Job Description

Apprenticeship Details:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering - Agricultural Equipment (Level 3-4)

Who are we?

Drummond & Etheridge are a leading supplier of John Deere equipment throughout the South Island, with an extensive network of 9 branches from Nelson right down to Invercargill. Supplying a range of quality brands to the agricultural, golf, construction, and forestry industry. We are a company that is passionate about supporting our customers and the industry. We provide an environment that promotes personal and professional development, to ensure individuals have the skills and knowledge to be successful in their chosen career path.

About You:

You are enthusiastic, extremely well organized, known for your incredible communication skills and always on time! But you will also have a majority of the below, or a willingness to learn and grow. 

  • A keenness to follow the apprenticeship training program to gain a qualification.
  • An understanding of agricultural and some mechanical knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Always promote a high level of customer satisfaction and professionalism.
  • Good computer skills and literacy.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile when required to meet the demands of the role.
  • Able to perform as part of a wider team in a collaborative manner.
  • Can work independently and have great initiative when needed.
  • The ability to take direction from your manager and learn from your teammates.
  • Highly organized with the ability to plan and schedule work.
  • Positive attitude and driven to support customers.
  • Comfortable with the use of IT solutions in daily activity and diagnostic work.

What your daily routine will look like?

  • Complete repairs and or maintenance on all machinery in a timely and effective manner to a high quality.
  • Preparation of new machines, ready for delivery.
  • Complete and document paperwork requirements.
  • Complying with all health and safety requirements.
  • Maintaining and upskilling in your knowledge of new machinery, technical skills and servicing techniques.
  • Communication with customers.

What is in it for me?

  • A qualification upon passing your apprenticeship. 
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • An opportunity to grow your career across our business.

Sounds good, how do I apply?

Please send an up-to-date CV and Brief Cover Letter to our team today.


Drummond & Etheridge

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:





$20.00 - $25.00 per hour