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The Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture is seeking experienced TBM Mechanics to join the team on the Central Interceptor Project.

As a Mechanic, you will be responsible for the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of construction equipment, plant and the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) on the Central Interceptor Project.

What you will be doing:

  • Diagnose faults and repair construction equipment, plant and the TBM
  • Understand plans, drawings and spare parts manuals
  • Create appropriate maintenance schedules and perform routine preventative maintenance
  • Complete weekly inspection checks and ensure pre-start checklists have been carried out
  • Compile daily reports and record all completed work for shift handover
  • Installation and commission of equipment, plant and machinery

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of construction equipment, plant and machinery
  • Hands on experience in TBM, diesel motors, pneumatic and/or hydraulic systems
  • Skills and practical knowledge in compressed air/water/oil and ARC welding processes
  • Positive and pro-active approach toward teamwork
  • Good communication and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, determine priorities, whilst being safety conscious
  • Flexibility to work shifts


It goes without saying that you will be able to work unsupervised and take responsibility and great care for the tools provided.

The Central Interceptor is New Zealand's largest ever Wastewater Project consisting of close to 20km of tunnels, more than 17 shafts, a major pump station and substantial wastewater management and network infrastructure works. The project is located in Auckland with an approximate 6 year construction period.

If you are looking to make a positive impact, be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland and the community then we want to hear from you. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Central Interceptor

90 Prospect Terrace
1024 Auckland Directions +64 9 9535 640 View page

We are one family building a better future for Tāmaki Makaurau

If you are looking to make a positive impact and be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland then why not join our team!

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