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Manufacturing and Technology
A Career in Automotive Heavy Engineering - Agricultural Equipment (JTJS42009)
Logan has grown up on a farm so knows and enjoys the machinery that is part of the rural life. So he's excited by the chance to take a look at some extra large agricultural machinery. And things don't come much bigger than a combine harvester, which has come in for servicing at the Claas Harvest Centre in Ashburton. The harvester needs a thorough once over to make sure everything is operating correctly and to check if any adjustments are needed to ensure even bales. While the machinery might be supersize, working on it doesn't always call for strength -- there's plenty of delicate work to be done too. However, Logan's chance to change a very large wheel isn't one of those delicate times! With state-of-the-art technology incorporated into the latest agricultural equipment, computer skills are an advantage in this career, as is being practical and logical. With plenty of training opportunities available in New Zealand and overseas, automotive heavy engineering is a great career choice. Find out more about this, and a huge variety of other careers, at http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
Automotive Heavy Engineering Careers
Dylan is keen on a career as an automotive engineer so City Care's Plant Manager for National Construction, Mark Forde, introduces him to the range of opportunities the company provides. City Care employs more than 1300 staff involved in the likes of managing and maintaining parks, sportsfields and cemeteries, waterways and coastal areas, roads, buildings, water and waste water networks. It has operational bases in different areas of the country. Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
A Career in Aeronautical Engineering (JTJS12007)
Dominic Gundry, 16, really wants to find a career involving aeroplanes so we take him along to Airworks, an aviation company with an aircraft maintenance and service division to see what it's all about. He discovers this is not an occupation for the faint-hearted as there are huge responsibilities to ensure every aircraft worked on is safe to fly. Dominic sees there is more to aero engineering than engine work and the variety of the job is certainly wider than he ever thought. See how he gets on when mentor Brian Porter shows him the range of opportunities in this challenging career. Find our more about a career in aero engineering go to http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
A Career as a Brewer (JTJS52010)
Harrison Edwards from Manurewa High School is pretty excited to get an opportunity to go behind the scenes of one of New Zealand's most iconic breweries, DB Breweries to find out what's involved in a career as a brewer. Under the guidance of senior project brewer Natasha O'Brien, Harrison is first given a lesson on the different malts that are processed to produce different styles of beer. Natasha explains that the starch from the malt is converted into sugar and shows Harrison the test used to establish if the conversion is complete. It's just one of the scientific processes used during the creation of beer. Harrison experiences further aspects of the brewing process and discovers Natasha has found her way into the industry via an engineering background. Sciences and engineering are useful subjects and for Natasha, after completing her degree, she took on a brewing cadetship with DB Breweries. Having found out about the process of making beer, Harrison then heads to the packaging area where staff development co-ordinator, Chris Heketoa, explains the four production lines used at DB. The packaging process involves bottles, cans and kegs and an incredible 23,000 bottles of beer per hour are produced on the bottling line. With plenty to think about, Harrison may just have found just the job for him. Find out more about this, and a huge variety of other careers, at http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
A Career as a Canvas Fabrication Technician (JTJS52010)
Jessica Coogan-Reeves is off to Canvasland in Levin where everything from trampolines, awnings and boat pontoons to children's bouncy castles, goal post protectors and even huge inflatable dogs are designed and manufactured. It's an industry where whatever the client wants can pretty much be done. So the company has created some spectacular one-off products and is proudly a 'can do' innovative business. Jessica gets a first-hand look at the process involved from taking the client brief to the end product. She joins canvas fabrication technician Michael Atwood as they head off to meet a client who requires a new set of goal post protectors. It's a crucial first step in the process of creating exactly what the client needs so communication and attention to detail right from the first meeting are vital. With the brief and dimensions in hand, Jessica's back to Canvasland to meet with the product designer who will used a computer assisted design programme to draw up what's required. From that programme, a computer controls the cutting machine to create the pattern for the protectors. Jessica then takes on the challenge of sewing up the design to make the end product. A great job for those with initiative and who are good at problem solving and have an interest in design, the Motor Industry Training Organisation (MITO) offers apprenticeships to study towards a National Certificate in Motor Industry Industrial Textile Fabrication with a strand in Canvas Fabrication. Find out more about this, and a huge variety of other careers, at http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
A Career in the Textile Fabrication Industry (JTJS22008)
Lots of people dream of running away to Cirque de Soleil but without the specialist services of a canvas fabrication company, those incredible marquees and circus tents everyone flocks to wouldn't exist. Chris Peck goes along to New Zealand's largest canvas fabrication company, Baytex, based in Mt Maunganui. The company has been involved in an array of fascinating projects locally and internationally from creating special tents for film sets to circus big tops and architectural canopies amongst the more regular products it produces. For Chris with his interest in technology, realising the steps involved in canvas fabrication is a real eye opener. While he might not have the sewing skills needed just yet, there's a good chance in the future he could be part of the team operating the high frequency welder. Find out more about a career in canvas fabrication at http://www.justthejob.co.nz Click the subscribe button to be notified when we have new videos on line. Good Job Hunting!
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