Mechanical Draughtsperson

Job Description

Global Bus Ventures NZ Limited is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to fill the position of Mechanical Draughtsperson. You would be working in a modern purpose built bus manufacturing plant based in Rolleston with the rest of our team to produce high quality, world class buses and coaches.

Main Objective: To produce plans and blueprints designed to assist in the manufacture and assembly of Coaches and Special Vehicles

Reports to: Production Analyst

You will be required to:

*Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for bus builds and modifications

*Review and analyse specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed

*Co-ordinate with other workers to design, lay out, or detail components and systems and to resolve design or other problems *Collect and analyse data, apply and compute mathematical formulae to develop and design detailed specifications for components or machinery, using computer assisted equipment

*Position instructions and comments onto drawings

*Modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems

*Design scale or full-size blueprints of specialty items, such as automobile body or chassis components

*Ensure that designs and finished work are within specifications, regulations and contract provisions

*Assistance with other projects as advised by the Production Analyst and other senior management

*Carry out other duties as directed

What we are looking for:

*Must be proficient in SolidWorks CAD software 

*At least 2-3 years workplace experience in a similar role

*Possess an eye for detail

*Be able to use your initiative and be proactive in the workplace

*Be methodical and practical in your approach to work

*Have the ability to take direction and pick up new task concepts

*Be highly motivated, results oriented and a self-starter

*Be able to work unsupervised to exact and high standards

*Possess excellent communication skills


*To maintain a high level of accuracy and complete tasks within the given timeframe

*To maintain a healthy and safe working environment with a high level of housekeeping to ensure the drawing department is safe, clean and tidy at all times.

We are a dynamic and growing company and for the right candidate we offer on-going training, a clean and tidy workshop, friendly work environment and a great team of skilled, experienced and like-minded people to work with.

Due to current border restrictions, to apply for this vacancy you MUST either currently reside in New Zealand, or if based off-shore, be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or resident with valid travel conditions.

Mechanical Draughtsperson

Global Bus Ventures

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:



Christchurch City, Selwyn


$20.00 - $25.00 per hour