Engineer & Fitter-Turner

Job Description

Pukepine Sawmill is a family owned business and a leading NZ manufacturer of quality solid and finger jointed timber products. Our operation comprises of green and dry mills, several kilns for drying, and a timber treatment plant. Part of the operation is Purepine Mouldings, our secondary processing plant that produces interior and exterior finished timber products for the domestic and export markets. Together, Pukepine Sawmills and Purepine Mouldings employ approximately 165 staff on two shifts.

Pukepine Sawmill and Purepine Mouldings have a joint maintenance department. Within the maintenance department are engineers, builders, mechanics, and electricians.

Pukepine Sawmill and Purepine Mouldings currently have an Engineer & Fitter-Turner position vacant. You will work within a team comprising of Ten other Engineers and apprentices, although you will also be expected to liaise with the rest of the maintenance team.

Days of work are typically Monday-Friday. Hours of work will be 7.30am till 5pm approximately, with the potential for rotating night shift. This position is typically 45-55 hours per week.

Remuneration is $25-$30 per hour (depending on skill and experience).

The ideal applicant will:
• Be a qualified fitter turner/ fitter welder
• Have at least 3 years experience
• Be quality focused without compromising on time
• Be excellent at multi-tasking and working under pressure
• Have initiative, be self-motivated, and be able to work unsupervised
• Be a practical/logical thinker with problem solving abilities
• Work well in a team
• Have good interpersonal and communication skills

• General engineering maintenance
• Undertake upgrades and improvements
• Work on company projects
• Adhere to health and safety regulations

Applicants should have a valid, full NZ driver licence, and at least two contactable referees.

Pukepine Sawmills strives for a drug-free, work-safe environment. A pre-employment drug test will be required along with random monthly drug testing for all employees.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time