General Engineering Apprenticeship

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General Engineering Apprenticeship

About the Employer

Mō Te Kaitukumahi 

KANDO began with the drive to make New Zealand a safer, more efficient and more confident place to work through developing and implementing the latest technology.  Home to the Guardian Bandsaw and the world’s first and only automated mussel opener, KANDO engineers work closely with industry leaders to discover and develop innovative ways to automate or improve manual, repetitive processes.

KANDO in Mt Wellington are now looking to take on a General Engineering Apprentice to develop and upskill their team and focus on building their capability.


About the Opportunity

Mō Te Huarahi  

This is an entry level opportunity where you will be joining a great working culture, a very supportive and friendly team where everyone is willing to help out.

To start you’ll be inducted and go through the structure of the Apprenticeship.  Everyday duties as part of the General Engineering Apprenticeship will include fabrication, welding, polishing and assembly of sheet metal components.   You’ll be trained by a supportive Manager and team.


About You          


No pre-trade required for this entry level role, but you will need to demonstrate your passion for engineering and have some engineering aptitude.  You’ll also need to bring the following –

  • Be keen and eager to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • A team player
  • Good work ethic and reliability
  • Proactive in your approach to tasks
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • NCEA Level 2 in English and Maths
  • Restricted Driver’s Licence as a minimum



Ngā Hāora  

Hours will be discussed with you at interview with KANDO Innovation. Standard hours are, 8 per day, Monday to Friday, taken at anytime between 6.30am and 4pm.


Te Tohu  

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering(Trade) (Level 4) with strand in General Engineering

Graduates of the General Engineering strand will also be able to: - Build, maintain, and repair a broad range of machinery and equipment using skills including fitting, machining, fabrication and welding, with knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.

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Date Posted
March 17, 2023
General Engineering
Mt Wellington
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