Careers

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, which you can download by clicking here.

See below for our current vacancies. These are also listed in the local newspapers, on Trade Me and SEEK.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the HR Advisor Amelia Bradley by email amelia@taycon.co.nz or phone 021 329 599.

Current Vacancies

Multi Skilled Operator - Forestry

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd is currently seeking a new full-time team member to join the Forestry Department. You will be forming & maintaining roads, skids and performing other earthworks as required. Applicants will have the following skills and attributes:

A class 2 driver’s license with WTR
Have a proven work history in bulk earthworks, civil and/or forestry operations
A high level of experience operating various machinery such as dozers, diggers and graders
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
The right qualifications for this position are an advantage, however we are committed to training and up skilling our staff.

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd promotes a safe working environment and as such all new staff will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply, please email your Cover Letter and CV to amelia@taycon.co.nz or phone Amelia Bradley on 021 329 599.

General Operators - Nelson Civil

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd is currently seeking experienced operators to join the Nelson Civil Department for the summer season. Applicants will have the following skills and attributes:

A full NZ driver’s license with class 4 is essential
Have a proven work history in bulk earthworks and civil operations
Experience operating 6-wheeler trucks and dumpers
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
The right skills and experience for this position are an advantage, however we are committed to training and up skilling our staff.

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd promotes a safe working environment and as such all new staff will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply, please email your Cover Letter and CV to amelia@taycon.co.nz or phone Amelia Bradley on 021 329 599.

Multi Skilled Operator - Nelson Civil

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd is currently seeking a new full-time team member to join the Nelson Civil Department. Applicants will have the following skills and attributes:

Minimum of a class 2 driver’s license, class 4 & WTR is an advantage
Have a proven work history in bulk earthworks and civil operations
Experience operating various machinery such as dozers, diggers and graders
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
The right skills and experience for this position are an advantage, however we are committed to training and up skilling our staff.

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd promotes a safe working environment and as such all new staff will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply, please email your Cover Letter and CV to amelia@taycon.co.nz or phone Amelia Bradley on 021 329 599

Workshop/Yard Hand - Canterbury

Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive working environment? We are looking for an enthusiastic, keen to learn Workshop/Yard Hand.

In this role, you will assist in the day to day general maintenance of our Hasketts Road workshop and yard in Christchurch. It includes a variety of general workshop and yard duties and is key in supporting other staff with daily tasks as required.

To be successful in this role, you will:

* Possess a current class 1 driver’s license
* Have a positive attitude and strong work ethic
* Be willing to learn and comply with our policies and procedures
* Demonstrate reliability and dependability
* Be prepared for a variety of labour intensive tasks.

If you think you have what it takes to excel in this role, please email your CV along with a cover letter to amelia@taycon.co.nz by Friday 01 December 2017.

Heavy Diesel Mechanic - Nelson

Due to the continual growth of the company we are currently seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our team.

To be successful in this role, you will:

* Be a trade qualified diesel technician with skills in hydraulics and modern diesel engines
* Possess 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.

If this sounds like you then please email your CV along with a cover letter to amelia@taycon.co.nz by Friday 1 December 2017.

Heavy Diesel Mechanic - Canterbury

Due to the continual growth of the company we are currently seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our Canterbury team.

To be successful in this role, you will:

* Be a trade qualified diesel technician with skills in hydraulics and modern diesel engines
* Possess 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

If this sounds like you then please email your CV along with a cover letter to amelia@taycon.co.nz by Friday 1 December 2017.

Excavator Operator - Forestry

Due to the continual growth of the Forestry Department we are currently seeking an experienced excavator or multi-skilled operator to join our forestry engineering team.

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd. have on-going forestry contracts supplying engineering services for the harvest of over a million tonnes of timber assets.

Besides having a common-sense approach and an energetic, positive attitude you will:

* Hold a class 2 driver’s license with WTR
* Have previous experience of earthworks in either the Civil or Forestry sector
* Demonstrate a strong commitment to the Health & Safety of yourself and others
* Be extremely reliable and dependable
* Have excellent communication skills
* The ability to work both alone and as part of a team

What we offer:

* A permanent position with guaranteed hours
* Competitive remuneration package including company vehicle
* 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 amelia@taycon.co.nz by 1 December 2017

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