Careers

Trinder Culture

As one of the larger engineering companies in the stunningly beautiful “lifestyle” region of Nelson Tasman, we take pride in our engineering excellence and innovation, and attracting and working with the best people our industry has to offer.

We offer opportunities to design, manufacture, install and repair a wide range of engineering solutions and products. With a strong focus on helping our clients to increase productivity, we have been developing new machinery for forestry, farming, viticulture, horticulture and other primary industries and heavy transport organisations for many years.

Employment and Training

The Trinder Group is built on the foundations of strong family values. We invest in our people to inspire and equip them with skills to be the best they can be in their chosen field. Safe working and well-being are always a top priority for us.

All Trinder staff are encouraged to continue training and upskilling throughout their career with us. We currently support over 20 apprentices and others who are working through engineering degrees and as emerging professionals.

Current Vacancies

We are a dynamic company that invests in it people and always on the lookout for experienced and passionate trade staff who take great pride in their workmanship. Where would you like to work?

Fabricator Welders

Due to the growing workload across all of our departments, we have vacancies for Fabricator Welders and we are keen to attract YOUR engineering skills to our busy company.

Our Company:
The Trinder Group deliver innovation, quality and compliance to the primary, transport and construction sectors. Embracing change, having an open mind and being accountable are the drivers behind the enduring relationships we have developed with customers, colleagues and our supply chain.

The Position:
The role is predominantly workshop based. It is full time, Monday to Friday, (40hrs/week) with regular overtime available. We are looking for a highly motivated person that has good attention to detail and quality of finish.

We are looking for:
* Personal integrity and a Duty of Care in Health and Safety
* Trade Qualification preferred but not essential
* Commitment to getting the job done to a high standard

We can offer:
* Job security
* Health Insurance package (After 12 months service)
* Competitive pay rate
* Working for a dynamic company that invest in our people
* Overtime after 40 hours
* Performance based support and direction

To apply for this position, you will need to provide evidence that you have NZ residency or a valid work visa. A full driver’s licence is preferred but not essential. A formal offer of employment is subject to our standard pre-employment checks including health, medial and other background checks.
For more information regarding this role and a copy of the position description, please email : Kerry@trinder.co.nz

Engineering Student Intern Opportunities

Undergraduate Internship (Mechanical/Mechatronic) – Professional Experience

Are you a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering student who has completed their third year of studies or a final year student, needing additional Professional work experience to graduate? If so, we could have the opportunity you’re looking for.

We need an enthusiastic intern(s) with proven academic abilities, strong practical experience, an inquiring mind and broad interests.

The successful candidate will primarily be based with the R&D team where they will work on joint and individual tasks, ranging from machine design and analysis, to drawing production and project management. The paid position is essentially for 10 weeks – temporary and full-time.

Benefits

The ideal student will benefit from the following:

  • Design office work experience
  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic, culturally diverse and busy design team
  • Establishment and/or development of a professional career profile
  • Possibility of practical site work – as deemed necessary by the office manager and duties

The cumulative experience and professional standing of the design team provides a great environment for an emerging R&D/design engineer to grow and evolve.

In addition, the Nelson/Tasman region is within easy reach of three outstanding national parks which can support an adventurous lifestyle. Nelson and Richmond host a vibrant and progressive community. If you can offer commitment, a real passion for engineering and life and a good academic record, contact Trinder today.

Contact

If you are interested in joining our Engineering/R&D team as an intern, please contact David Aitchison, Research & Innovation Office Manager via Emily@trinder.co.nz

Engineering Student Postgraduate Opportunities

Postgraduate degrees – Master of Engineering (ME) & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Are you keen to get real-world, immersive, and hands-on engineering experience whilst completing a postgraduate degree? And does the notion of collaborating day-to-day with a team of highly experienced, industry-based engineers and world-class scientists and researchers excite you? If so, a postgraduate project, scholarship funding, academic fees and a stipend could be waiting for you.

