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Motor Mechanic

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
  • Well established Ashburton Company
  • Modern Central Heated Workshop
  • Great Team Environment
  • Broad range of work

Our client provides extensive vehicle maintenance, car servicing, restoration work and engine rebuilding for all makes and models of classic and vintage cars from their workshop in Ashburton. They are a locally owned and operated, well-respected workshop, looking for their next Motor Mechanic.

They offer a great team environment with a huge variety of work in their workshop which is large, bright, clean, and very well equipped.

You will hold either a current qualification or have a proven background in mechanics, with the ability to repair and restore as opposed to replacing parts. We are looking for someone who knows their stuff, enjoys being busy, can organise themselves, has a high standard of workmanship and likes job satisfaction. 

This role is a full-time position working Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm and offers a competitive hourly rate. The successful applicant will need to supply their own basic tools, everything else is supplied in their well-equipped workshop. A weekly tool allowance is included along with pre-arranged personal use of the workshop out of hours and in-house staff discounts on parts. 

If you have a passion for classic and vintage cars and like a broad range of work, then this could be the challenge and rewarding role that you are looking for!

Unfortunately, due to border closures, we cannot accept applications from offshore migrants at present. This vacancy is therefore only open to NZ citizens, residents, and those with Open Work Visas.

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Maintenance Electrician – Day Shift

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

• Fantastic Team Culture
• Clean, safe and efficient environment
• Opportunity for personal development
• Day shift hours

Are you an experienced Maintenance Electrician looking for a change? Do you have a NZ EWRB Electrical Certification? Are you competent working as an electrician in the industrial environment?

Our client has been operating in Ashburton for over 40 years and is part of a large global group that manufacture high quality plastic products to clients nationally and worldwide. Due to the high demand of their quality product and continual market and company growth, they require a NZ Qualified Electrician to support their manufacturing process.

You will provide electrical maintenance and support to the manufacturing plant by ensuring all electrical systems within the plant are operating correctly, responding promptly to any breakdowns and ensuring there is minimal interruption to manufacturing processes caused by electrical faults or breakdowns.

This is a hands-on role which will suit someone who is comfortable working autonomously, is enthusiastic and motivated, and above all is reliable and trustworthy. You will have good written and verbal communication skills and have a solid background as an electrician within an industrial environment.

To be considered for this position you will have:
• A current NZ Electrical practising licence – EWRB Registered
• Proven background of electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment
• Awareness of Health & Safety
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• A positive and proactive attitude

To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent organisational skills and record-keeping, be able to build solid relationships with colleagues and external clients and be able to problem solve.

The hours for this role are day shift, Monday to Friday 7.00am-3.00pm along with rostered overtime as required.
If you are looking for a role that presents daily challenges and variety then this may be the position for you. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and must be conviction free.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading and stable company and benefit from the opportunities offered by a global group. For further information contact Jo Jamison on (03)308 9675 or email your application to


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Experienced Service Technician – Ashburton

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

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

Positions available in Ashburton.

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

We are currently seeking a Service Technician for an Irrigation client based in Ashburton. 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 Mid and 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
• 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 or call 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Auto Technician

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

• Motor trade qualification essential
• Variety of work and vehicles
• Remuneration based on skill and qualifications
• Ashburton based

We are seeking NZ Qualified Auto Technicians to work on a wide range of vehicles to complete minor and major mechanical repairs and services along with electronic diagnostics for both passenger and light commercial vehicles.

Your day will consist of normal services, WOF inspections, engine and transmission repair up to major overhauls.


• Trade qualified motor mechanic
• WOF Certificate
• Excellent diagnostic skills
• Communicates well with colleagues and customers
• Clean driver’s license

You will need to be hardworking, have a good sense of humour, enjoy your work, and be able to work efficiently and productively.

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a change, please email your CV and Cover letter to or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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