Diesel Mechanic

We are looking for experienced Diesel Mechanic. You must possess a class (4-6) wheeler trucks civil construction, New Zealand Drivers License.

Working predominantly in our yard at Mt Roskill, we are looking for an experienced Heavy Diesel Mechanic responsible for;

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with NZTA requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by ensuring drivers and operators are cleaning and washing in regular basis.
  • Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Maintain a very standard of health and safety performance and compliance in the workshop and the yard.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments


Ideal experience and skill;

  • Technical understanding
  • Documentation skills
  • Job knowledge
  • Thoroughness
  • Attention to detail
  • Verbal communication


In return we offer

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • A friendly work environment
  • Training opportunities
  • Opportunity for advancement


We are looking for a fit, energetic person for this role.

Application for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

Apply Online (scroll down to the enquiry screen)
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