Mechanical Fitter / Supervisor

Join a leading company in renewable energy in Waikato. Contribute to industrial, hydropower, and geothermal projects. Lead a team and work on turbines, heavy equipment, and more.

MB Century
MB Century
Waikato, New Zealand  UTC+12:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   NZD 42–50   19 days ago

MB Century is executing an exciting and challenging new strategic plan. We are a recognised industry leader in providing innovative solutions across Geothermal Drilling, Reservoir Services, Hydro and Geothermal Power Station refurbishment, and specialist Fabrication, Machining and Industrial Coatings.

We have big plans to further develop, innovate and complement these services. Will you join us on our journey?

MB Century has a strong history in the renewable energy sector and we are proud of our strong customer relationships.

Our mechanical field maintenance team support industrial, hydropower and geothermal projects across NZ, primarily the Central North Island. As a Mechanical Fitter with us, you’ll enjoy getting out to a variety of client sites, working with a close-knit team and taking pride in a job well done.


Our team are motivated and pull together to get their mahi done on time, or early, to impress our clients. As a skilled tradesperson you’ll have earned the respect of your peers and leaders alike for your knowledge, ability to think clearly under pressure and for your willingness to support and guide your work team. This is a senior position for someone able to work unsupervised and ideally lead a team of 3-7 people.

You’ll fit right in if you offer:

  • A Level 4 trade qualification as a Fitter Turner, Fitter Machinist or equivalent.
  • Heavy Rotating Equipment / Industrial Plant maintenance experience in power generation sector or workshop management
  • Hydropower maintenance experience will allow you to hit the ground running
  • Natural leadership with strong engagement and communication skills
  • Commitment to safe working practices and quality procedures
  • Flexibility to work extended and flexible hours as and when required - including periodic work outside of Taupo

The Role

Joining an experienced team performing routine maintenance, diagnostics, refurbishment and general engineering in geothermal and hydro power generation, you’ll be working with turbines, heavy rotating equipment, cranage, valves, pumps, fans, heat exchangers etc.

Join a company that is whanau oriented and where you will be well rewarded for the work you do. We support the development of our people and have a strong competency framework in place to make this happen for you and your crew.

If you are looking for a move to New Zealand, then you’ll be pleased to know that we are an Accredited Employer, and we welcome applicants from overseas with hydropower mechanical maintenance experience. This role will be based in our Taupo headquarters where our people work a minimum of a 40-hour week, starting at 7.30am and finishing at 4pm, Monday to Friday. Due to the flexible nature of our work including extended hours with the potential for nightshift, away travel and weekend work, this position includes paid overtime rates and allowances. The wage range for this role is NZD$42.73 (Grade 4) – 50.37 (Grade 6).

If you enjoy variety, challenge and spending time with like-minded people, APPLY ONLINE NOW.

To enquire, please contact Catherine Ebborn on or 021 702 465

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About the role

Jun 24, 2024

Full Time


Dec 11, 2024


NZD 42–50

MB Century

Waikato, New Zealand



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