Mechanical Maintenance Fitter – Nelson

Jul 03, 2018

July 4, 2018
Job Type
Location of Job
Brightwater Company
Brightwater Engineers Ltd.
Brightwater Contact
Shannon Crous, 03 543 5300


Brightwater is one of New Zealand’s leading engineering providers offering engineering solutions, fabrication and site services to the Aggregates, Minerals, Wood Products, Marine, Forestry and Dairy sectors across Australasia. We are interested in employing the following skilled trades to join our Trades team in Auckland, Nelson and Greymouth:

Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

  • Immediate start
  • Permanent employment
  • Competitive hourly rate + penal time + away allowances

We have exciting opportunities for Mechanical Fitters to join our team – we offer work variety and regular overtime and reward you with a competitive rate. We pride ourselves on hiring talented tradesmen with initiative and drive who work well independently and as part of a team.

You will have a trade qualification as a Fitter Turner/Fitter Welder/Mechanical Fitter/Maintenance & Diagnostics or relevant experience as a Journeyman in a Heavy Engineering environment. We work on client sites around the Nelson Region and also across New Zealand and Australia undertaking Material Handling project installations, commissioning and preventive/corrective maintenance on plant across all the industries listed above. You will have excellent fault finding and diagnostic abilities to support this. Ability to obtain welding tickets would also be beneficial.

We are seeking a motivated and reliable individual with good practical skills and an excellent attitude to Health & Safety. You will have good communication skills and be able to build relationships with both clients and your colleagues with the ability to read and interpret technical drawings, to weld and thrive on working on industrial site environments unsupervised.

You must have the relevant immigration status to work in New Zealand and be physically fit with the ability to pass a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Contact Shannon Crous, People and Safety Administrator to discuss opportunities on 03 543 5300 or send your application to:

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

Apply online now by completing the steps below!

Alternatively, you can contact Shannon Crous, 03 543 5300 to discuss your suitability for this role.

Step 1

Are you a tradesman?

If relevant to your trade, please complete the Mechanical Skills Self-Assessment sheet

Please attach your completed Mechanical Skills Self-Assessment sheet to the Apply Online form below using the Attachments field.

Step 2

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