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

Dump Truck Operators

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd is currently seeking dump truck operator’s to join the Nelson Civil Department.

To be successful in this role you will have:
* A full NZ driver’s license with class 4
* WTR is an advantage
* A safe work record and be drug free with a genuine commitment to Health and Safety
* Extreme Reliability and dependability
* 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.

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 25 January 2019.

Heavy Diesel Mechanic

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

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

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
* 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 will require work away from home

What we offer:
* Health insurance
* Access to staff purchasing discounts including fuel
* 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 25 January 2019.

Parts / Store Person

We are seeking a Parts / Store Person 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.

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. Industry knowledge is an advantage but not essential.

To be successful in this role you will be energetic and thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to think on your feet.

Key Responsibilities:
* Purchasing all parts for internal workshop operations
* Obtaining quotes and sourcing parts in a timely and cost-effective manner
* Ordering of parts locally and internationally
* Communicate effectively with suppliers and mechanics
* Receipting in and invoicing out of parts
* Following up with suppliers with any discrepancies
* Maintain stock levels
* General layout and tidiness of parts store

What we offer:
* A permanent position
* Health Insurance
* Access to staff purchasing discounts including fuel
* 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 25 January 2019.

Workshop / Yard Hand - Nelson

Taylors Contracting are seeking a Workshop / Yard Hand to assist in the day to day general maintenance of our Brightwater yard. Candidates must be fit, enjoy physical work and be able to work autonomously as well as part of a team, with a positive can-do safety conscious attitude.

The successful candidate will be:
* Fit and reliable
* Must be prepared for labour intensive tasks
* Hold at least a restricted drivers licence as you will be required to collect/ pick up supplies
* Prepared to carry out a large variety of general workshop and yard duties

What we offer:
* A permanent position
* Health Insurance
* Fuel Discounts
* 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 25 January 2019.

Quarry Operator

Would you like to work for a company where our people matter, and safety is our number one focus? Receive good pay and a minimum of 40 hours per week with regular overtime? We are a progressive company with a great reputation for quality work, and honesty.

Besides having a common-sense approach and an energetic, positive attitude you will:
* Hold a class 2 driver’s license with WTR
* Have a proven work history in bulk earthworks, and quarry operations
* Experience operating various machinery such as excavators, loaders, dump trucks, dozers, portable and fixed plant crushing and processing equipment
* Experience with drilling rigs and explosives is desirable but not essential
* Quarry ticket is an advantage but not essential
* Candidates must be prepared to work away from home at times
* Demonstrate a strong commitment to the Health & Safety of yourself and others
* Be extremely reliable and dependable
* Have excellent communication skills

What we offer:
* A permanent position with guaranteed hours
* Continued training, support and development of skills
* A friendly and supportive team environment
* Health Insurance

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 25 January 2019.

Excavator / Multi Skilled Operator

Would you like to work for a company where our people matter, and safety is our number one focus? Receive good pay and a minimum of 40 hours per week with regular overtime? We are a progressive company with a great reputation for quality work, and honesty.

Besides having a common-sense approach and an energetic, positive attitude you will:
* Hold a class 2 driver’s license with WTR
* Have a proven work history in bulk earthworks, and civil operations
* Demonstrate a strong commitment to the Health & Safety of yourself and others
* Extreme Reliability and dependability
* Demonstrate excellent communication and time management

What we offer:
* A permanent position with guaranteed hours
* Continued training and development of skills
* Health insurance
* 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 Operator

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

Taylors Contracting Co. Ltd. are currently seeking an experienced truck driver to join our 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
* Display a high level of 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
* Health Insurance after 3 months of employment
* Fuel discounts
* 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

Handyman / Jack-of-all-trades

We are seeking a skilled labourer (Handyman/Jack-of-all-trades) to join our team at Taylors working across the Nelson / Tasman region.

The ideal candidate will be professional in their approach, take pride in their work and like to maintain a high standard of quality. Candidates must be fit, enjoy physical work and able to work autonomously as well as part of a team.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent organisational and problem-solving skills. You must have a positive can-do safety conscious attitude and be a person who is self-motivated and an excellent communicator.

Tasks and responsibilities are varied, but may include:
* Class 1 drivers licence, heavy trade licences would be useful but not essential
* Delivering and installing culverts
* Signage installation and repairs
* Installing and repairing forestry gates
* Fence repairs and construction
* Concreting, timber work, construction and painting
* Bridge maintenance and water blasting
* Grass seeding, soil stabilisation, planting trees and spraying
* Trimming roadside trees and branches
* General repairs and maintenance

What we offer:
* Negotiable working hours, open to part-time or fulltime
* We are open to applications form sub-contractors also
* Continued training, support and development of skills
* Health Insurance after 3 months of employment
* Fuel discounts
* Company phone
* Company vehicle for work purposes
* 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

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

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.