Job Vacancies

We’re constantly looking for new people to join our professional engineering workshop. If you think that you could add value to our business please email your C.V. and covering letter to joanne@petoneengineering.co.nz.

Site Manager

Petone Engineering Limited is a fast-growing family business with our workshop situated in Seaview. We have a strong reputation in Wellington as a leading SFC structural steel fabrication and erection company. Our projects cover the greater Wellington area and beyond. We pride ourselves on building strong structures to protect current and future generations.

Are you an experienced Site Manger looking for a new challenge?

Are you keen to work for a successful Wellington company at the forefront of the Structural Steel and Seismic Strengthening industry? A company that looks after its employees and cares about doing a great job for their customer and has a reputation for being “great to deal with”? Then this is the role for you.

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company-wide performance bonus structure
  • Vehicle
  • Phone
  • Laptop

The work we do is interesting, varied, and challenging. Our projects include apartment developments, high rise steel structures, commercial buildings, major industrial plants, bridges, tunnels, and multi-unit residential developments.

As one of our Site Managers you will lead teams of highly skilled riggers and erectors. You will ensure projects are completed to the required standards and specifications, on time and within budget. You will be supported by our Project Manager and team in our Head office. As well as our large fabricating workshop with skilled welders and fabricators and specialist CNC machinery that will make sure you get what you need to deliver successfully on site.

Working with the “Major players” in the Wellington construction industry you will represent our company on site and create great customer experiences.

To be successful in the role you will be

  • Experienced in managing structural steel site installation (seismic strengthening experience would be an advantage but not essential)
  • An excellent communicator
  • Organized and have a systematic approach to problem solving
  • Detail focused and accurate in your work
  • Able to communicate well with co-workers and customers
  • Knowledgeable in the construction industry
  • Able to read shop drawings

We value people that find solutions and get it done while being positive and professional. People that are great to deal with and make the effort to do it the safe way. It has to be right.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and at least 3 years’ experience and a minimum of a restricted driver’s licence. Our strict health and safety policies mean you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

If you have the right skills and experience and are interested to know more about the vacancy, or want to submit your application and cover letter, you can call on 0272 476 776 , or email clare@petoneengineering.co.nz and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.

Structural Steel Erector

Petone Engineering Limited is a fast-growing family business. We have a strong reputation in Wellington as a leading SFC structural steel fabrication and erection company with our workshop situated in Seaview. Our projects cover the greater Wellington area and beyond. We pride ourselves on building strong structures to protect current and future generations.

 

The Position

You will work within a team on varying sites around the Wellington region, erecting structural steel to comply with drawings and specifications. Our company strives to create great customer experiences and find solutions to get the job done. We always make the effort to do it the safe way.

If you have:

  • 12 months construction site experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Health and Safety knowledge.
  • References and CV

We can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health checks
  • Great team culture & environment
  • Work in an SFC certified company
  • Work in a Sitewise Green company

We value your experience and skills, but to succeed in this team you will also need to demonstrate the qualities we value as an organisation. We are looking for people who thrive working in a team environment, and who are there for each other during challenges and successes. People who create great customer experiences, are great to deal with, and make the effort to do it the safe way. It has to be right. We value people that find solutions and get it done while being positive and professional.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Our strict health and safety policies mean you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

If you have the right skills and experience and are interested to know more about the vacancy, or want to submit your application and cover letter, email joanne@petoneengineering.co.nz and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.

Fabricators/Welders/CNC operator

Petone Engineering Limited is a fast-growing family business. We have a strong reputation in Wellington as a leading SFC structural steel fabrication and erection company with our workshop situated in Seaview. Our projects cover the greater Wellington area and beyond. We pride ourselves on building strong structures to protect current and future generations.

 

The Positions

If you have experience with structural steel we require fabricator/welders for our busy workshop.

We are also looking for a person with CNC experience to assist in running our beamline and saw.

If you have:

  • 12 months appropriate experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Health and Safety knowledge.
  • References and CV

We can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health checks
  • Great team culture & environment
  • Work in an SFC certified company
  • Work in a Sitewise Green company

We value your experience and skills, but to succeed in this team you will also need to demonstrate the qualities we value as an organisation. We are looking for people who thrive working in a team environment, and who are there for each other during challenges and successes. People who create great customer experiences, are great to deal with, and make the effort to do it the safe way. It has to be right. We value people that find solutions and get it done while being positive and professional.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Our strict health and safety policies mean you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

If you have the right skills and experience and are interested to know more about the vacancy, or want to submit your application and cover letter, email joanne@petoneengineering.co.nz and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.

Steel detailer

Petone Engineering Limited is a fast-growing family business. We have a strong reputation in Wellington as a leading SFC structural steel fabrication and erection company with our workshop situated in Seaview. Our projects cover the greater Wellington area and beyond. We pride ourselves on building strong structures to protect current and future generations.

 

The Position

We currently have one in-house detailer and are looking for a second detailer whether it is a senior, intermediate or junior. We will pay a competitive wage depending on experience and skill level.

Duties to include:

  • Detailing of Structural Steel Fabrications from engineering and architectural drawings.
  • Liaise with Project Manager, Architects, Engineers and Main Contractor to ensure accurate drawings are produced.
  • Support design and production processes, procedures and systems.
  • Attain the standards of accuracy and compliance required for detailing Structural Steel to a wide variety of commercial, civil and residential projects.

Attributes:

  • Previous experience in detailing Structural Steel projects, using Tekla.
  • Experience in the interpretation of structural drawings and specifications
  • Ability and experience in accurately reviewing structural drawings and design specification
  • Excellent knowledge of Tekla.
  • Good computer literacy and IT Skills
  • Good standard of written and spoken English
  • Conduct site measures

We can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Great team culture & environment
  • Work in an SFC certified company
  • Work in a Sitewise Green company

We value your experience and skills, but to succeed in this team you will also need to demonstrate the qualities we value as an organisation. We are looking for people who thrive working in a team environment, and who are there for each other during challenges and successes. People who create great customer experiences, are great to deal with, and make the effort to do it the safe way. It has to be right. We value people that find solutions and get it done while being positive and professional.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Our strict health and safety policies mean you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

If you have the right skills and experience and are interested to know more about the vacancy, or want to submit your application and cover letter, email joanne@petoneengineering.co.nz and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.