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Operations Engineer

Full Time | Oil & Gas | South Taranaki District

If you are a suitably qualified Engineer looking for a fresh challenge working in an active company where you’ll find challenging work in a dynamic office environment, then we want to hear from you! You You’ll have gained solid, engineering experience in an operational environment, preferably in an oil and gas or similar company. You like the challenge of interfacing with multiple teams to administer efficient coordination and implementation of operations activities. You like the idea of working in a dynamic team where you can shoulder your own responsibilities and you like to take ownership of your work, regularly using your high level of initiative to provide solutions. Us We are Todd Energy a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We have been a leading oil & gas explorer in New Zealand for over 70 years and in conjunction with various joint venture partners, have ownership of a number of facilities that are responsible for over 80% of New Zealand's hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about is at www.toddenergy.co.nz Our Location Our McKee Mangahewa and Kapuni Production Stations are located not far from our New Plymouth office. Taranaki was recently voted 2nd best region in the world to visit in a recent survey by Lonely Planet. Visit http://www.taranaki.info/liveandwork/ to find out more about living and working in this stunning location. The Role We are looking for an experienced Operations Engineer to join our Operations and Asset Engineering Team in key project assurance areas. Based at our Kapuni Production Station you will use your strong work ethic and can-do attitude in this role to be a custodian for implementation and administration of the Plant Change Request System and Issues and Opportunities register, as well as providing support to facilities engineering projects. Suitable applicants must have: Educated in an engineering discipline (first degree, or equivalent, preferred) Must have sound understanding of Process and Mechanical drawings, with an understanding of I&E drawings preferred Gained wide exposure to a range of project environments Experience in oil and gas production, projects and maintenance operations Experience in both front end and detailed engineering phases of projects and sound understanding of construction and commissioning activities Understanding of HSE principles Good organisational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail Excellent numeracy and communication skills Ability to interface well with colleagues and contractors Motivated, self-starting, independent individual with high level of initiative Ability to set priorities, analytical and well organised Good skills in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio Ability to work in a team of project management staff Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 2 May 2018.

Passenger Transport Officer

Full Time | Office & Admin | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Do you want to work for the present and future benefit of a prosperous and vibrant region with a high quality natural environment? At Taranaki Regional Council, our mission is to responsibly and effectively promote the sustainable use, development and protection of Taranaki’s natural and physical resources while representing and advocating Taranaki’s regional interests. We have an opportunity for a Passenger Transport Officer – this new role will be responsible for providing support within the operational side of the Passenger Transport Services Section. We are looking for someone to assist with the implementation project for the new passenger ticketing system for Council’s public bus services. After go-live, the role will involve responding to customer enquiries, managing the customer database, reconciliation of fare revenue, liaising with operators and other duties as and when required. Our transport team is a busy environment and you will need to be versatile, resourceful, have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent communication skills both written and oral are essential. To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following: Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail. Ability to work as part of a team. Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft suite of programs, particularly Word and Excel. Data management skills. Customer service skills. Like to know more? Taranaki Regional Council offers an attractive workplace in a friendly and supportive environment. More details, including the job description, are available by clicking the link below. For any further information, please call Karen Smylie, HR Manager on (06) 765 7127. Applications close on Monday, 7 May 2018 and must be made directly through our website www.trc.govt.nz/council-jobs The Council is committed to the concept of equal employment opportunities.

Electricity Release Planner

Full Time | Oil & Gas | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Due to an internal transfer we have a vacancy in our Network Operation Centre for an Outage Release Planner based at New Plymouth. You will be part of the team that processes applications for access to the Powerco electricity network. Your communication skills will enable you to negotiate obstacles and address issues to manage, plan and coordinate outages effectively. We are seeking candidates with solid electrical experience. You may be an electrician, have previous field experience from an electricity distribution environment, or a related electrical industry. You will be working in a supportive team environment that offers training in the specific skills you require. This role will suit a team player who likes to take ownership of their work. If you enjoy working in a varied and diverse environment, and continuing to develop your knowledge please apply today. Minimum of three years electrical experience (HV an advantage) Knowledge of substation and underground/overhead HV operating systems Knowledge of protection systems and other substation equipment Ability to work in a highly technical situation utilising various computer programs and commitment to maintain and update technical knowledge Understanding of Health and Safety requirements and legal compliance Great people and communication skills Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and exercise independent judgment, common sense and initiative. Strong attention to detail, time management and accuracy Applications close Monday, 30 April 2018.

