Fitter Welder


New Zealand Steel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueScope, manufactures and markets a range of flat rolled steel products for the building, construction, manufacturing and agricultural sectors.  You may know us for our flagship COLORSTEEL® brand.

About the role

We are currently looking for an experienced Fitter Welder to join the maintenance team based at Waikato North Head. Reporting to the Superintendent, WNH Maintenance, the primary accountability of this position is the repair and maintenance of operational plant and equipment throughout the mine site.

This is a permanent role.

Hours of Work

This is a day shift position working a 4 on, 4 off roster, working hours 7am-7pm; however, applicants should be aware that some overtime and call out work may be necessary.

About the person

Along with the ability to learn the required skills on the job and produce high quality work in a timely manner, the successful applicant will have;

  •  a strong team focus while also being comfortable working on your own
  •  great communication skills – verbal and written
  •  excellent computer literacy
  •  analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  •  positive attitude, ability and willingness to take ownership of your work
  •  proven good attendance and work history
  •  welding experience in Medium or Heavy Industry & qualified in a recognised standard eg: AS 1554.1, ASME IX or ISO 9606.1

To be considered for this role you must have a relevant Trade Certificate and have a strong work ethic along with the ability to produce high quality work.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork along with a willingness to positively contribute to a diverse and inclusive work environment and an uncompromising attitude towards health and safety.

Being part of the BlueScope brand makes us a strong and successful global company offering connections throughout the world, and providing access to resources and tools from the wider business. We believe our people are our strength, and embrace diversity and inclusion as we aim to have the right people in the right roles to move us into the future. If you enjoy working with people who are practical, put your safety first, and care about the communities in which they work, then New Zealand Steel is the place for you.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 7207

Location: Waikato North Head

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 June