CAREERS

Supercharge your career by joining a company that works across all industries and all aspects of mechanical engineering.

Current Vacancies

available throughout New Zealand

Keep in Touch

about future opportunities

Why Work at Caliber?

  • EXPERIENCE & VARIETY – different projects, teams, companies, industries, design and project engineering opportunities
  • FLEXIBILITY – hours, hybrid working, contract type, work:life balance
  • CULTURE – good people, authentic values, team events, management who care
  • TEAM – clever engineers, culture of sharing, collaboration and fun
  • LEARNING – comprehensive Learning & Development program
  • RIGOR – solid systems and processes, reputation of excellence
  • PAY – rates, voluntary overtime paid at 1.5 hourly rate, travel allowance
  • SECURITY – we’ve been growing consistently since we formed in 2015
  • BENEFITS  –  medical, life, and total and permanent disability insurance after 6 months employment

What Does It Take to Be a Caliber Engineer?

ATTRIBUTES

  • Growth mindset
  • Effective communication skills
  • Adaptability
  • Sense of humour

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of an honors degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • An excellent grasp of the fundamentals of mechanical engineering, including practical experience across a range of products and industries
  • A minimum of two years design experience in the mechanical engineering field, with significant industry experience in CAD packages; particularly SOLIDWORKS and Inventor as well as FEA and calculations
  • Project engineering experience isn’t essential, but it’s a real bonus

What Do Our Engineers Say?

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KNOW WHAT IS EXPECTED OF THEM IN THEIR ROLE

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HAVE MANAGEABLE STRESS LEVELS AT WORK

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ARE SATISFIED WITH WORKPLACE CULTURE

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FEEL THAT CALIBER'S CULTURE SUPPORTS WELLBEING

What Does Learning & Development Look Like at Caliber?

We are a company of learners. Our Learning & Development program is at the heart of our mission to elevate New Zealand engineering, providing a comprehensive pathway for engineers to evolve from great engineers into world-class engineers.

Established to fulfill our company’s purpose—to enable New Zealand engineering to deliver world-class solutions and provide engineers with unparalleled experiences—our program is meticulously designed to meet the dynamic needs of the industry and our team members.

Through a blend of on-the-job experience, formal training, mentoring, and peer reviews, we fund 50 hours of learning and development for each engineer per year. Our program emphasises continuous growth, encouraging engineers to embrace learning as a core value and take charge of their professional development. By investing in our engineers, we’re not just preparing them for the challenges of today but equipping them with the skills and knowledge to lead and innovate for the future.

Caliber Career Development Stories

TIM PHILLIPS, Tech Lead

Tim has been with Caliber for nearly six years. During this time, Tim’s partner was seconded to work in Scotland for a year, so Tim continued to work for Caliber remotely. Tim is the model Caliber engineer. We wish we could clone him! Super smart, high EQ, growth mindset … he’s a great guy.

SIMON HALL, Mechanical Engineer & IT Manager

Simon has been with Caliber for over 6 years. In that time, he’s worked with over 14 different clients around the country, on projects ranging from an orangutan habitat to an automated bag drop for an airport, to a machine for sorting aggregate at a mine.

AARON GHATTAS, Tech Lead

Aaron arrived in NZ from Australia with an Aerospace Degree from RMIT, a few exceptional work opportunities and three years as a Technical Support Engineer for a number of airlines under his belt. In NZ, he worked in aerospace design, airworthiness, and aircraft maintenance at Air New Zealand for seven years, before joining us at Caliber.

RIKI SHEARER, Engineering Manager

Since starting at Caliber in 2022, Riki has progressed from a mechanical engineering contractor to Engineering Manager, leveraging his vast experience to contribute to projects like hydrogen liquefaction and fostering growth within the company, aligning with opportunities to work on dream projects.

JONATHAN BOUSFIELD, Tech Lead

Jonathan has been with Caliber for over 6 years, based in our Auckland office. JB is a highly talented engineer with more than fifteen years experience, gained by working across multiple industries on a multitude of projects.

How Does the Recruitment Process Work?

  1. We encourage applications at any time.
  2. Shortlisted applicants are contacted for a casual 30-minute chat over Teams.
  3. If your skills and experience tick the right boxes, you’ll be emailed Caliber’s technical assessment.
  4. If the result of the assessment is pleasing, you will be invited to a face-to-face interview with one of our Regional Managers.
  5. References are checked.
  6. Employment options (contract or employee) are discussed.
  7. Offer made.
  8. Prior to starting you will be asked to complete a bio about your work experience (for the website).
  9. We have a 30, 60, 90 Induction journey mapped out for you. Day 1 is always in the office, where you will receive your Caliber clothing, hardware, software and all the information you need to equip you for your first project!

Current Vacancies

available throughout New Zealand

Keep in Touch

about future opportunities

Contact Us


Auckland
  |  +64 9 379 7357
Christchurch  |  +64 21 582 199
Waikato  |  +64 7 949 8899

info@caliberdesign.co.nz

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