Trainee Petroleum Installer – Wellington

  • Full time, permanent position
  • Minimum of $27 per hour starting wage, plus regular overtime
  • Training and progression opportunities

About us

 Petroleum Solutions is one of the top construction companies in the petroleum industry in New Zealand. We work on projects all around the country and no two days are the same. We train our people with skills that set them up for life and there are opportunities to progress into senior positions. We’re happy to invest in training for team members who want to get ahead. Find out more about Petroleum Solutions on our website:

The role

 As a trainee petroleum installer, you would work on a range of projects in small teams with experienced people. It takes about 3 years to learn this trade, with a mixture of on-the-job training and courses. The role includes:

  • Construction of new petroleum sites
  • Installation and removal of fuel systems
  • Site works

What we’re looking for

 The skills, experience, and other requirements that we need for this role are:

  • At least 2 years relevant experience (including mechanical engineering/fitter, civil construction, pipework).
  • Strong understanding of HSE and committed to following best
  • Capable problem-solver, with good mechanical skills and a “can do” attitude.
  • Works well in a team – gets on with others, good communicator and motivated to do a quality job.
  • Enjoys being outdoors on the
  • Available to work away from home on some projects.


What we offer

 We offer a long-term career opportunity with very good rewards. In addition to wages and overtime, you would get a company vehicle, allowances for working out of town and a cell phone. We work on a huge variety of projects with something new to learn on every job. You would be learning from some of the best in the industry. If you have leadership potential, there are opportunities to progress.

Please apply below or phone Carole Bates on 021 408 419 for more information.

If you’re an experienced installer with at least 2 years’ experience, you’ll be well rewarded and there will be great opportunities to take on more responsibility and progress in the company.

If you have a relevant trade or construction background, we can train you as an installer and offer you an exciting new career path, with good long-term prospects. If you have good technical skills, enjoy working on the tools and are keen to learn something new, this could be a great opportunity for you. Skills in the following areas would be a great foundation for the job: welding, plumbing, mechanical, pipe fitting or form work.

Petroleum Solutions is a company that looks after its people, promotes best practice and is committed to delivering a great job. The installer role offers an attractive remuneration package including overtime, out of town allowances, a company vehicle and cell phone. The job is challenging, with lots of variety and something new to learn on every project. You would be working with a great team who have extensive industry experience and learning from the best. If you have leadership potential, there are opportunities to progress in the company.

To apply please send your CV to: or phone Carole Bates on 021 408 419 for more information.

Petroluem Solutions New Zealand