Diesel Mechanic

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Tauranga
  • Job Reference:FCH/34040
  • Closing Date:19 Dec 2023


The Green Team at our branch in Tauranga are looking for a permanent full-time experienced Diesel Mechanic to join the Workshop Crew.  
  • Grow and develop in a supportive team 
  • Hard work is recognised - build a career and not just do a job
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Awesome benefits for you and your family to enjoy
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)
As a in house Diesel Mechanic, your focus on repair and maintenance on a variety of medium to large plant and equipment and road transport

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Experience in mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy vehicles and equipment
  • Minimum Level 4 Trade qualification or overseas equivalent
  • 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
This is a full time, permanent role working a minimum of 40 hours to a maximum of 70 hours per week. Competitive hourly rate on offer between $30 - $40 an hour. This role in based in Tauranga with travel through the wider Bay of Plenty region as required.

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!

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