Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship

Maintenance Engineering Upper Hutt, Wellington


With ATNZ you get your qualification for FREE and we pay you to do it.

  • Hands on training from qualified trades people
  • You will start earning straight away
  • Trade skills are always in demand
  • Learn on-the-job

Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) are looking for mechanically minded individuals wanting to start a maintenance apprenticeship based in Wellington.

Maintenance engineers maintain machinery so it is reliable on the production line (usually within a manufacturing environment). Maintenance engineers typically have a planned approach to maintenance, involving computerised maintenance systems and condition monitoring, where the work may require a broad variety of engineering skills and knowledge.

The successful applicant will be employed by the ATNZ Trust and assigned to one of our host companies who are rotating equipment specialists. They provide nationwide industrial site support and comprehensive in house workshop repairs. Here you will get valuable on the job training while studying to become a qualified maintenance engineer.

Do you fit the profile?

  • Do you want to earn while you learn?
  • Are you committed to 3 – 4 years study?
  • Do you have industry experience or have you completed a pre trade?
  • Do you have NCEA L2 in Maths & English?
  • Do you have a restricted or full driver license?

If you're a keen, hands-on learner looking for an entry level career opportunity, then click on APPLY NOW to start your application

Professionalism in the workplace will be a key marker to whether you succeed in this role, so you will need to possess great reliability, punctuality and self-presentation.

Pre-employment testing (Medical, Drug and Aptitude) will form part of the eligibility process.

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