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

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

Purchasing Officer

Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive working environment?

We are seeking a Purchasing Officer to join our Workshop Team. The ideal candidate would have previous experience in a similar environment or a genuine passion in our industry.

You will be working with a medium sized team of Heavy Diesel Mechanics and Engineers in a large organisation who pride themselves on their workmanship, professionalism and expertise in a fast-paced environment.

To be considered for this position, you must have a positive can-do attitude and be a person who is friendly, organised, professional, self-motivated and an excellent communicator.

Key Responsibilities:
* Liaising with customers, staff and suppliers
* Obtaining quotes and sourcing parts in a timely and cost-effective manner
* Ordering of parts locally and internationally
* Receipting in and invoicing out of parts
* Following up with suppliers with any discrepancies

What we offer:
* A permanent position
* 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

Civil Pipe Layer - Nelson

Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive working environment?

Due to the continual growth of our organisation, we are currently seeking an experienced pipe layer to join our Nelson Civil Team.

Our Nelson Civil Division employs up to 25 staff on various projects throughout the Nelson-Tasman region and are committed to exceeding client expectations through safe, quality work practices.

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

* Have relevant certifications
* Have experience in laying stormwater and sewer pipelines both concrete and PVC as well as associated ground infrastructure
* Experience in water reticulation is an advantage
* Hold a current NZ Driver’s License – class 2 with WTR is an advantage
* Demonstrate a strong commitment to the Health & Safety of yourself and others
* Have knowledge of reading and interpreting plans and survey set out accurately
* Have excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of personnel
* Be extremely reliable and dependable
* Have the ability to work both alone and as part of a team

What we offer:

* A permanent position with guaranteed hours
* Competitive remuneration package to reflect skills and experience 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

Truck Driver - Nelson Civil

Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive working environment?

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd. are currently seeking a truck driver to join the Nelson Contracting team.

Besides having a common-sense approach and an energetic, positive attitude you will:
* Hold a class 5 NZ driver’s license with a clean safe driving record, WTR is an advantage
* Previous experience in truck and trailer operations
* 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 unsupervised and as part of a team

What we offer:
* A permanent position with guaranteed hours
* 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

Multi Skilled Operator - Nelson Civil

Are you looking for a new challenge in a supportive working environment?

Taylors Contracting are currently seeking an experienced multi-skilled operator to join the civil team.

Besides having a common-sense approach and an energetic, positive attitude you will:
* Hold a class 2 NZ driver’s license with WTR endorsements
* Have a proven work history in bulk earthworks, and civil operations
* Experience operating various machinery such as dozers, diggers and graders
* 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
* 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

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.