• Posted: 26 Nov 2021
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Engineering
About us

With over 30 years of experience providing engineering and operations services to the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, Verbrec operates across Australia and New Zealand delivering breakthrough solutions in engineering, project delivery and asset performance through our companies LogiCamms, OSD Pipelines and Competency Training.

Verbrec offers our clients a better way of working, with high performance, a relentless safety focus, and accountable, people-focused culture. We work with leading owners and operators in hydrocarbons, minerals and metals, and infrastructure sectors. Verbrec is a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:VBC).

About the role

Our New Plymouth team is looking for a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer from a diverse technical background to lead our talented mechanical team and continue the development of our service offering.

While technical ability is important, key attributes for success are passion, collaboration and approachability.

As part of an energetic company with a focus on customer service you'll be well supported in this role. Ideally, you will have worked in a leadership role, however if you have the charisma and passion to be a leader, we look forward to talking to you!

We look for customer and delivery focused leaders, who are proactive in the management of projects for clients, guiding the team to deliver projects on time and to scope and budget. In a typical day you will:

Key responsibilities of this position include:

Be hands on and proactive in supporting the team to deliver on their commitments.
Be a champion for a working environment that is energetic, safe and fun.
Be proactive in the continuous development and success of your team.
Be committed to people, creating a culture that people want to belong too.
Lead by example and be prepared to roll up your sleeves and achieve results for the client and the team.
Maintain mechanical engineering standards across all projects
Provide technical guidance to junior engineers and peers.
Enacting improvements to engineering systems and processes.
Continuous development of industry networks and contacts.
About you

You will have the ability to independently win and run projects as well as lead and oversee the development of a growing team of people as well as being highly experienced in technical mechanical engineering. You will also have highly developed pipe stressing analysis skills and be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, on small/medium size projects. You will also have:

Experience in a range of mechanical engineering skills including NZ pressure equipment,
Experience working in oil and gas facilities or similar heavy or manufacturing industries,
Develop engineering and design standards, systems and processes, where required
Experience generating engineering estimates and quotations,
Ability to work independently on multiple projects with conflicting deadlines,
Degree or equivalent experience/qualifications is required in Mechanical Engineering.
About our team

We are a passionate team, working in an enviable location, close enough to the beach for a lunch time walk. We embrace a positive work/life balance, ensuring we enjoy the Taranaki region, regular BBQ's. You will have the opportunity to travel and work on industrial sites across Taranaki and, work on projects with our Australian teammates. We also offer our New Zealand staff medical and life insurance, a 37.5-hour week and a range of other staff benefits.

If you are searching for an opportunity to build and lead projects in an exciting and growing business, apply today.

The new Verbrec brand represents our evolution and continued growth by leveraging emerging techniques and technologies for the benefit of our clients. Evolution, engineered.

Our Vision - Meeting the future by engineering transformative solutions through full project and asset lifecycles.

Our Promise to You - We believe in passionate and innovative people delivering our success. We take pride in seeing our people continually develop their career opportunities and access wonderful employee benefits. We offer our people engaging and challenging work, the opportunity for personal success and, a fun and friendly culture. We are an inclusive workplace and we believe in diversity and opportunity for all.

Visit us at to learn more about your career with Verbrec.

****Please note that due to the NZ boarders being closed, only applicants already in NZ will be considered****