Heat Pump & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Supervisor

Full Time | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

Are you passionate about our Industry and your own future development? Do you want the chance to be involved in a local company that values its people, works hard and has fun along the way? If so, this is your opportunity! Excel is a 100% New Zealand owned company, focused on delivering high end service options to commercial & industrial clients in the North Island. Excel has extensive experience in the New Zealand dairy, cold storage, food processing, and meat industries as well as building services, Air Conditioning & Ventilation service, maintenance & Installations. Our strengths lie in our people and our ability to provide our customers outstanding service and a proactive solutions based approach. The Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Heat Pump & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Supervisor to join our privately owned business based in Hawera. Our business specialises in the design / build, installation, service, maintenance. Our company is well respected and has a strong industry reputation. This position can offer many employment opportunities to the successful applicant. We are looking for an experienced HVAC Engineer to service the Taranaki region, who feels at home in the trade service industry. You should be a reliable person and have excellent communication skills. We require an employee who can take direction and instruction, as well as being able to work on their own initiative to work towards installation deadlines. The job role will involve design, quoting, managing HVAC Systems on small and medium size projects The Benefits: We offer a competitive remuneration package (Salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on experience.) Company Vehicle Company iPhone Full Uniform You will be joining a fun & positive team Our Vision: To be an employer of choice and a business which people actively want to be a part of, to influence change and be leaders in the industry, to stand out from the rest, whilst creating a business that ensures that others future’s are developed. To be a profitable and successful business. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Hold a valid and clean NZ Drivers License. Due to the nature of our customers, the successful applicant will need to undergo drug testing.

Estimator / Maintenance Planner

Full Time | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

Excel Hawera, part of the Excel Group is a 100% New Zealand owned company, focused on delivering high end service options to commercial & industrial clients in the North Island. This is your opportunity to be involved in a local company that values its people, works hard and has fun along the way, so a positive and self motivated approach is essential. We are looking for a motivated and driven individual to join our Hawera based team. The ideal person will be have at experience in commercial fields. You will also be a team player who can work under pressure. The successful applicant will need to be able to deal with customers in a professional manner and work to a high standard unsupervised. The ideal candidate will need to posses: Strong computer, written and oral communication skills Valid and clean NZ Drivers license Be self motivated and able to work unsupervised Be fit and healthy, and be capable of carrying out a wide range of work Excel has extensive experience in the New Zealand dairy, cold storage, food processing, and meat industries as well as building services, Air Conditioning & Ventilation service, maintenance & Installations. Our strengths lie in our people and our ability to provide our customers outstanding service and a proactive solutions based approach. The ideal candidate will need to be able to: Provide estimating services including equipment sizing and selection. Receive, coordinate and process leads from customers and internal staff. Coordinate estimates with other disciplines including architects, electrical engineers etc. Coordinate the estimation to the clients' requirements Assistance with preparation drawings and job specifications of refrigeration and air conditioning projects Assistance with preparing as-built documentation, maintenance proposals Make estimation amendments where applicable utilising client feedback on submitted estimation Add to and maintain the Excel database of customers, technical information and templates Determine labour costs, material costs, equipment rental, manufacturing locations, facility costs and required permits and licensing for each project Analyse the estimation requirements based on the leads from customers and internal techs. Forward completed estimation to Branch manager for review and presentation. Maintain & foster relationships with referral sources and other business contacts Keep up to date latest products and equipment Keep abreast of industry factors that may impact on the business. Liaise with personnel with a view to identifying improvements from forthcoming projects. Develop competencies in our systems Convert quotes to jobs and carry out required ordering to ensure the technicians have all required parts to carry out their role in a timely manner. Open jobs in our system and schedule staff as required Assist with job and project management as required Support technicians Due to the nature of our customers, the successful applicant will need to undergo drug testing and pass a high security level police vetting.

Asset Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | South Taranaki District

Build your career in an energetic, progressive organisation. Our dedicated Assets Team are searching for an Assets Engineer to join us to help ensure we make the right investment decisions. You may be an experienced person who loves this field or a talented recently qualified graduate who is super competent. You would be joining a dynamic and motivated team who have the role of leading asset management and ensuring that we continue to develop our management practices to a high standard. This ensures that we make the best possible whole of life investment decisions on council assets, based on a good understanding of their condition and performance. Your role will be to provide engineering support and direction for the development and maintenance of engineering assets, specialist technical advice on the performance and optimisation of engineering assets. As an organisation we encourage innovation and strategic thinking, so as part of your role you will be able to see the big picture of service delivery but also delve into the detail of how individual components are performing. You will get plenty of variety in this role including: Providing specialist technical advice on the optimisation of engineering assets Assisting in the preparation of Asset Management Plans Determining and monitoring the costs of service delivery Monitoring asset condition and producing asset renewal programmes Monitoring and analysing the factors which affect demand for a service System Administration of Water Outlook data collection and reporting system. Developing maintenance strategies and programmes We are looking for a qualified and experienced engineer who has: Experience of asset management principles and practice Experience of working with network utilities Experience in water leakage and loss investigations and sewer inflow and infiltration A great customer service ethic Fantastic computer skills Friendly, hard- working and team player attributes Your reward will also be to live the South Taranaki lifestyle and enjoy a rugged coastline with fishing, surfing and breath taking views. We have minimal traffic, affordable housing and caring communities. Apply to join us! To apply for this job go to: "southtaranaki.recruitmenthub.co.nz" & enter ref code: 4110116. Applications close 07 May 2018

