VACANCIES

APPLICATIONS

Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter by email or post to: Tania Maera (Production Facilitator) at email taniam@fairfaxindustries.co.nz  (No applications by phone please)

Fairfax is seeking candidates to fill technician roles in our Assembly and Repairs Workshops.  In particular, we are seeking candidates who possess the following personal attributes:

  • Physically robust – able to operate effectively in a busy workshop environment
  • A strong work ethic with reliable attendance
  • A positive, approachable personality and the ability to stay focused and productive under pressure
  • A self-motivated individual who works well both in a team and autonomously and who takes pride in their workmanship/the finished product

Assembly Technicians / Repair Technicians

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assemble or fabricate components/parts/pieces to required specifications for all manufactured new build truck bodies and trailers, using a variety of tools and equipment
  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, repair worksheets and other written instructions or procedures to complete accurate assembly or repair of individual jobs in the workshop
  • Perform structural and cosmetic repairs on truck bodies and trailers to required specifications using a variety of tools and equipment
  • Work closely with the Assembly & Repairs Workshop Manager and the rest of the Assembly/Repairs team to ensure all work is delivered within scheduled deadlines
  • Perform quality checks on own completed work to ensure the product meets specified quality standards
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area – work with Assembly Workshop Manager and company H&S representatives to ensure a safe working environment and maintain compliance with H&S legislation

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ practical experience gained in a mechanical assembly technician role in the heavy transport industry or a similar manufacturing/engineering environment, supported by strong technical knowledge and capabilities and full competence with a wide range of tools and equipment
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly with a high attention to detail
  • Some experience of working with fibreglass would be an advantage, but not essential