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Service Technician – Timaru based role

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

• Variety of outdoor work
• Vehicle plus phone
• Up to $30 per hr for the right skill set

Positions available in South Canterbury, Timaru based.

Do you enjoy working in the agricultural sector and being outdoors? Are you mechanically minded and enjoy fixing machinery? Do you have experience as a Service Technician in the Irrigation Sector?

We are currently seeking a Service Technician for an Irrigation client with branches based in Ashburton and Timaru. Having been in the game of providing cost effective irrigation solutions for over a decade, they are a progressive company and a market leader in their industry.

This role is a permanent position for the right applicant and has plenty of room for growth within the company. You will be required to service pivot irrigators in the South Canterbury region which will include maintenance, repairs, servicing and fault finding. Ideally, the successful applicant will have previous experience as a Service Technician in the Irrigation sector, but those who are mechanically minded, have some electrical knowledge and have a maintenance background should still apply.

You will be required to have:
• A proven service/maintenance, mechanical or engineering background
• Be able to work autonomously
• MIG and Stick welding skills
• Diagnostic and problem solving ability
• Pump knowledge or understanding
• High level of communication
• A full driver’s license

The hours are generally 7.30am start and can be 10 hour days during the peak season which is normally October through until February. During the main irrigation season there will also be rostered weekend work every third weekend and time and a half after 50 hours.

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

If you are looking for a change and want to be part of a successful and growing company then please send your CV and cover letter to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Labouring / Hammerhands Steel fixers & Carpenters

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Personnel Placements Ashburton specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury regions. With our temporary roles, 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 assignments with immediate start. Often many of our roles don’t get to the point of being advertised – we fill them with existing candidates!

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

  • Hammerhands Steel fixers & Carpenters
  • 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. You will also be comfortable with being available at short notice!

Successful applicants will need to:

  • Be prepared to complete a Ministry of Justice check.
  • Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Be physically fit and able to do heavy, manual labouring


It would be an advantage to have your own reliable transport.

To register your interest, please send your details through to donna@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for.

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

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Auto Electrician

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

• 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 motor-home 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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Experienced Joiner

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

If you have a passion for joinery and finishing work with an eye for detail and looking for a fresh start in the New year?

We want to hear from you!

Do you have a high standard of workmanship and take pride in your work ?

Are you an experienced joiner with the ability to complete interiors including kitchens bedrooms, horse areas and storage facilities

You will possess the following:

• Experienced in Joinery
• Outstanding work ethic
• Enjoy working with a team

All applicants must be willing to complete a Ministry of Justice check and able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND ON A LONG TERM BASIS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

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

Please send your cover letter and CV in word format to donna@personnelplacements.co.nz