Group Health & Safety

Full Time | HR & Recruitment | All Taranaki

Here at Excel we put Safety first and are proud to have this as one of our core values. We have an exciting opportunity for a Health & Safety professional to play a key role in championing our H & S, while empowering our people to ensure they go home safe every day. As our Group Health and Safety representative, reporting to the company directors you will need to implement, represent and maintain Health and Safety and have a passion for streamlining and improving systems HSE Systems & Processes of the Company. This is a varied role where no two days are the same - your role will be a mix of administration and technical aspects, including Reports, Audits, H & S Systems Management, ACC Accreditation, SOP, Policy & Procedure Writing, Implementation, Training and Maintenance. At times you will be required to travel to our branches and customer sites around the North Island to conduct Health & Safety audits and duties. You would need to have the flexibility to travel at short notice for incident investigations, as required. Our Group Support Office is currently based out of Hawera, Taranaki. So this role has the opportunity to be based out of the Taranaki region or within the Auckland region. What you need: Previous Health & Safety Experience A keen interest in this field would be required Be a team player who can work well under pressure Ability to influence and drive a safety culture at all levels Have strong computer, written and oral communication skills Attention to detail, formatting of documents and organisation skills Ability to communicate professionally with our customers and to build and maintain excellent customer relationships What’s in it for you: Company iPhone Company Vehicle Full Uniform You will be joining a fun & positive team About us: Excel is a 100% New Zealand owned company, focused on delivering high end service options to commercial & industrial clients in the North Island. Excel has extensive experience in the New Zealand dairy, cold storage, food processing, and meat industries as well as building services, Air Conditioning & Ventilation service, maintenance & Installations. Our strengths lie in our people and our ability to provide our customers outstanding service and a proactive solutions based approach. Our Vision: To be an employer of choice and a business which people actively want to be a part of, to influence change and be leaders in the industry, to stand out from the rest, whilst creating a business that ensures that others future’s are developed. To be a profitable and successful business.

Service Supervisor - Fire Alarm and Sprinklers

Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

About Us Wormald are the leading fire protection specialists in New Zealand, we have been protecting people and property here for over 125 years and enjoy a reputation as providing the most capable and reliable safety products and services nationwide. Wormald are part of Johnson Controls a global technology leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. In total our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, and integrated infrastructure and security solutions. The Opportunity We are looking for a strong technical candidate to lead our service department in the New Plymouth Wormald team. This is a rare opportunity to lead an already successful team developed by one of the strongest Branch Managers not just in our business but in the Fire Industry. You will be leading all our service technicians in the sprinkler and fire alarm business. This role provides leadership to the team and is responsible for the team hitting their financial and completion KPI’s. Wormald enjoys a number of excellent relationships with key clients and these will need to be maintained and enhanced. You will be the first point of call for escalation in the Service division so you will and will have a strong customer service ethic. As the role encompasses all of our fire protection lines and will provide technical escalation as well as knowledge and leadership the applicant would need to have a strong background in the fire protection industry. What do I do next? Simply apply through seek today with your CV. Once we have reviewed your details we will ask you to apply online through our Johnson Controls job portal. You will then be contacted by the Branch Manager as appropriate for an interview. Good Luck!

Health and Safety Officer

Full Time | Oil & Gas | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

The company and role G J Sole Transport is a key mover in the Taranaki and wider areas for the Transportation of Logs, Over Dimensional Loads, Bulk Tanker Distribution and services to the Oil and Gas Industry. Incorporated with this role is the management of Sole Logging Ltd, conducting Forest Harvesting Operations in many areas throughout Taranaki. In both roles we are actively involved in ensuring that we provide a safe working environment for all our employees and customers. Reporting to the General Manager the successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of quality management systems, with proven experience functioning as an information source. A key part of this role is ensuring quality is maintained throughout the operational activities in the Taranaki Area, with an emphasis in the Logging Industry, adhering to Industry Standards and following operational practice, procedures and operator competencies. Other Key elements of the role include: Ensure the development of the Safety Management Plan and it’s review and implementation within Company operations; Ensure health & safety goals are established, met and reviewed annually; Ensure operational audits are carried out both in the Logging and Transport arenas; Facilitate and attend staff health and safety meetings and ensure that staff communication on health and safety matters is maintained; Management of the hazard identification process, and communication of new hazards to all concerned, and investigations from hazard reports Ensure understanding of health and safety issues and continual increase of knowledge and supply of information resources. Ensure that health and safety requirements are met, new procedures are developed with any purchase of new or modified plant or machinery or changes in operational tasks. Skills and experience preferred: Previous HSE and Quality Assurance experience, preferably in a lead role Preference is for experience/knowledge of the Logging Industry and / or Transport Industry. Previous experience in a Health and Safety Role Relevant Tertiary Qualification in Health and Safety National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Safety) (Level 3) – Minimum but Level 4 (Co-ordination) – Preferred

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Full Time | Customer service & call centre | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

At Eagers Funerals we are passionate about delivering a positive funeral experience to the families we serve. Delivering our renowned service requires exceptional people. We’d like you to join our team if you are: • Engaging • Caring about people • Well organized • Able to multi-task • Tech-savvy • Willing to learn • A team player We will train the right person so prior experience, whilst valuable, is not a prerequisite for the position. Being a funeral director is so much more than wearing a nice suit and greeting people at a funeral. It’s hard work and at times a 24/7 role so flexibility with working hours is a must. If you’re ready for a change and think Funeral Service is right for you, send us an introductory letter and current CV in strictest confidence to: apply@eagers.co.nz A full job description is available on our website www.eagers.co.nz/opportunity

Maintenance Supervisors

Full Time | Oil & Gas | South Taranaki District

We are looking for experienced Maintenance Supervisors to lead our asset based and non-core maintenance teams. With a focus on maintenance execution our maintenance teams interface with planners and operations to execute accordingly to keep our plant up and running safely. If you are motivated by overcoming challenges and working in a dynamic environment with great teams then we want to hear from you! You You have probably worked your way up in your discipline (I&E or Mechanical) and you are at home in an oil & gas operational environment. You are now off the tools and are coordinating and managing resources who are executing the maintenance plan. You may also have experience with managing turnaround maintenance works. You are motivated by the challenge of leading your team to achieve the safest business outcomes. Us We are Todd Energy a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We have been a leading oil & gas explorer in New Zealand for over 70 years and in conjunction with various joint venture partners, have ownership of a number of facilities that are responsible for over 80% of New Zealand's hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about is at www.toddenergy.co.nz Our Location Our McKee Mangahewa and Kapuni Production Stations are located not far from our New Plymouth office. Taranaki was recently voted 2nd best region in the world to visit in a recent survey by Lonely Planet. Visit http://www.taranaki.info/liveandwork/ to find out more about living and working in this stunning location. The Role We are looking for experienced Maintenance Supervisors to manage our site based Maintenance teams and interface with our plant operations and maintenance planners to ensure excellence in all areas of maintenance execution. Suitable applicants must have: At least 8 years’ experience in oil and gas field maintenance operations, with experience in lead roles In depth knowledge of hydrocarbon processing and production facility operations, maintenance, change management, planning and supporting functions. Proven production I/E or mechanical maintenance expertise. Demonstrable HSE leadership in maintenance execution. Strong familiarity with the broader elements of maintenance work management, including work planning, scheduling, execution and budget management. Good understanding of all related maintenance trades and familiar with the relevant standards associated with mechanical works. Ability to interface well with colleagues and contractors and participate in a team environment Ability to drive issues and proactively influence others with sound technical reasoning High level of communications ability, including ability to communicate complex issues Applications close 5pm, 27 April 2018.

Transitional Housing Manager

Full Time | Community Services and Development | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

About the business and the role Transitional Housing refers to short-term accommodation for individual's and families who have an urgent need for accommodation because they have nowhere else to stay or are unable to remain in their usual place of residence. The transitional housing contract sits under the umbrella of Taranaki Women's Refuge. Email for an application pack: admin@taranakiwomensrefuge.co.nz or phone 06 769 5553 Applications close: 5pm, 10 May 2018 Job tasks and responsibilities 1. To contribute to the social housing solution 2. To deliver support services to clients 3. Administration and compliance requirements Skills and experience A relevant tertiary qualification is desired An ability to relate well and build relationships with others The ability to follow established processes, be thorough and rule compliant Excellent negotiation skills A 'can do, roll up your sleeves' attitude The ability to solve problems and respond effectively under pressure Demonstrate an awareness of Te Treaty O Waitangi and an appreciation of cultural difference A current and clean driver's license Job benefits and perks To work as part of a team but also work unsupervised Internal and external professional supervision is provided Competitive salary The satisfaction that you have made a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable families Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job. Report this job advert Be careful - Don't provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs. If you see something suspicious report this job ad.

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