Trade Assistants - Devonport

$28.00 hourly
  • Tech Trade Recruitment
  • Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 08 Sep, 2023
Full time, Contractor Engineering Trades and Services

Job Description

  • 3 month temp contract with potential to extend
  • Paying up to $28 per hour + overtime rate
  • Gain valuable trades experience on a major project
About the role:    
Our client requires people who are practical, reliable and process-driven for 5 different Trade Assistant/Fire Sentry roles in Devonport. You may be a student looking to get a foot in the door in the engineering industry, a current labourer or trade assistant looking for more experience or a more mature person looking to take a step back.

The positions are based across different workshops and duties may include:
  • Assisting tradesmen (fabricators & welders, mechanics or mechanical fitters) with their work
  • Assisting tradesmen with installing interiors on board vessels
  • Helping with organisation and set up of tools, equipment and work areas
  • Ensuring a safe working environment and mitigating fire risk
  • Emergency evacuation procedures, in the case of an emergency
These roles are for an initial 3 months commencing immediately, with the potential to extend. 

About the Company:   
Our client is a major provider of engineering services to the marine industry in NZ, operating at NZ’s largest dry dock on the North Shore. They undertake major projects for the refurbishment of Naval vessels and offer a range of short and long term project based contracts. 

Skills + Experience: 
For this role you will need to:
  • Be mechanically minded and capable of using hand tools
  • Be fit, capable of some lifting and happy to work at heights or in confined spaces (if required)
  • Be diligent and reliable, with excellent communication skills
  • Hold a current driver’s licence and have a clean criminal history
  • Some work experience will be an advantage, but is not essential (school leavers/uni students can apply!) 
Pay + Benefits:  
  • Up to $28 per hour + overtime rate (based in skills and experience) + KiwiSaver
  • Gain valuable experience in the trades working on a major marine project 
About Us:  
Tech Trade is a specialist engineering and trade recruitment company, offering short & long term contract work as well as permanent jobs for skilled candidates. We have a diverse client base that spans a range of industries and have work available on an on-going basis. We pride ourselves on placing the right candidate in the right job.

How to Apply: 
Click on Apply Now to start your application or call Susana on 027 331 2335 for a confidential discussion. We look forward to hearing from you! 
Please note: To apply for this position, you must be residing in New Zealand and be a permanent resident or have a relevant working visa - without conditions.
Job Ref: 1117312