Senior Maintenance Technician

Date: 2 December 2019

Are you looking for a role you can sink your teeth into? Do you love the idea of getting stuck in maintaining and repairing different operating systems? Look no further - we may have the role for you!

Real Journeys are looking for a Senior Maintenance Technician to join our Engineering team in Bluff.

What does the role involve?

We're looking for someone trade qualified to assist with the maintenance of New Zealand's largest vessel fleet. You'll be assigned a Real Journeys' vessel to work on, so you will be required to manage all engineering, safety and financial aspects of the project. Depending on the project, you may also be leading a team to ensure the job gets completed within a specified timeframe and budget. As a Senior member of the team, you will act as a role model, provide coaching and mentoring for our Technicians and Apprentices. The role is based mainly in Bluff but sometimes you will also be needed to provide support to our team in Te Anau and other areas of operation.


Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for someone comes from an automotive or marine background and is preferably trade qualified. You will be conscientious, knowledgeable and able to perform safe and efficient repairs and preventive maintenance, as well as keep excellent records as required. We need someone who is able to lead and mentor a team but is equally self-motivated to work alone with minimum supervision. You will have the ability to prioritise, self-manage and make decisions under pressure, while at the same time maintaining accuracy. You will also have a keen interest in marine, be willing to progress your knowledge and keen to learn. A NZ driver’s licence is a must.


Do you know who we are?

We are one of New Zealand's leading tourism companies providing premium experiences in Queenstown, Fiordland and Stewart Island. We are a family owned business founded in the 1950's and sixty years later we continue our founder's dream of sharing our spectacular backyard with visitors from all over the world.

What can we offer you?

Working for Real Journeys we offer a competitive package, a great working environment and opportunities for development and progression, including a marine technician qualification. We also have some great staff benefits, which give you the chance to experience our products with your friends and family. Alongside this, you will also have access to discounts across the Wayfare Group (Go Orange, Cardrona, Canyon Food and Brew and the International Antarctic Centre). You will get the opportunity to work within a supportive team and the satisfaction of knowing you're playing an important part in our customers vessel experience; allowing them to cruise safely and in comfort.

If you're an experienced technician looking for a shore-based role, you have a proven track record, are interested in vessel maintenance and are keen to contribute in a critical role supporting our fleet, we would love to hear from you!

Job Details

Reference # 23664
Posted on 02 Dec 2019
Closes on 16 Dec 2019 23:55
Location(s) Bluff
Expertise Maintenance Technician
Job level(s) Experienced, Management
Work type(s) Permanent - Full Time