Job title : Fitter
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel Van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV72486

At CentrePort Wellington, we know an opportunity when we see it. Strategically placed at the centre of New Zealand, we are a key asset facilitating economic growth through safe and efficient movement of cargo and providing supply chain solutions and expertise. Our success comes from being innovative, flawless in execution and having the right people with the right attitude working for them.

​Centreport is now looking for a talented fitter to join their team.

About the role:

You will be responsible for the mechanical integrity of the company's assets that includes:

  • Identifying and diagnosing mechanical faults

  • Undertaking preventative maintenance and examining parts

  • Repairing and maintaining mechanical plant in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications

  • Managing workload to ensure tasks are completed to required timescales

  • Accurately recording maintenance schedules

To be successful in this role, you will require the following:

  • For Fitters and Welders: a minimum of a National Certificate in Maintenance and Diagnostics in Mechanical Engineering (Level 4), or the National Certificate in Engineering - Heavy (Level 4), or the National Certificate in Engineering Fabrication – Welding (Level 4), or equivalent qualification

  • For Fitters and Turners: a minimum of a National Certificate in Maintenance and Diagnostics in Mechanical Engineering (Level 4), or the National Certificate in Machining and Tool Making (Level 4), or equivalent qualification

  • Rigging experience in heavy engineering would be ideal

  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy machinery, including electric welding, hydraulic repairs and low voltage wiring repairs

  • A forklift endorsement and heavy vehicle driver’s licences

  • The ability to work in a team environment and assist other trades

Please note: CentrePort operates a 24/7 shift rotation and candidates must be able to commit to shift work. Centreport is also an Alcohol and Drug free workplace. Pre-employment medical and drug testing is part of our recruitment process. You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand.

What’s in for you?

You’ll join a workplace with a real team environment. We offer death and disability and income protection insurances, free car parking available on site, wellbeing initiatives, discounts with partner organisations and learning and development opportunities.

​CentrePort supports an environment of diversity and inclusion.We are committed to equal employment opportunities and therefore, encourage applications from different backgrounds. To ensure our recruitment process is fully accessible, please let us know if you require any support or have any accessibility requirement.

Don’t miss out in this rare opportunity and apply today.

If this role sounds like it is for you and you would like more information, please give Juanel a call on 04 471 6985 or email your profile to quoting the job reference number JV72486.