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WHAT MAKES A CALIBER ENGINEER?

You're only as a good as the people you employ.

As part of our recruitment process, applicants have to pass several tests.
There’s an interview, some technical tests, and there’s the “good bugger” test.

Our engineers have brilliant technical skills, practical skills, and “human” skills.
We share common values that underpin everything that we do.

Here’s a collection of interviews with our engineers. 
We think you’ll agree … they are a bunch of “good buggers”
with good values, who are passionate about what they do.

What Makes Michael a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Michael a Caliber Engineer?

In my later school years I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do after I left, so my Dad (a mechanical engineer) took me out to his work for a site visit. During the visit, my Dad had a meeting with a structural engineer to assess some damage to a warehouse and what particularly sparked my interest was...

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What Makes Colin a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Colin a Caliber Engineer?

Colin (right) pictured with his brother James after a rugby game for his team Ponsonby “Hustlers”, who went on to win the Auckland under 85kg rugby championship in 2019. I grew up on a farm in Ireland and, from when I was small, always enjoyed the operation, maintenance and repair of the farm...

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What Makes Paul a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Paul a Caliber Engineer?

I am a bit of a chip off the old block really. My Dad is also a mechanical engineer. This gave me a bit of exposure to the field in my formative years, getting to see the (awesome) machines he was working on from time to time. Coming out of High school I was pretty keen to tackle those kind of...

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What Makes Nathaniel a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Nathaniel a Caliber Engineer?

There wasn’t much in the way of career guidance when I was in school and, not knowing what was out there in the real world, I didn’t really apply much effort. After leaving school I ended up as a factory hand out on a fishing trawler. From there I moved into running a fish meal plant, which turns...

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What Makes Sanjeev a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Sanjeev a Caliber Engineer?

Engineering has been there right from childhood. I was curious and asked questions about how things worked … I liked fixing things (like lights and fans in the house!) My special interest in Geometry, Maths, and Science has further helped me excel in tough entrance exams for good engineering...

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What Makes Joe a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Joe a Caliber Engineer?

When I was younger I always enjoyed taking things apart to understand how they worked. As soon as I understood something, I got bored and moved onto the next thing, usually leaving things dismantled in a heap. I really enjoyed physics in school and the idea of designing new things really excited...

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What Makes Tim a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Tim a Caliber Engineer?

I didn’t actually decide that engineering would be a career option or something that I would want to do until about my final year of school when I had to decide what I was going to do at university. But I think from a young age I already had the foundations there. I’ve always liked to pull things...

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What Makes Euan a Caliber Engineer?

What Makes Euan a Caliber Engineer?

My dad is a mechanic so I grew up around motors, gearboxes, boats and pretty much everything in bits. I’ve always thought ‘what does that bit do, where does that bit go?' I also had access to heaps of tools so I always tried to fix things and just muck around. My dad was awesome, I don’t know how...

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* good bugger = a friend, a person who is a giver and not a taker. #kiwi #slang

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