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Title:  Mechanical Engineer - Palmerston North - Wagon

Date:  23-Apr-2021
Location: 

Palmerston North, KiwiRail Ltd, NZ, 4414

Business unit:  Operations and Commerce
Position status:  Permanent
Employment type:  Full Time
Level of experience:  Experienced

Working as a Mechanical Engineer on a permanent basis, you will be kept busy in our Wagon depot with the inspection, servicing and maintenance of our rolling stock fleets. The primary focus of this role is to carry out the various maintenance checks and repairs as set out in the Mechanical codes and maintenance instructions, with the view to improve reliability and availability.  This is a very hands-on role, working as part of a team of mechanical engineers in a collaborative environment.

 

Your Skills:

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be highly enthusiastic and enjoy a role that includes following procedures, instructions and problem solving.  We have a great team here - you'll be working as part of a supportive and inclusive team environment. 

  • Trade Qualified Level 4 or 5, as Mechanical fitter, diesel or auto mechanic or similar.
  • Exposure to a manufacturing environment, heavy or automobile industry, machine upgrades, or experience working with locomotives, ships or similar is ideal.
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret hydraulic & pneumatic control circuit diagrams, electrical schematics and enjoy fault finding and process improvement.
  • Knowledge of relevant Engineering specifications and sound engineering practices.
  • Have a full, clean Class 1 NZ driver's licence.
  • High level of physical fitness, team spirit and be Health and safety focused.

 

Your Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly base rates ($29.25/hr - Level 4, $34.33/hr - Level 5).
  • Access to discounted travel and holiday houses across NZ as part of our Staff Welfare Trust.
  • Designated career pathway and room to progress with fully paid training.

 

About Us:

Working at KiwiRail you'll be joining a kiwi-owned company who has been operating for over 150 years, employing 4,000 amazing people across the entire country.  We're an organisation who love to develop our people and can offer several career opportunities to progress; to Team Leader and beyond.  If you would like to be rewarded for working hard and add to Stronger Connections Better New Zealand jump on board and start your career with KiwiRail today!

 


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