Mechanical Fitter/Welder

Posted 20 March 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBoilermakers and weldersFitters and Machinists

Job description

Job reference - 36353

  • AutoCad design skills and good communication skills required
  • Consistent projects ensuring a steady workload
  • Attractive remuneration of between $43 - $48 per hour depending on experience

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About Industrial Air Systems
Industrial Air Systems is a leading supplier of rotary screw compressors throughout New Zealand. Along with a wide range of compressed air solutions, the company are also specialists in nitrogen gas generation. The product range includes industrial air compressors, nitrogen generators, oxygen generators, air receivers, laser cutting systems, air treatment, piping, and accessories.

Industrial Air Systems is an established New Zealand owned and operated business with sales and service offices strategically positioned in both the North and South Islands. The company are part of international compressed air group, Pneutech Group, with locations in North America, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.

The role and its duties
Are you an experienced Mechanical Fitter Welder seeking an exciting career move? Your search ends here! Industrial Air Systems NZ is on the lookout for a committed individual to join their team.

The role is crucial with the precise installation of compressed air plants and associated equipment into industrial/manufacturing and commercial sites. As a Mechanical Fitter/Welder, you'll have the opportunity to engage with state-of-the-art industrial air systems, applying your skills to guarantee accuracy and dependability in manufacturing procedures. From assembly to upkeep, your contributions will be instrumental in maintaining the seamless operation of their facilities.

Key responsibilities

  • Conduct required engineering modifications to container, enclosure, and baseplate setups, including cutting, drilling, fabrication/welding and general engineering operations
  • Execute precision installation of compressed air plant and equipment with meticulous attention to detail
  • Apply practical engineering knowledge and experience to tackle diverse challenges effectively
  • Uphold a high standard of accuracy and finish, to meet retail acceptance criteria
  • Showcase qualities of a perfectionist, demonstrating unwavering commitment to quality
  • Assist with ideas and new design concepts for new product development
  • Complete the design ideas using CAD design software, to produce production-ready drawings
  • Assist with providing 3-D models for the use of marketing and presentation
  • Provide CAD drawings for air piping layout plans for installations
  • Take ownership and responsibility for managing component and parts inventory used in packaged new builds
  • Operate the manual and digital systems within the business for accurate accountability and package costings
  • Report to production management with progress and inventory updates


  • Current first aid certificate - advantageous
  • EWP (Elevated work platform) certificate an advantage
  • Fitter/Welder qualification (Level 4)
  • CAD drawing and design competencies
  • Forklift license

The challenge and rewards
While the remuneration is attractive, perhaps the most enticing aspect to the role is the employer themselves. Recent years have seen vibrant, well-structured, and consistent growth and with this other emerging opportunities.

How to apply
Applications from those wanting to relocate from elsewhere within NZ are welcome if not already based in Auckland.

For more information contact the team at Jobcorp for a confidential discussion. Phone during NZ business hours: Freephone 0800 67 57 47 from landline and mobile. The international landline is +64 9 271 3200.

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