Mechanical Trade Assistant

Trades & Services

Job description

The Company

Our client is a successful and long-standing vehicle part distributor operating throughout New Zealand. They have almost 370 employees across 17 branches across the country and have proven to be a great business for people to start their careers or continue it.

The Role

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, mechanically minded, Trade Assistant to join an industrial heavy diesel workshop. The ideal candidate would have automotive experience, either professionally or as a hobby. Daily tasks would include:

  • Basic vehicle repairs and servicing
  • Carry out modifications to new vehicles as per customers' requirements
  • Complete full vehicle inspections with correct record keeping
  • Vehicle grooming up to a high company standard

    This is an entry-level role and you will be working alongside trained Heavy Diesel Mechanics. It would be perfect for recently finished mechanical or engineering student. An apprenticeship and long-term role could also be made available for the right candidate.

    Days & Hours

    This role operates Monday to Friday 8am - 5am.

    You will also be expected to work every second Saturday 6am - 12pm

    Skills & Attributes

    • Basic mechanical knowledge and electrical understanding
    • The ability to liaise with customers and provide exceptional service
    • Full clean Class 1 license, as you would be driving vehicles around the yard
    • A good attitude!

      Benefits for You

      • Potential to secure an apprenticeship with a renowned New Zealand company
      • A fantastic team culture where everyone is valued and gets along with each other
      • Opportunities to upskill and obtain industry relevant qualifications

        Click APPLY NOW if this role sounds interesting and we will be in contact. Alternatively call Mike at OneStaff Palmerston North for a confidential chat on 063538002 (direct) or 0800178233 (free phone).