We currently have several exciting postgraduate positions available, in Open Ocean Aquaculture – Infrastructure development/deployment:

Be a part of New Zealand’s aquaculture future and join us on a nationally strategic journey of discovery and environmentally conscious engineering work – Aquaculture 2030. We are passionately engaged in developing large structures, engineering systems and products to meet projected needs and more.

You will need to be highly motivated, ‘practical’, a good communicator, a NZ resident and passionate about engineering.

Benefits

The ideal student will benefit from the following:

The cumulative experience and professional standing of the design team provides a great environment for an emerging R&D/design engineer to grow and evolve.

In addition, the Nelson/Tasman region is within easy reach of three outstanding national parks which can support an adventurous lifestyle. Nelson and Richmond host a vibrant and progressive community. If you can offer commitment, a real passion for engineering and life, and possess (or are projected to gain) a good 2:1 BE or better contact Trinder today.

Contact

If you are interested in joining our Engineering/R&D team whilst studying for a ME/PhD, please contact David Aitchison, Research & Innovation Office Manager via Emily@trinder.co.nz

Engineering Student Career Opportunities

Graduate Design/Projects Engineer – Mechanical

We regularly have opportunities available for highly capable and enthusiastic Graduate Design Engineers and/or Graduate Project Engineers within our Design/ Research & Innovations teams. If you are ready to take the next step in your engineering career and want to be part of a progressive world-class organisation, get in touch.

Benefits

The ideal graduate student will benefit from the following:

  • Design/R&D office work experience
  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic, culturally diverse and busy design team
  • Establishment and/or development of a professional career profile
  • Exposure to a broad range of engineering projects and professional experiences

The cumulative experience and professional standing of the design team provides a great environment for an emerging design/projects/R&D engineer to grow and evolve.

In addition, the Nelson/Tasman region is within easy reach of three outstanding national parks which can support an adventurous lifestyle. Nelson and Richmond host a vibrant and progressive community. If you can offer commitment, a real passion for engineering and life, and hold or are expecting a good 2.1 BE or better, contact Trinder today.

Contact

If you are interested in joining our Engineering/R&D team, please send a CV, with cover letter, and academic transcript to David Aitchison, Research & Innovation Office Manager via Emily@trinder.co.nz

Engineering Post-Doctoral Opportunity

Opportunity

Are you keen to get real-world, immersive, and hands-on engineering experience whilst completing a postgraduate degree? And does the notion of collaborating day-to-day with a team of highly experienced, industry-based engineers and world-class scientists and researchers excite you? If so, a postgraduate project, scholarship funding, academic fees and a stipend could be waiting for you.

We currently have several exciting postgraduate positions available, in Open Ocean Aquaculture – Infrastructure development/deployment:

  • Fin-fish farming structures (ME – good 2:1 BE Mech required)
  • Oyster farming structures (ME – good 2:1 BE Mech required)
  • Structures deployment & positioning (PhD/ME – good 2:1 BE Mech/BE Mechatronics required)

Be a part of New Zealand’s aquaculture future and join us on a nationally strategic journey of discovery and environmentally conscious engineering work – Aquaculture 2030. We are passionately engaged in developing large structures, engineering systems and products to meet projected needs and more.

You will need to be highly motivated, ‘practical’, a good communicator, a NZ resident and passionate about engineering.

Benefits

The ideal student will benefit from the following:

  • Design/R&D office work experience
  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic, culturally diverse and busy R&D team
  • Establishment and/or development of a professional career profile
  • Within a framework of formalised design – Design, build and test is part of our research culture

The cumulative experience and professional standing of the design team provides a great environment for an emerging R&D/design engineer to grow and evolve.

In addition, the Nelson/Tasman region is within easy reach of three outstanding national parks which can support an adventurous lifestyle. Nelson and Richmond host a vibrant and progressive community. If you can offer commitment, a real passion for engineering and life, and possess (or are projected to gain) a good 2:1 BE or better contact Trinder today.

Contact

If you are interested in joining our Engineering/R&D team whilst studying for a ME/PhD, please contact David Aitchison, Research & Innovation Office Manager via Emily@trinder.co.nz

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