Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter by email or post to: Tania Maera (Production Facilitator) at email  (No applications by phone please)

Fairfax is seeking candidates to fill technician roles in our Assembly and Repairs Workshops.  In particular, we are seeking candidates who possess the following personal attributes:

  • Physically robust – able to operate effectively in a busy workshop environment
  • A strong work ethic with reliable attendance
  • A positive, approachable personality and the ability to stay focused and productive under pressure
  • A self-motivated individual who works well both in a team and autonomously and who takes pride in their workmanship/the finished product

Assembly Technicians / Repair Technicians


  • Assemble or fabricate components/parts/pieces to required specifications for all manufactured new build truck bodies and trailers, using a variety of tools and equipment
  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, repair worksheets and other written instructions or procedures to complete accurate assembly or repair of individual jobs in the workshop
  • Perform structural and cosmetic repairs on truck bodies and trailers to required specifications using a variety of tools and equipment
  • Work closely with the Assembly & Repairs Workshop Manager and the rest of the Assembly/Repairs team to ensure all work is delivered within scheduled deadlines
  • Perform quality checks on own completed work to ensure the product meets specified quality standards
  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area – work with Assembly Workshop Manager and company H&S representatives to ensure a safe working environment and maintain compliance with H&S legislation


  • Minimum 1-2 years’ practical experience gained in a mechanical assembly technician role in the heavy transport industry or a similar manufacturing/engineering environment, supported by strong technical knowledge and capabilities and full competence with a wide range of tools and equipment
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly with a high attention to detail
  • Some experience of working with fibreglass would be an advantage, but not essential