Operations Technician - Mechanical

Job title : Operations Technician - Mechanical
Location : Christchurch City
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV72108

RobLawMax Recruitment has exclusively partnered with Liquigas who is New Zealand's leader for storage, distribution and trading of bulk LPG delivering a safe, reliable and cost effective service to its customers nation-wide.


Due to a change in resource needs, Liquigas are now looking to engage a 'hands-on' Operator Technician / Maintenance Engineer to join them in Christchurch.


As the Operations Technician you will be responsible for scheduling, co-ordinating, and implementing operations and maintenance work at the depot facilities.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Schedule, co-ordinate and implement mechanical planned and unplanned inspection and maintenance work.

  • Assign, co-ordinate and supervise work done by external contractors to allow completion of the maintenance schedule.

  • Identifying, reporting, and resolving any weaknesses or opportunities in the equipment or operations at the depot.

  • Support project implementation through design reviews, hazard assessments, permitting, commissioning etc.


To be successful for the role, you will need:

  • Mechanical trade qualification

  • Enchem certification or willing to undertake further studies to obtain this

  • Operating background would be ideal

  • Experience in hazardous working environments & willing to undertake further studies in this field

  • Extensive knowledge in health and safety systems and procedures

  • Comfortable partaking on the rostered call out system (every 3rd week)

  • Pre-employment medical and drug testing

​As well as being suitably qualified, they are looking for a real team player who does not mind getting stuck in and helping around the depot on other duties when required.


In return you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly salary ($42.59), a generous call-out package and working with a small but dedicated multi-skilled team. You will be provided with training and learning opportunities.


If you are in a similar role or ready for a bit of a change and this type of work is up your alley - then give Juanel a call on 04 471 6985 or email your profile to jobs@roblawmax.co.nz quoting the job reference number JV72108