General Engineering Apprenticeship

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General Engineering Apprenticeship

About the Employer

Mō Te Kaitukumahi 

Vertec is the new name for an already long established business.
Originally known as Mullan and Noy (being first introduced into New Zealand in 1919) with its core business being foundry and wrought iron fabrication, having seen many changing faces and work sites adapted through many guises to become where we are today.

Some adaptations include Hamilton Precision Engineering, Mullan and Noy Stevenson group and Superior Pak New Zealand all the while staying true to engineering through general and precision machining, and design and fabrication to the waste industry

They create bespoke solutions for storage, containment and movement.


About the Opportunity  

Mō Te Huarahi  

Vertec is looking for their next General Engineering apprentice.

There is a variety of work with no two days the same and you will be learn about fitting, machining, welding, maintenance, repair, hydraulics, pneumatics, and fabrication.

Yes the workshop is dirty, the machinery loud, and you won’t need to go to the gym as there is heavy lifting – but you will part of a team and there are so many more opportunities at Vertec.


About You          


You’ll need to demonstrate a real passion for engineering to be successful in this apprenticeship and working with this highly regarded team.

And stickability to do the apprenticeship work (for up to 4 years)– you will be given time at work to do this.

You will need to:

  • Be a team player – teamwork is key in this business culture.
  • Bring relevant pre-trade is preferable to demonstrate your desire to be an engineer – but not an absolute requirement.  If you’ve worked in a workshop environment or can show your keenness for engineering, then you’ll be considered.
  • Some previous welding experience would be a benefit.
  • Be physically fit as you’ll be on your feet a lot and lifting weights (to H&S standards)
  • Be able to demonstrate an aptitude for working with tools.
  • Have your Drivers licence – Restricted to start off with but aiming for a Full licence as driving to sites will be required during the apprenticeship.



Ngā Hāora  

The hours will be discussed with you at interview. Standard hours are 40 per week – with varying start and finish times depending on what you are working on. Study time will be provided during work hours.



Te Tohu  

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4) with strand in General Engineering

Click here for details of the full qualification

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Date Posted
October 31, 2022
General Engineering
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