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**Please be aware a scam is in current circulation involving fake job offers from Farra Engineering Ltd**

The communication has falsified signatures for Grant MacMillan and John Whitaker, referencing Alex Garside Law Firm for immigration services.
We stress Farra Engineering Ltd has no affiliation with the contacts provided in these fraudulent offers.

At Farra, while looking to the future we are always mindful of our 150 year heritage. We are proud of it and so are our people.

In order to deliver on our mission we need a balance of skills and a diverse culture. Our company embraces creative thinkers, skilled tradespeople, and motivated learners who want a meaningful career.

Innovation is at our core. Ask anyone that works here, they love what they do. The work is interesting and exciting with a variety of challenges and our colleagues are good mates. Our mission is to become the undisputed heavyweight of engineering. To achieve this we need the right team to make it happen and our people really matter.

Farra offer

  • Friendly and approachable people to work with with a fun and welcoming culture
  • An inventive and supportive team of 150+ problem solvers, working in a diverse and well-equipped environment
  • Supported learning opportunities (Apprenticeships/Training programs)
  • Flexibility around working hours and work/life balance
  • Travel opportunities (some current projects in Australia, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea)
  • Interesting and exciting work with a variety of challenges
  • Exposure to all sorts of work experiences and the opportunity to develop associated skillsets
  • Competitive salaries and wages
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee benefits and discounts
  • Banking support and insurance

What do Farra do?

We weren't kidding when we said exciting and varied. We have a wide range of exciting projects in the pipeline and we specialise in projects such as:

  • The design and engineering of safe access solutions to the toughest places - above and below ground including Dam Restorations and Pit Maintenance Units for smelters worldwide
  • Creating and revolutionising maintenance equipment for some of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers including a landmark green residential and retail precinct in Sydney, and for Barangaroo, the largest office buildings in Australia
  • Building storage tanks, stills and silos that hold many of New Zealand’s best-known dairy, wine and beer brands including Fonterra, Cardrona Distillery, Speights and Emersons.
  • Breathing new life into some of the biggest dams across Australasia through refurbishing, retrofitting and maintaining legacy componentry. 

WE SAY YES TO YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS

We are now a recognised, youth-friendly employer. Here at Farra, we have partnered with Youth Employment Success in a bid to lend a helping hand assisting local youth. As a creative engineering company, we believe we can offer youth awesome opportunities such as an apprenticeship, business walkthroughs, CV reviews, and more. To view the whole list you can visit the YES website.

Providing insight into our creative and exciting industry we are allowing youth to see what goes on behind closed doors. We want to showcase our breadth of experience and team spirit within our workplace. The staff at Farra strongly encourage local youth to connect with us, so we can share these opportunities with them.


"We are very focused on the culture within our team, and the younger workers have a lot to bring to the table regarding the technology, and the oldies bring their many years of experience and knowledge to help the youth… That's the thing; it’s important for us to create a culture where if you are the oldest or the youngest, you feel comfortable to speak up and contribute and be taken seriously when you do."

Gareth Evans, CEO

Who we hire

We are proud of our skilled team throughout our Dunedin and Christchurch branches. They are the lifeblood of our business. Within Farra, we host a wide range of occupations, these include, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Designers, Fabricators, Finance, Account and Project Managers, Tradespeople, Apprentices and Labourers working in Product Development, Mechanical, Lift, Access and Hoist, Stainless, Sheetmetal, Precision Engineering, Powder-coating and Finishing, Service and Maintenance. Serving the manufacturing, energy, mining, transportation and construction industries.

We value those with a diversity of experience, ability to problem solve on the fly and to put our customers first. Customers are our partners, not our paycheck. To be the perfect fit the right ‘can do’ attitude is essential. Skill level is negotiable. Have you got what it takes?

What’s on offer right now?

Positions are currently available for:

Don’t miss out on your chance to get your foot in the door?

Register now to know when the next opportunity knocks, simply drop us a line detailing your field of interest, qualifications. 

 

We say YES!


We have partnered with Youth Employment Success to lend a helping hand and support local youth interested in engineering career pathways. Check out the opportunities we are providing Dunedin Youth.

YouthEmployer.nz