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Full Time | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Entec is envied for the calibre of its staff and the consistently high quality of the products, projects and services that we deliver to our customers. We operate across mechanical, instrumentation, electrical and gas detection disciplines and we are proud of our reputation as a good supplier, and a good employer. We are looking for an experienced Storeperson to work in the Projects division of our busy New Plymouth workshop. This role supports our Procurement Supervisor, the management team and our teams of tradesmen in the workshop and in the field, to ensure the fast, efficient and accurate flow of materials, tools and vehicles. To be considered you would need: relevant experience in a stores role, with familiarity with stock systems, experience in Instrumentation/Electrical construction would also be an advantage, good computer skills, clean driver's and forklift licenses, to have good attention to detail, to be an effective communicator, to be willing to work as part of a team. If you fit the bill and would like to pursue these opportunities to take the next step in your career, then please apply online today with a Covering Letter and a CV. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Administration Manager

Full Time | Construction - Other | All Taranaki

This company has a huge reputation of being an employer of choice Must have full relevant experience to apply To apply you MUST have the current legal right to work in NZ Administration Manager Presco (consisting of Presco Hire and Presco Environmental – Infrastructure and Services) are seen as New Zealand’s leading providers of equipment hire for the construction industry, specialist industrial cleaning for the food industry and sustainable dairy farm infrastructure for the dairy industry. They are innovative and are always staying at the forefront of technology and services to provide their clients with the best in service and equipment. Due to substantial growth, this is a newly created and exciting role (within Presco Hire) and we are looking for an energetic and driven Administration Manager to lead this part of the business. Working within their fast-paced industry you will be reporting to the General Manager and you will be accountable for the day-to-day administration functions which will include: Ensuring all administration duties are performed to a high level of quality/accuracy and within agreed timeframes Management of 3 other administration/ accounts staff Administration support and provision of all relevant information to the Finance Manager General ledger data entry Providing information for monthly reporting Payroll processing Assisting with audits, reporting and administrative duties as required You will have a strong understanding of HR functions including performance reviews, employment contracts, staff onboarding and other general HR duties. You will apply your broad administration management skills, commercial acumen and your can-do attitude which will contribute positively as a key member of a lean and progressive team to yield success. This is a fantastic long-term career opportunity with stability and career progression and the opportunity to establish this role and mold/develop it accordingly. Only those with the current legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role. To apply for the above position please attach a copy of your CV and covering letter or phone Bruce on 021 247 7311 for a confidential chat and further information. Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients. Bruce Jordan +64 6 758 6329

Office Administrator/PA

Full Time | Office & Admin | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

BCD is a locally owned and operated planning and engineering consultancy and has been going strong since 2010. We have grown to over 60 staff across our Hamilton, New Plymouth and Tauranga offices and specialise in providing planning, structural, civil and geotechnical engineering consulting services to a wide range of public and private sector clients throughout New Zealand. We have a diverse yet close knit team where social and sporting activities are promoted, and staff development is a big focus. BCD prides itself on team camaraderie and its flexibility and empowerment of staff whilst fostering a positive and rewarding culture. We are seeking a self-motivated, confident, reliable and well-organised Office Administrator to support our rapidly expanding consultancies needs, and to join our office in New Plymouth. You will provide administration support to the existing 6 staff members in the New Plymouth office and be part of the companywide Administration team of 8. You will report to both the New Plymouth based Director and the CFO, based out of Hamilton, and will be required to proactively give regular updates to both. Dependent on your experience and skill set, the scope of this role will be either part time hours or potentially a full-time role. As we are a growing firm, there is great scope to have a real influence on the path it takes as we continue to grow and expand. For this position the required skills and experience include: Confident communicator (both verbal and written); Sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite is essential, along with general PC/Web-based skills; Proven experience in administration will be advantageous, but is not essential; A current drivers licence; Experience with Xero and Workflow Max will be an advantageous but is not essential; NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit; General PA experience in diary and email management; Ability to manage multiple deadlines while keeping a sharp eye on detail; The ability to manage and implement change; Ability to do project work on an as required basis; Be flexible, adaptable and a quick learner; A strong client focus and commitment to delivering exceptional client service; If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV with a brief covering letter to Closing date for interested parties is 5pm Friday 26th January 2018. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Laboratory Supervisor

