Workshop Mechanic

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:FCH/31239
  • Closing Date:10 Apr 2023


We have an opportunity available for a workshop mechanic to join our Christchurch team. 

Come join the Green Team:
• Competitive hourly rate + guaranteed hours 
• Join a supportive team that treat each other like Whānau
• Ongoing training and development to help you reach your career goals
• Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
• Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
• A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
• FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
• A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 
• Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)

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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