Employment Opportunities

Engineering is a dynamic industry. No day is the same and every project provides a learning opportunity. Patton Engineering Ltd is an excellent employer providing steady work and career opportunities.

From time to time, we have exciting opportunities available for full or part time work. This site will be updated to include current positions available.

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Current Positions Available

Experienced Structural Steel Spray Painter

We are currently looking for an Experienced Structural Steel Spray Painter.

The successful applicant must have a high work ethic and equally high attention to detail. Preference will be given to a person who can hit the ground running however if the person has the right attitude then training can be provided. There is a requirement for overtime on a regular basis.

There will also be a requirement to undertake other duties within the Hawkes Bay Sandblasting operation, this could be Zinc Spraying or Abrasive Blasting!!

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Current Positions Available

Heavy Structural Fabricator

Ideally candidates would have either all or some of the following requirements:

  • Must hold or be able to pass GMAW 1G to 2980 as a minimum but 4G preferred

  • MMAW to 2980 will be an advantage

  • Must be physically fit and prepared to work overtime if required

  • Will be required to work on site if needed so MEWP, WAH and Confined Space tickets would be an advantage

  • Must be able to work to a high standard and read detailed shop drawing

  • Prepared to adhere to a strict health and safety policy

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test

  • Hold a full NZ drivers licence

Current Positions Available

Fitter / Welders

Patton Engineering, based in Hastings, Hawkes Bay is an innovative, growing and expanding company. As a result of our reputation and demand for repeat business we now seek the expertise of experienced Heavy Steel Fabricator / Welders.

You will need to have an eye for detail and be quality focused. The incumbents must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.

Ideally candidates would have either all or some of the following requirements:

  • Eye for detail and be quality focused

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Experienced or trade qualified with the appropriate welding certificates.

  • Experience in heavy structural disciplines and fabricating

  • Forklift Licence (preferred but not essential)

  • Rigging and or/ Steel erection experience (preferred but not essential)

  • In return the company offers an excellent rate of pay (including overtime rates) and other benefits.

Send us your CV

To register your interest in working for Patton Engineering Ltd, please send us your CV using the form below

Contact person: Dave Blakey,

Postal address. PO Box 2140, Stortford Lodge 4153, Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand