Full-time, Permanent

Do you want to work in a leadership role for an engineering company with a great reputation in North Otago? Huge career potential with possibility of a shareholding.

Pay rate: Excellent hourly rate + overtime+ vehicle + relocation + shareholding opp

  • Leadership role managing the Structural Department
  • Inside this new, well equipped workshop is a great team of people
  • Career development, huge rewards, shareholding opportunity

We are searching for an experienced structural welder / engineer tradesperson to lead the Structural Team in this new, well equipped, busy Oamaru workshop.

Key Tasks:

  • Efficient managing of the structural workshop
  • Liaise with Client and customers to determine and manage projects
  • Quote / estimate jobs and projects
  • Ensure that H&S requirements are achieved and adhered to
  • Delegate work to the 10 staff
  • Order materials
  • Ensure accurate records are kept, including time and materials are recorded & invoiced
  • Ensure quality standards are met

Key skills required:

  • Experience and understanding of industrial and commercial structural engineering
  • Quoting and estimating
  • Heavy fabrication / structural welding experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and manage the team


  • Attractive pay rate
  • Paid overtime available
  • Company vehicle provided
  • Relocation cost assistance
  • Hours of work 7:00am – 4:30pm
  • Opportunity for training and mentoring
  • Opportunity for shareholding

This is a FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY for a tradesperson with a structural engineering background to take their career to new heights. Opportunities like this are rare, so if you are keen to jump to the next level, APPLY without delay, by clicking the APPLY BUTTON and attach your CV and brief cover letter

You must be entitled to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

ALL enquiries treated with utmost confidentiality

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