0800 468 739

service@housewash.co.nz

Power Wash Trainee/Apprentice Technician

WE ARE OFFERING AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE FULL TRAINING TO BECOME a FULL-TIME POWERWASH TECHNICIAN WITH one of New Zealand's LEADING EXTERIOR PROPERTY WASH COMPANies

We have experienced huge growth in recent years and need more Technicians to help us. 

If you show the right attitude/work ethic you can move up the pay scale to become a senior/qualified PowerWash Technician within 18 months, earning $70,000 plus per year.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only apply for this role if you have a stable job history, are prepared to take regular drug/alcohol tests (we promise we will test you), and able to pass a police background check. 

Who Are We?
We are a medium-sized, well-respected, family-run, financially sound exterior house and building wash company. We have been operating for 25 years and have cleaned more than 75,000 homes and buildings to date with 14 busy cleaning rigs. 78% of our work is either repeat or referral. 

On saying that we are a medium sized family company, we are, however, the largest specialist House & Building Wash business in Auckland and are experiencing ongoing growth. We own our own engineering factory and offices where we service our own vehicles and build/service our own powerwash equipment. 

 

What Are We Looking For?

The following list is long but accurate. You must:

  • Have a positive, "can do" attitude.
  • Be someone who enjoys physical, outdoor work (in all weather).
  • We would prefer you live in/around the suburb of Mt Wellington or Te Atatu, although other Auckland suburbs will be considered.
  • Be physically fit and agile (under 90kg preferred to walk on roofs without damaging them).
  • Be self-disciplined.
  • Be articulate in English.
  • Be comfortable working at height and on roofs. We will train and certify you  to use a safety harness.
  • Be prepared to take care of and responsibility for both our jobs and our equipment.
  • Have some mechanical sense.
  • Be neat and tidy by habit and in appearance while still being able to dig deep and get the job done.
  • Have a current full manual driver's licence.
  • Be able to pass a police background check along with regular ongoing random drug and alcohol tests.
  • Be able to handle being paid according to your performance.
  • Be prepared to work every second Saturday in the spring.
  • Be able to handle being paid twice monthly.
  • You will slot straight in if you have played a physical team sport in the past.
  • Have off-street parking at your home for a company vehicle (must be parked off the road).
Most important of all:
  • You must be trustworthy


The Pay & Benefits:
Trainees start at $50,000 per year incl. bonuses; Senior/Qualified Technicians earn up to $70,000 per year.  Higher overtime rates are paid, 4 weeks a year holiday pay, sick pay, statuary holiday pay etc, uniform, wet weather gear, smartphone, company vehicle and fuel card along with an active social club. 

The Training:
Expect the following training:
1) Initial basic training/induction for the first period,
Then specialist training with: 
2) Elevated Work Platform (Height Access Machinery) Certification.
3) Safety Harness Use Training and Certification .
4) First Aid and Urban Pest Control Qualifications/Certification.

The Fun Stuff:
We work hard and have an active social club! So far, the team has enjoyed:
1) Dinners and movies
2) Ten-pin bowling
3) Sharing a few cold ones over a pool table
4) Archery
5) Go-carting
6) Cheering on the All Blacks on at Eden Park
7) Laughing out loud at comedy shows
8) Shooting each other with paint balls
9) Fishing in Auckland harbour
10) Singing karaoke very badly
11) Winning then losing piles of gold coins while playing Texas Hold Em Poker
12) Bungee Jumping off the Harbour Bridge
13) Zip-lining on Waiheke Island
14) Journeying up the Auckland harbour to The Riverhead Tavern for dinner & drinks
15) Jumping out of a plane at 16,500 feet
16) Progressive dinner via a fancy bus

To name just a few of our adventures.... 

Check us out further on Facebook.

Or, see what our clients say about us on Google Reviews and NoCowboys.

PLEASE READ THIS before you send us your CV:

Do NOT apply for this role if you don't have a stable work history (i.e., change jobs yearly); are likely to fail regular, random, drug and alcohol tests (we promise we will test you) or a police background check; are frightened of hard, physical, outdoor work; ring in sick on Fridays & Mondays; or have misplaced your sense of humour.

IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU, WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU

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

Send your CV to service@housewash.co.nz or call us on 0800 468 739