Maintenance Fitter Apprentice

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Maintenance Fitter Apprentice

About the Employer

Mō Te Kaitukumahi 

Taranakipine is a leading manufacturer of value-added, engineered wood products for national and offshore markets. The Maintenance Department’s goal is to ensure all company plant and machinery is maintained and improved for optimal performance. You will be part of a team responsible for undertaking scheduled preventative, corrective, and breakdown maintenance work for our three work sites. You may also be required to assist in the installation of new plant.


About the Opportunity

Mō Te Huarahi  

You will work across all areas of the plant on the Maintenance Team and as an Apprentice the company will support you –

  • To achieve a Level 4 National Certificate in MechanicalEngineering with strand in Maintenance Engineering (approx. 4 years)
  • To complete a combination of off-job and on-job training andassessment. (Includes 8,000hours of practical experience.)
  • By paying your wages, your course fees, and any for any manuals you may require.


About You


You must have a passion for a mechanical career!  You will also need -

  • A good work history (performance/reliability/timekeeping)
  • To like working with mechanical parts and machinery
  • A good attitude and willingness to learn
  • To be prepared to gain your qualification in Maintenance Engineering
  • To be motivated, positive, flexible, and prepared to take on responsibility



Ngā Hāora  

Hours will be discussed with you at interview with Taranakipine.  Hours starting: 5x9Roster, 5:30am —3:00pm (will change to various shifts over time).



Te Tohu  

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

Click here to view the full qualification details

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Date Posted
November 24, 2022
Mechanical Engineering
Maintenance Engineering
New Plymouth
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