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Plumbers: Earn NZ $2.9K PW (After Tax) Overseas

Job title: Plumbers: Earn NZ $2.9K PW (After Tax) Overseas
Contract type: Contract
Industry: Plumbing/Gasfitting
Salary: Earn NZ $ Overseas
Posted date: 2021/07/18
Job expiry: 2021-08-18
Reference: 250625
Contact name: Andree Jeffares
Contact email:

Job description

Seeking expressions of interest from qualified & experienced COMMERCIAL Plumbers for essential work on a remote project in the Pacific.
Great opportunity to gain overseas experience while being paid in NZ Dollars.  Now’s the time to apply if you’ve ever thought about doing Fly in Fly Out (FIFO) work.

The Role: Commercial Plumbing work which includes some new build and some maintenance work as well as a variety of other tasks.  Please include details about the type of work you’ve previously done in your CV.

It would be a distinct advantage if you also have experience of the following, please highlight this clearly in your CV.

- Drain laying & underground services
- Wastewater Treatment
- Reverse Osmosis Plant

You’ll Need:
- At least 3 years proven experience after gaining your trade qualification.
- Commercial experience
- A current NZ Certifying or Tradesman Plumber practicing licence (those with a Certifying licence will be prioritised).

Got the skills?  Don’t delay, APPLY NOW!!!

Earn $2.9k per week after taxes - Contractor basis, paid fortnightly in NZ$
 Food & Accommodation provided. Save $ while on site, you’ll have minimum expenses while working.
* Travel Insurance / Visa’s / Flights (from AKL, WLG or CHC) provided.

Gain overseas experience, take your career to the next level with FIFO work.


- 8 weeks away, 4 weeks at home in NZ. 
- This is a loose roster & is subject to change due to the nature of work.
- The weeks away includes time spent in quarantine (you’ll be paid for being in quarantine).
- Hours of work: 6 x 12 hour days per week.

What We’re Looking For:

  • A great work ethic, flexible approach, awesome attitude & good common sense.
  • Exceptional fitness due to long hours & extreme conditions.  Temperatures regularly reach 40 degrees with 85% humidity.
  • Happy to help where needed, it’s a team effort on site.  Work is fast paced & everyone’s expected to pitch in & help other trades (including labouring work).
  • You'll need to be happy roughing it & sharing accommodation at times. You’ll be working with a great bunch of people which will make time fly by, earn great money & get the experience of a lifetime.
You’ll need to meet the criteria below:
  • 1st interview can be via Video depending on your location.  You’ll need to travel to Tauranga at least once for medicals/induction at your own expense (med testing costs covered by us).  Social distancing rules may apply.
  • Due to travel restrictions at present, we cannot use anyone who is not an NZ/AU CITIZEN.
  • Currently permanently based in NZ due to compliance/insurance purposes & logistics involved with medicals/drug testing etc.
  • Clean criminal record (Police checks will be completed at interview).
  • Can pass drug/alcohol & medical testing as well as random testing on site.
  • Able to follow instructions & have good attention to detail.
  • Client confidentiality agreements restrict the ability to give out further info about the role (e.g. location) apart from what’s noted above.  More info would be discussed at interview.
  • Due to the high volume of applications, we only accept applications via our online system.  Please don’t call/email to apply for the job.
  • A current up to date CV must be supplied, failure to do this will result in your application being rejected.
  • There’s a lot of interest in these overseas roles, it may take a while to respond to applications.  Please be patient you will get an answer from us either via phone or email (check your SPAM folder).
  • An automatic email will be immediately sent to you if your application was submitted successfully. If you don’t receive this email (check your JUNK folder) we didn’t receive your application.
Who Are We? Tradestaff Global is part of the Tradestaff group, one of New Zealand's largest & most trusted recruitment companies. We specialise in the supply of expat labour to international projects. We supply FIFO staff into a variety of positions. In construction we regularly recruit for staff such as Builders, Carpenters, Electricians, Plumbers, Concreters & Plant Operators. We also deal with technical roles such as Engineers & Management positions on a regular basis. All current vacancies can be found on our website. Apply for this job

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