Full Time | Science & Technology | All Taranaki

Here at Methanex, our New Zealand business is proud to be based in the Taranaki region. We';re an established global business and we're the world's largest supplier of Methanol. We believe that a lasting career offers great people like you even greater opportunities, from quality of life to benefits you truly deserve. And it's people like you that will continue to develop our company and our community into something incredible. In this role you will be responsible for the management and day to day running of the Laboratory, including responsibilities for competency standards, budgeting, resource planning and maintaining accreditation. You will utilise your strong skills in innovation to identify opportunities and improve practices which have the potential to improve HSE and production performance. You will have a tertiary qualification in Chemistry and solid experience within a manufacturing laboratory environment. A strong working knowledge of quality systems and high attention to detail are essential along with proficiency with computers. You will be experienced at people management, have excellent communication skills and a commitment to customer service. If you have the above skills and want to advance your career, contact us now. To apply for this position please refer to Applications close 4.00pm Sunday, 28 January 2018.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | All Taranaki

Here at Methanex, our New Zealand business is proud to be based in the Taranaki region. We're an established global business and we're the world's largest supplier of Methanol. We believe that a lasting career offers great people like you even greater opportunities, from quality of life to benefits you truly deserve. And it's people like you that will continue to develop our company and our community into something incredible. You will be part of a busy mechanical team, performing one off first principle engineering calculations and evaluating engineering models such as FEA and AutoPIPE. You will act as an internal consultant representing Methanex with all related issues on design verification and statutory approval along with supporting our other engineering disciplines and departments within the business. To be successful in this position you will require a Tertiary Mechanical Engineering qualification combined with extensive mechanical engineering experience. This will encompass all engineering phases from conceptual, design, execution through to project close out. You will have experience producing efficient fit-for-purpose engineering solutions with budget adherence. You will have proven industry knowledge, including previous experience gained in the Oil and Gas or Petrochemical Sector. You will have demonstrated ability in complex problem solving and expert knowledge of methods and procedures used to successfully complete assigned mechanical, pressure equipment, piping and related work. If you have the above skills and want to advance your career, contact us now. To apply for this position please refer to Applications close 4.00pm, Sunday, 28 January 2018.

Machine Operator

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Jones & Sandford Joinery manufacture & install commercial joinery to construction and fitout projects throughout the North Island. Our factory is a modern facility led by management & owners committed to developing its people. Investment in technology has resulted in this company recently completing some of NZ's most challenging projects. The successful applicant will have: *Mechanical Experience/Aptitude *Excellent problem solving skills *The ability to work unsupervised *Previous Joinery experience an advantage Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Civil Construction Operator/Driver

Full Time | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We now have an opportunity for a Civil Construction Operator/Driver to join our team based out of New Plymouth. What's on offer? • Industry leader with a focus on 'Safety First' • Excellent career opportunity - full training & support provided • Permanent, full time employment on long term maintenance contract • Guaranteed minimum 40 hours / week + opportunity for overtime + benefits About you: We need you to have: • A Full class 4 drivers licence and WTR, with classes 2-5 preferable • Background in machine operating (excavator in particular) • Strong experience in the civil infrastructure industry (maintenance, surfacing, construction, drainage) • A flexible work approach, as no two days are the same • Good verbal and written communication skills • A commitment to working safely Don't delay! APPLY NOW, by visiting and entering 544943 into the keyword search. Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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

