InterGroup Limited

  • Posted: 13 Feb 2024
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Construction & roading
Are you a UHP Operator and a bit of a character? At InterGroup, our people are real good characters who have each other's backs every day. And we're after more characters like you to come and join us!

What's the job?

InterGroup are New Zealand's Infrastructure and Industrial Services specialists, delivering services in waste management, industrial services, coatings, and infrastructure. You may not have heard of us, but we do a lot – and we've got aspirations to be number one in every area we deliver. The only thing stopping us is needing more people! That's where you come in, are you up for the challenge?

The main focus of your role will be the removal of marine growth, corrosion and coatings; cleaning surfaces including hull, decks and flight decks; cleaning of pipes, ducting, tubes, engine rooms, boilers, plant etc. - all using abrasive blasting, HP (high pressure up to 4,000psi) and UHP ultra-high pressure water blasting up to 40,000 psi.

You'll benefit from:

Job security – we're an essential service and there will always be work for you

A hands-on training program with a wide range of courses e.g obtaining a BOSIET license to travel offshore.

A welcoming, helpful team – our characters are down to earth and all willing to muck in to give each other a hand - everyone feels like they belong here

Heaps of development and opportunities for growth

True health and safety – you'll never have to work in an unsafe environment or in a situation where you feel uncomfortable

The chance to work on iconic projects that have helped your communities and that you can be proud of – such as cleaning/restoring a Naval ship to become a fishing trawler in a rural community, maintaining the harbor bridge, and keeping stormwater drains clear to prevent flooding.

Are you the right fit?

You'll be a character who's always wanting to learn and grow your voice matters here, and you'll be empowered to make decisions, not just take directions. We're hoping you'll be a team-player and ready to join our awesome team who look after each other and have each other's backs. previous experience in marine industry is not a pre-requisite; we are willing to train the right person. This role will require the person to travel offshore and hence a BOSIET license would be ideal, we will support with obtaining this.

We are currently recruiting for one UHP Operator to be based in Taranaki.

The technical stuff you'll need includes:

Minimum 1 year experience using high pressure water blasting, abrasive blasting, and spray-painting equipment to prepare surfaces
The ability to apply protective coatings to surfaces
Proven knowledge and training of health and safety in the industrial environment
A high-level of physical fitness and the ability to work in a confined space from time to time
Ideally you will have proven experience in a marine environment and working inside and outside of marine vessels.
Proactive thinking and behavior
Can do attitude
This role will provide a challenging yet rewarding work experience. We pride ourselves in providing a great team environment, career progression opportunities and offer a very competitive salary ranging from $30 to $36 per hour based on experience and skillset.

This is a full time and permanent role with guaranteed 40 hours each week.

So come and join our great team today – get in touch here.