How to Enter
To improve your chances of becoming a Service Technician in New Zealand, we recommend that you gain a trade qualification, such as a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical). Alternatively, you could also gain a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice which leads to certification as an Engineering Technician.
The typical job responsibilities of a Service Technician can include the following:
Servicing and upgrading machinery and equipment
Contacting supplies for machinery parts, equipment and tools
Monitoring equipment and machinery
Providing and training others to conduct routine maintenance
With experience, Service Technicians can often move into supervisory or management roles or specialist further in Engineering and Machinery.
Entry: 40K – 60K per annum (NZD)
Experienced: 60K – 80K per annum (NZD)