ICL Construction is one of Taranaki's leading construction firms. Our diverse nature allows us to undertake work across the North Island. We are a determined company who know that great people help build great projects. By bringing your unique knowledge and experience you are assisting in the development of a great project, a satisfied client and your own personal sense of purpose and satisfaction. Constructing both traditional and design and build projects, using steel, concrete and timber, across multi-storey and technical construction projects, we are a contractor that adds value to our clients and consultants from conception to completion. Having operated in and around Taranaki and the wider North Island for over 25 years we are a contractor that is fast becoming a household name and a workplace of choice with experienced and career minded construction professionals. Due to an ongoing increase in current workload together with further confirmed contracts, we are excited to expand our specialist construction team. We specialize in all types of Construction, Undertaking projects in nature ranging from Small & large Maintenance projects through to Multi-million dollar developments of $20 + Million. Extended abilities and added advantages of owning our very own Pre-stressed & Precast Concrete manufacturing yard and workshop, we provide concrete products to a range of clients across New Zealand. SPECIALISTS IN: Maintenance & Jobbing works Residential Construction, Additions, Alterations & New Homes Commercial Construction Industrial Construction Hospitality & Heathcare Retail & Fitouts Petrochemical & Oil & Gas Works Precast Concrete including pre-stressed Components Underpasses & Bridges Civil Construction Structural Steel Fabrication & Erection & Much more. You could find your self-working on a diversity of projects from industrial and manufacturing, retail, hotels, to education facilities, and commercial office projects. Bridges & Underpasses to Precast & Pre-stressed Concrete manufacturing. The Role: CURRENTLY RECRUITING: Multiple Full time permanent positions to join our friendly team in the following areas: >>> Qualified Carpenters <<< (LBP a bonus but not essential) [ COMPETITIVE RATES PAID ] >>> Skilled Carpentry | Concrete Workers | Hammer Hands <<< [ MINIMUM 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED ] Drivers License is essential Forklift Licence is a Bonus Experience with Cranes also a bonus Training will be provided where required. ICL Construction (2016) Ltd provide a friendly and easy working environment with social events for our hard working staff. Apply today and be challenged in a rapidly expanding and ever growing construction company !!! *** All applications will be treated as confidential, We are available for interviews after hours as may be required, Rumeneration based on experience *** Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Class 5 tipper and flat top Drivers

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Warner Construction Limited is a privately owned company that has been operating for over 30 years and is currently seeking a Truck and Trailer Operator with a clean drivers licence. Must have good experience in Flat top and Bulk tipper work. There will be some overnight away work and some night shift work options. Other plant operation experience will be an advantage. Above average rate of pay with overtime after 8 hours is offered. Away allowances are also offered if staying away overnight. We would be happy to assist with moving from outside the region for the right person. You must be happy to undertake pre-employment drug/alcohol testing as we operate a drug free work environment. If this sounds like you send your CV to For Further Information please contact Chris Hale on 021 192 6960 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

TSB Hub Manager

Full Time | Government & Council | South Taranaki District

Full-time Are you a "doer" with strong people skills, motivation and enthusiasm? Have you got a qualification in a facility management field or significant and proven experience in managing sports and recreation facilities? If so, you could be just the talent we are looking for! The TSB Hub is one of Taranaki's premier sports, function, events and conference complexes and is situated in the heart of Hawera. This complex brings modern indoor and outdoor facilities together providing plenty of parking and provision for field sports, hard court sports, indoor stadium sports and small bore rifle shooting. The venue is ideal for tournaments and caters every day to multiple sports codes, training and education, social and family events. It also has modern state of the art conference facilities that cater for events of all sizes from small training events to large exhibitions and concerts and has a modern health and fitness centre attached. You'll need to do the basics really well - customer service, delegation, problem solving, decision making, innovation, and performance management - but to stand out from the crowd you'll also: Model the organisation's values Display proactive and professional judgment Be focused on win-win outcomes Be respectful of other people's perspectives Possess an eye for detail and attend to the little things too All these strong characteristics result in superb communication skills that enable positive engagement with staff at all levels and build enduring relationships as a trusted and well-respected manager. Due to the operational nature of modern sports and recreation facilities, this role requires flexibility as it includes some on-call, evening and rostered weekend work. The South Taranaki District Council offers lots - great staff engagement, learning and development opportunities, social events and fantastic people, focused on achieving our common purpose of "Making our Communities Better". You will also be part of an awesome team who are responsive, consistent in their approach and professional in all dealings with staff and customers. So if this resonates and you are passionate about helping people enjoy a great experience - don't delay in applying. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Compliance Officer Fisheries

