome benefits for you and your family to enjoy

• Work alongside an experienced Workshop Manager with a wealth of experience 

• Opportunity to develop into a Workshop Foreman position

As an experienced workshop mechanic your role will focus on the repair and maintenance of a variety of trucks and equipment in our busy depot. You will be working alongside a team of experienced mechanics who work together to solve problems in a safe environment. 

What you’ll bring to the role:

• Experience in mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy vehicles and equipment

• Experience on yellow plant e.g. diggers, graders, loaders, dozers

• Level 4 Trade qualification or similar

• Excellent communication skills

• High attention to detail

• Committed to a safety-first culture 

• Availability to work an on-call roster

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. 

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

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