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. 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.

We are offering a competitive salary with time and a half after 40 hrs.

Hours are 7.00 am till 3.30 pm but these are flexible, overtime is available but optional.

 

Can you successfully complete projects in a way that ensures high quality & profitability, leaves the client satisfied and eager to engage Petone Engineering in the future? Lead and manage staff to retain high levels of engagement and job satisfaction by giving clear instructions? Have the ability to organise day to day activities?

If you have good negotiation skills, care about doing a good job and are a reliable team player then this is the job for you.

 

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • 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
  • Have site installation experience
  • Computer literate

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

Site Supervisor

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 closely with our Site Manager and Operations Manager. The Site Supervisor is primarily responsible for the management and day-to day supervision and coordination of the construction site ensuring strong Health & Safety protocols are maintained. You will be working alongside an experienced team on anyone of our major projects.

Candidates will have proven commercial construction site management experience and have a successful performance record of working on sites. You will have a solid understanding of NZ building regulations and standards and construction methodologies, along with strong leadership.

You will have:

  • Relevant trade or tertiary qualification.
  • 5 years plus experience as Site Supervisor/Foreman within the structural steel or commercial construction industries.
  • Great ability to read, understand and interpret construction plans and drawings.
  • Able to assess information, evaluate issues and inefficiencies and devise solutions and appropriate course of action.
  • Experience with commercial projects.
  • Site supervisory experience with teams of tradesmen and understanding of project delivery.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Excellent Health and Safety knowledge, practices and management skills.
  • References and CV

The Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Lap top, phone and company vehicle
  • 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 are interested to know more about the vacancy, please submit your application and cover letter, or email joanne@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 are interested to know more about the vacancy, please submit your application and cover letter, or 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 are interested to know more about the vacancy, please submit your application and cover letter, or 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 are interested to know more about the vacancy, please submit your application and cover letter, or email joanne@petoneengineering.co.nz and I will be in touch with you to discuss further.