Full Time | Government & Council | All Taranaki

Taranaki Location Are you interested in sustainable fish stocks for the future? A role where one day is different to the next, working in diverse environments? Do you have confidence, a logical mind, the desire and capacity to learn & grow? This could be the challenge you are seeking - read on to find out more about our Fisheries Compliance Officer roles! So what exactly is a Fisheries Compliance Officer with MPI? A Fisheries Compliance Officer is responsible for delivering a wide range of compliance services within a specific geographical area. We conduct activities such as inspections, land-based and at-sea patrols, liaison and education for recreational, customary and commercial fisheries stakeholders, intelligence gathering, data analysis and various enforcement interventions to gain voluntary compliance. The working life of Fisheries Compliance Officer is varied and interesting. On any given day you may find yourself patrolling the beaches, boat ramps or ocean, interacting with the public, inspecting recreational and/or commercial fishing vessels. You will also be inspecting commercial premises, preparing files for various enforcement interventions such as warnings, issuing infringements or preparing prosecution files for the more serious offenders, taking part in a covert surveillance operations, analysing fisheries data information for signs of potential offending and/or gathering intelligence on fisheries offending. You will work under the guidance of the Chief Compliance Officer (Immediate supervisor) and the Team Manager and carry out comprehensive educational, monitoring, surveillance and inspection activities across the Fisheries sector. What support and training can you expect? Initially two 3 week periods away from home learning about the role, legislation and how you perform your duties in the recreational fisheries sector. This is followed by 6 months of ‘on the job' learning. It is at that stage that you attend a further 3 weeks of learning about the commercial sector followed by a further 6 months of ‘on the job' learning. This is not a job, it's a career as within MPI over time and as your experience grows there are many pathways you can take to achieve a successful career. What will you need to be a successful Fisheries Compliance Officer? An achiever in both an individual and team context The ability to work unsociable hours and in differing environments The ability to effectively communicate and engage with people from a range of cultures and backgrounds Analytical experience and an enquiring mind Have an understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its importance in a NZ Fishery context Basic knowledge of the marine environment and the NZ Fishery framework Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes, and A sense of humour is a must! Click here to see more of who MPI is and what we do! To find out more about these roles - visit our careers page and choose the region of interest to you - then complete the application and provide a current covering letter and CV for review. We will be working very quickly to review all applications and will be inviting selected candidates to attend an assessment centre towards the end of February (which includes a fitness assessment component, interview and job simulation exercises). Please note, given these positions are safety sensitive the preferred applicant/s for the position will be required to undergo a drug and alcohol pre-employment screening test. Further information on this process can be found on our careers site under the application process, on pre-employment checks. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 26th January 2018 The Ministry for Primary Industries is a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone's differences are valued and respected. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements. MPI is an employer of choice.

Office Administrator/HSE Co-ordinator

Part Time | Office & Admin | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

About the business and the role TCM LTD is a progressive locally owned construction & maintenance company with a focus on delivering the very best service to customers within the construction industry. We work with Residential and Commercial clients Taranaki wide. We are looking to appoint an admin superstar in the key role of Office Administrator/HSE Co-ordinator. This position requires someone who is passionate not only about health & safety, but about office systems and procedures as well as customer service. We estimate HSE to be 20% of the role. Job tasks and responsibilities Helping with staff inductions & training on in house HSE systems/procedures Coordinating site safety audits/inspections; assisting with incident reporting & investigation Maintaining staff training & competence register; document management of all HSE Assisting with company applications for prequalification assessments / applications Management of new building/maintenance jobs, data entry in job management system Liaising with clients & suppliers to update on upcoming works for building/maintenance Accounts Payable & Receivable, debt recovery Assistance with Payroll, HR Administration Skills and experience Excellent all-round administration skills Solid understanding of New Zealand Legislation, be a competent multitasker Health & Safety experience with strong interest in promoting safety improvements and driving a strong Health & Safety culture in our team An eye for detail with first rate accuracy, confidentially also essential Knowledge of SmartTrade job management, ACE Payroll & MYOB an advantage Have past experience as administrator, with ability to work alone Able to work fulltime to cover other office staff when on annual leave Job benefits and perks Regular staff functions, and opportunity to join Social Club. Share a good sense of humour with our range of staff

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