Job Title: Drafter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hawera, New Zealand
Salary: NZD45000 - NZD55000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-02-20
Reference: 75881
Contact Name: Bruce Jordan
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 21:12

Job Description


Mechanical or Structural

Graduate or Experienced Draftsperson

Are you seeking a challenge and a location offering a fantastic lifestyle with Taranaki listed as the 2nd best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet?

Do you appreciate being recognised as part of a team rather than been just another number at a desk?

If so then read further!

This well established and expanding national firm provides high level safety products to the construction industry.  This organisation has successfully delivered on a range of projects around New Zealand and have earned a reputation of delivering exceptional service on time and on budget.  With their head office in South Taranaki (near Hawera) you would be working with some of best in the business and will be able to grow and expand your career with them.  This role has the flexibility of being based in New Plymouth for 2 days a week but the other 3 days you would be based in their main offices near Hawera.


You will be involved with a range of duties but mainly including the production of drawings and working on new products and product ranges so 3D Modelling would be ideal or having the capabilities of learning it.  Experience with Solid Works, or Solid Edge is preferred, however; if you have fantastic computer skills, the right attitude and your values match theirs and you want an opportunity to move into design/ drafting they will provide the relevant training needed.

General duties will include:
  • Drafting engineering designs and drawings from preliminary calculations and concepts
  • Managing the drafting duties of small to large scale projects
  • Liaising with Project Managers, Production Staff and other relevant internal and external parties

Experience on the tools carrying out practical work is highly recommended and you would also need to be versatile in your work as you could at times be required to go to various sites to carry out site measurements.

You will be creative and able to think ‘outside the box’, be keen to explore new ways of drafting and have a genuine appetite for change and growth.  Their values are set out below.
  • Visionary                         
Challenge the status quo if you can see a better way                          

Be innovative to create better solutions and design                   

Always look for new opportunities to make 'everything better'                           Be versatile and receptive to better ideas                  
  • Ownership                      
If it's your area of responsibility own the challenge, own the project and deliver it to the required standard                       

Be accountable for your actions              
  • Collaborative                  
Communicate well - be honest, open and fair                 

Make the interests of the team and the customer your own                Listen and respect the viewpoint of others                         

Be thankful - show appreciation where it’s due                 

If these values resonate with you, please apply. You’ll love working here!!!

Only those with the current legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this position.

Please apply to this advert is strict confidence or contact Bruce Jordan at NES Global Talent on 021 247 7311 for further information.

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