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Automotive Technician – Ashburton

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Latest Technology
• Small friendly team
• Well established Ashburton company

Are you a qualified automotive technician or have a proven background in mechanics? Do you enjoy working on a diverse range of Vehicles?

Our client is looking for their next automotive technician to join their specialised team in Ashburton. They are well known for their servicing of elite motor vehicles and no two jobs will be the same. You will hold either a current qualification or have a proven background in mechanics, with experience in electronic systems, diagnostic scanning equipment and be able to carry out all mechanical repairs unsupervised. The latest in diagnostic and re-coding equipment is used and up to date training is supplied.

The successful applicants will require:
• Qualification in automotive mechanics or a background in mechanics
• Diagnostic, mechanical, electric and hydraulic knowledge
• Passion for vehicles all shapes and sizes
• Good customer service skills
• A broad skill base across servicing and repairing
• Excellent work ethic
• Quality workmanship, neat and tidy
• Leadership and management skills an advantage but not essential

This role is a full-time position offering huge opportunity to be working in a modern and clean environment in the Ashburton area. Full ongoing training will be provided for the successful applicant.

Please note, only those who are NZ residents or have an open work visa may apply, overseas applicants will not be responded to.

If you are looking for a varied role or needing a change, please send your CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Irrigation Service Technician

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Variety of outdoor work
• Vehicle plus phone
• Competitive hourly rate

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. This role is a permanent position 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
• 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 with overtime rates and allowances.

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.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

Applications will only be accepted from NZ Residents or those with the relevant work visa, sponsorship is not being offered and overseas applicants will not be responded to.

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Water Service Technician

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

Our client plays a crucial role in repairing and maintaining water reticulation networks around South Canterbury. They are the leaders when it comes to infrastructure construction and maintenance. They pride themselves on being an employer that goes the extra mile for their staff. Culture and work/life balance are equally as important as having the person with the necessary skills.

Day to day tasks will have you installing new or completing maintenance of existing water mains with our established water crews throughout the region. Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the industry and a full clean Class 1 Drivers’ licence.

What is offered in return:

  • They care about their employees – you are not just a number!
  • They are a progressive forward thinking company
  • They have an extremely good reputation within the civil sector
  • They work with the best clients
  • They are Health & Safety champions
  • They have a great team culture, with supportive colleagues and regular social activities throughout the year


If you have a good attitude, the ability to take initiative and possess good old fashioned common sense, please send in your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 027 3660621 to learn more about this role.

You will need to undergo Pre-employment drug testing and will be subject to Ministry of Justice checks.

***We do not offer sponsorship – you must have a valid legal right to work in New Zealand***
***Overseas applicants and sponsorship candidates will not be responded to***

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Experienced Security/Alarm Technician

Thursday, June 22nd, 2023

We have an opportunity for the right person to join a longstanding family Business based in Timaru with a flawless reputation in their industry. They are South Canterbury’s only locally owned and operated specialist Alarm Installation Company to provide security, fire alarm solutions and access control systems to both the commercial and residential markets. They also install automated vehicle and pedestrian gates, camera systems, surveillance and CCTV.

Ideally seeking an experienced Technician, however for the right person they will consider someone that is keen to learn, they are committed to giving you full training if you have some of the key base credentials. You will need to have at least your full Class 1 licence as you will be out and about most of the time managing your work load efficiently and independently.

Your skills and experience should include:
• Experience in the Security, Electrical or Alarms industry preferred
• Sound knowledge and experience with key leading brands Paradox, Hikvision, Inner Range,
• High quality workmanship and attention to detail
• Be able to work unsupervised
• Good time management skills and the ability to run your own jobs
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Good computer literacy

In return you will be given all of the tools of your trade and supported to become qualified if you aren’t already.
This business is full of longstanding employees, this is because they are appreciated and reimbursed well for their work.

Why move to Timaru – there are lots of reasons:
• Enviable work/life balance
• Affordable housing
• Commute 5 – 10 minutes
• Central location – one hour sea to snow
• Easy driving access to major cities
• Wide range of schools and tertiary education
• Active arts, drama and cultural scene

Please send an up to date CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 027 3660621

**PLEASE NOTE – OVERSEAS APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE RESPONDED TO – WE DO NOT OFFER SPONSORSHIP**

*Ministry of Justice checks and Pre-employment drug test apply*