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Mechanical Engineering Technician | Jobs in New Zealand

Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technicians, there has never been a better time than now to move to New Zealand, with the occupation being selected by the New Zealand Government to be eligible for the straightforward ‘Straight to Residency’ pathway on tier 1 of the Green List.


As international recruitment and immigration specialists, we have been helping professionals find their home in New Zealand for 25 years, from jobs to visas and relocation we’re with you every step of the way.


We are partnered with a large number of employers throughout New Zealand and as the preferred agency for overseas applicants, we will consider all applications. 


Once we have reviewed your application, we will advise you of next steps.


Please note, that as immigration specialists, the initial contact will be with our immigration team as it’s important that we know your immigration eligibility before you apply for actual roles.


Day to day responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting Mechanical Engineers design machinery, products and equipment
  • Quality control of designs created by mechanical engineers for safety and reliability
  • Estimate the amount of equipment needed to build machines or mechanical parts, and costs for these
  • Prepare drawings of parts, machinery and assembly plans
  • Oversee the building and installation of equipment and machinery
  • Test and repair equipment and machines
  • Supervise and work with engineering staff at sites such as power and manufacturing plants.

Ideally, your experience may include:

  • A relevant degree would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of science and technology, math and physics
  • Experience using machinery, tools and construction materials
  • Experience using relevant computer programs, such as computer-aided design (CAD) software, for creating mechanical plans
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and quality standards.