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Overseas Mechanics

Overseas Applicants

  • Development opportunities with award winning in-house training
  • Competitive remuneration package and relocation support
  • Secure employment with iconic NZ company

Working for VTNZ

VTNZ is on the look-out for talented Mechanics to join the team in beautiful NZ. We are looking for both light vehicle mechanics and diesel mechanics.

At VTNZ we're all about our people. When you work for us, you can expect the support of a tight knit team who will help you get the job done. We're known for our 'can-do, will-do' culture, fun loving attitude. We work hard and we play hard.

.Come and join the leading provider of vehicle safety assessments in New Zealand, with over 80 branches nationwide. We're the experts in our field and we take our responsibility seriously - we know that New Zealand's road safety is in our hands.


You are someone who pays attention to detail, gets on well with others and knows how to care for your customers. You have experience across a range of vehicles. You will be available to work some rostered Saturdays.

You are required to have the following experience:
An overseas qualification assessed as suitable to our requirements by NZQA + 3 years' full-time relevant workshop experience performing maintenance and repair work on all safety aspects of on-road vehicles or 4 years of relevant experience if no qualification is held.

Plus IELTS results satisfactory to VTNZ if English is not your primary language


Outstanding scope to grow will be provided through our training centre, supporting our staff with development opportunities so you can thrive with us. We also offer a competitive remuneration package including:

  • Team Based Incentive payments
  • Medical insurance
  • Free WoFs and uniform

We are accredited with Immigration NZ and have a long track record in supporting overseas candidates to join us. We offer relocation support and a path to residency via Immigration NZ green list for Heavy Vehicle Inspectors.

Please apply to register your interest and we will be back in touch to guide you through our recruitment process.

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