Please Quote Reference Number 76568
  • Weekend Shift
  • Friday to Sunday 6:00am - 4:30pm
  • Join the team at the Red Stag Timber Mill in Rotorua

  • Located 5 minutes south of Rotorua CBD, Red Stag Timber is an industry leader when it comes to producing quality structural timber products. The Company operates New Zealand's largest sawmill and has actively reinvested in the latest processing technology available worldwide. Our 380 staff and contractors enjoy a positive workplace culture, with safety our number one priority.

    An opportunity has arisen for a Trades Assistant / Hot Work Permit Issuer to join our Maintenance team on the Weekend Shift. Reporting to the Assistant Maintenance Manager, this is a hands-on position, which will work alongside the Weekend Shift Maintenance Team and Mechanical contractors.

    The successful candidate will need to be experienced in hot work processes and permit issuing, preferably within a Sawmill environment. The ability to use the maintenance computer system, and enter data accurately is required.

    To be successful you will ideally:
    • Hold current and relevant certification such as welding, height and confined space safety
    • Have five or more years' experience in a broad maintenance trades assistant role on a busy
      industrial site
    • Demonstrate a 'Safety first' approach to work and high levels of initiative
    Hours of work are Friday to Sunday 6:00am - 4:30pm with additional hours required during busy periods.

    To be considered, please send your CV and completed Application Form to or contact Melissa Bennett, People & Safety Manager on (07) 349-5874.

    A pre-employment medical and drug test will be required, along with sound references from previous and current employers. Applicants must be living in New Zealand currently.

    Red Stag Timber Ltd
    Please Quote Reference Number 76568

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    (Q1) Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

    I am a New Zealand citizen

    I have permanent residency status (and/or Australian citizenship)

    I have a family/partner visa and no restriction on working hours

    I have a temporary work visa (silver fern skilled migrant)

    I have a temporary work visa (graduate)

    I have a temporary work visa (holiday)I have the right to work restricted hours (eg. I have a student visa)

    I require sponsorship to work for a new employer (includes work-to-residence visa holders)

    (Q2) What is your hourly rate expectation for this position?

    (Q3) Do you have experience in hot work processes and permit issuing? (Please answer YES or NO)

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