Taylors Contracting Co Ltd aims to employ the best person available for the job taking into consideration the balance of skills, knowledge, attitude and personal characteristics required. The information supplied on your CV and our application form will be held by us for the purpose of assessing your suitability for employment. In order for us to achieve this all applicants are required to fill out our standard application form, which you can download by clicking here.

See below for our current vacancies. These are also listed on Trade Me and SEEK.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the HR Advisor Amelia Bradley by email or phone 021 329 550.

Current Vacancies

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Due to the continual growth of the company we are currently seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our team. We are also open to discussing the option of Automotive Mechanics wanting to transfer their skills, and becoming a Heavy Diesel Mechanic.

Key skills and attributes: To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be a trade qualified diesel technician with skills in hydraulics, modern diesel engines and related electronics or
  • Be a trade qualified automotive technician, with a keen desire to become a Heavy Diesel Mechanic
  • Hold a class 1 driver’s license
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to Health and Safety
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical failures and recommend solutions
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Have a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Have a willingness to learn and comply with our policies and procedures
  • This position may require work away from home at times

What we offer:

  • Health insurance after 3 months of employment
  • Company Vehicle for work purposes
  • Continued training, support and development of skills
  • A friendly and supportive team environment

What next? If you think you have what it takes to excel in this role, please send your CV along with a cover letter to

Backhoe excavator/loader operator

Brand spanking new machine, the plastic is still on the controls!

This is the top-of-the-line Caterpillar 444 F2 Backhoe Loader with an operating weight of 10 Tonnes, rated at 95 hp and packed with the latest technology.

Take charge of this role and your machinery and we will reward you accordingly! In this role, you will be primarily operating the backhoe loader machine in our Forestry Division. The work will be varied and interesting getting you across the region.

You will have experience in a civil, forestry, or farming environment and experience operating Class 2 machinery. With a strong focus on safety, quality and environmental, you will carry out tasks such as general forestry road maintenance and clearing out slips, water tables and culverts, assisting with construction and general works.

Backhoe experience is not essential, if you’ve got excavator, tractor, or other machine experience and want to grow, or are looking for a new and interesting role give us a call!

We are prepared to train and support the right person if you think you’ve got what it takes to make this role yours.

You’ll bring with you:

  • A Class 2 Drivers License with a WTR endorsement
  • A positive outlook, friendly attitude, and willingness to adapt to the work as and where required
  • Possess a safe work record and be drug free with a genuine commitment to Health and Safety
  • Extreme reliability and dependability
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills

What we offer:

  • Continued training & development
  • A supportive team environment where you’re trusted and given the tools to deliver and excel in your career.
  • Access to a range of discounts and benefits including offers of health insurance, wellbeing initiatives, counselling services and retail discounts etc.

What next? If you think you have what it takes to excel in this role, please send your CV along with a cover letter to