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ASHBURTON – Machinery Operator / Mechanic / Farm Hand / Engineer extraordinare

Friday, June 14th, 2019
  • Do you have engineering / mechanical skills and a farming background?
  • Are you looking for a change and some serious variety in your role?
  • Room to grow and excel

We are looking for a versatile person to work for our client on their 1,500ha property based 20 minutes out of Ashburton.  Ideally someone with a mechanical background and engineering skills would fit this role. 

This established farm is a busy environment where they try to be relatively self-sufficient, they fatten 6 – 8,000 store lambs, sow, spray and harvest their own crops with modern equipment and make their own baleage.  There is a Haushan 4000 sprayer, an excavator & digger on farm for the machinery operator with appropriate licenses. 

On a property this size, there is always R & M / improvement work that needs doing which is where your engineering & mechanical skills will come to the fore.

For the successful candidate – on offer is:

  • 3 Bedroom Family home with idyllic mature gardens just waiting for a family to fill it
  • Being part of a small dynamic team
  • Variation in the role with room to grow and improve your skills

If this sounds like you and you have a valid New Zealand Work Visa, are able to pass a Pre-Employment drug test and are willing to complete a Ministry of Justice check – please send your CV today with detailed work history and a little about yourself to gaye@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Auto Electrician

Friday, May 31st, 2019

• Varied and challenging role
• Reputable local company
• Family orientated
• Bonus incentive to reward hard work

Are you an experienced auto electrician? Do you like variety and challenge in your work? Have you got multiple skills with a practical mind set?

We are looking for a trade qualified or experienced Auto Electrician to join a team of practical minded tradesman to assist with motorhome upgrades, design installs and repairs for clients throughout New Zealand. This role will involve installation of electrical systems, solar panels, generators, battery chargers, lighting, home theatre systems plus automatic control for fridges, water pumps and central heating systems.

The successful applicant will need to have a proven work history, have a hands-on approach, be able to work well as part of a team and be reliable and committed to the job. There is opportunity to learn other aspects of the business so a willingness to learn and improve is essential. 

This is a full time, permanent position, Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm with the choice to finish early on a Friday. Weekends are by appointment only so there may be the odd Saturday that you would be required to work. A bonus incentive is available to those that prove themselves and work hard.

If you enjoy having variety in your work, like to be hands-on and have the relevant experience then apply today.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Send CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Skilled Labourers

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the South Canterbury and North Otago regions, but more than that, we look to place the right candidates with the right client to increase your chances of long term work.

We are currently looking for hard working individuals who are available for a range of temporary / permanent assignments with immediate start. 

The work will be in a range of industries such as:

  • Engineering
  • HT Driving Roles
  • Factory Labouring
  • General Labouring

In order to succeed in many of our assignments, you will have strong communication skills, and you will be physically fit and able to complete manual handling and heavy lifting duties. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team is very important. 

Successful applicants will need to:
-Pass a pre-employment drug test
-Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
-Be physically fit and able to do heavy, manual labouring

Whilst most of these roles are based in Mid Canterbury, it would be beneficial to have your own transport.

To register your interest, please send your details through to wendy.a@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Handyman / Welder

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

• Varied and challenging role
• Family orientated business
• Bonus incentive to reward hard work
• Opportunity to learn and upskill

Are you a handyman who enjoys tinkering on projects at home? Are you mechanically minded and have welding ability? Do you like variety and challenge in your work? Have you got multiple skills with a practical mind set?

We are looking for a multi skilled handyman to join a team of practical minded tradesman, to assist with motorhome upgrades, design installs and repairs for clients throughout New Zealand. This role will involve a variety of work from welding, building, operating tools, general labouring duties and assisting the tradesman to complete specific jobs. On occasions you may be required to work from heights or in small spaces so it is imperative that Health and Safety procedures are followed at all times. 

The successful applicant will need to have a proven work history, have a hands-on approach, be able to work well as part of a team and be reliable and committed to the job. There is opportunity to learn other aspects of the business so a willingness to learn and improve is essential. 

This is a full time, permanent position, Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm with the choice to finish early on a Friday. Weekends are by appointment only so there may be the odd Saturday that you would be required to work. A bonus incentive is available to those that prove themselves and work hard.

If you enjoy having variety in your work, like to be hands-on and have the relevant experience then apply today by sending CV and Cover letter to below email address.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Send CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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FITTER WELDER – ASHBURTON

Monday, February 18th, 2019

• Locally owned and operated
• Job stability
• Good team environment
• Lifestyle location

Our client manufactures a range of quality truck bodies, drop sides, curtain sider trucks, decks and horse floats and has an immediate vacancy for experienced Fitter Welders to work in their busy workshop.

In this role you will be expected to be able to read plans, perform fabrication tasks, MIG welding and show initiative. The successful candidate will have good welding skills with a proven work history in engineering preferable, but will also consider applicants that have gained experience at home. Must have good communication skills and be able to follow instructions along with the ability to work unsupervised.

The hours are 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday with some weekend work if the need arises; wages are very much determined by experience and skill levels.

The successful candidate must be adept at:
• Reading plans
• MIG Welding
• Show initiative
• High standard of workmanship

This locally owned business has been in operation for the last 44 years and has built up a strong reputation within the industry for manufacturing and producing quality products and services.

If you are interested and think this could be the role for you please send your cover letter and CV to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Service Electrician

Friday, January 11th, 2019

• EWRB Registered Electrician
• Vehicle + phone
• Overtime rates and allowances

Are you a NZ Registered Electrician and looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working outdoors and having variety in your work?

An opportunity has arisen for a EWRB Registered Electrician to join an innovative and experienced service team with a reputable irrigation client based in Ashburton. You will be responsible for the efficient repairs of domestic and irrigation pumps and pivots, general servicing, along with monitoring of project inventory to ensure stock levels are maintained for all Pivot and Pump installation projects. As part of this role you will also be responsible for signing off electrical work to NZ electrical regulations and safety standards. 

The successful applicant will need to be a NZ Registered Electrician with a proven work history, be motivated, an effective communicator with a good customer focus, and have the ability to work autonomously. 

Skills or experience should include:
• EWRB Registered Electrician
• Good knowledge of electrical 
regulations and legislation
• Able to plan on-site requirements and 
work to project timeframes
• Diagnostic and problem solving ability
• High level of communication
• Strong customer focus
• Comply with Health and Safety policies 
and procedures
• Full driver’s licence

With over 30 years in the design, construction and maintenance of irrigation systems this company offers full service to farmers, horticulturalists and residential and commercial clients throughout New Zealand. Ongoing training will be given to the successful applicant to ensure the best solutions are provided to the clients. 

If you are looking for a change, enjoy variety in your work and prefer to work outdoors then I want to hear from you! Apply today!

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz