Mechanical Fitter Jobs

How to Enter

To increase your chances of becoming an Electrical Fitter in New Zealand, it is recommended that you complete a New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4) and specialise in Fitting and Machining in your final year.

 

The personal requirements of a Mechanical Fitter will often include the following:

  • Responsible and safety-conscious
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Very accurate and patient
  • Great communicator
  • Able to make sound judgements
  • Able to do heavy lifting, work at height and in confined spaces
  • Can work independently or as part as a team

 

Typical Responsibilities

Mechanical Fitters can expect to do any of the following tasks:

  • Manufacturing, installing and maintaining new production machinery and equipment
  • Carrying out maintenance checks on machines and diagnosing faults
  • Cleaning and repairing machines and machine parts
  • Deciding on suitable materials and working methods
  • Measuring and marketing out materials for cutting
  • Setting and operating machines to cut and shape the materials
  • Checking measurements and welding parts together
  • Testing finished products

Progression

With experienced, Mechanical Fitters can progress into supervisory or managerial roles, or move into specialise areas such as Product Design, Management or Technical Sales. Maintenance Engineers may also be able to move to other areas of Mechanical Engineering including Maintenance Engineers, Mechanical Machinists, General Engineers, Toolmakers or Metal Formers.

 

Salary Range

Entry: 32K – 40K per annum (NZD)

Experienced: 40K – 80Kper annum (NZD)

 

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Wellington

Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955

reception@roblawmax.co.nz

 

Auckland

Physical Address:
Generator, Level 1
Stanbeth House
28 Customs St East
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 951 5011

Christchurch

Physical Address:
Level 1, Kensington House
185 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8011
New Zealand

Tel: 0800 868 436

 

Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
Office T43
477 Boundary Street
Springhill
Brisbane
QLD 4000
Australia
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427

 

London, United Kingdom

344-354 Grays Inns Road
London
WC1X 8BP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 3934 6389