industry sectors

You will find all the sectors we cater for listed below. Our consultants are on hand now, to discuss your requirements.

Construction ~ Engineering ~ Civil Construction ~ Trade ~ Industrial ~ Construction Office Support

Construction Department

Canstaff specialise in providing construction jobs for permanent and contract positions. Our dedicated team continues to successfully supply contract and permanent building services personnel to contractors and consultancies throughout the South Island. We deal with an array of clients from small family-run businesses to large blue-chip companies and, with a strong reputation in a competitive market, for:
>Project Managers
>Quantity Surveyors
>Planning Engineers
>Site Engineers
>Site Managers
>Construction Site Agents
>Safety Officers

Engineering Department

Our engineering recruitment specialists source fully trained and experienced personnel from around the world for all sizes of projects on both a permanent and contract basis.

Canstaff have developed extensive links with major blue chip organisations, existing as a preferred personnel supplier to many companies in this sector. The consultants have a wealth of experience covering a variety of industries – including: oil & gas, food, and manufacturing – amongst others. From technicians, CAD operators and designers to project managers and commissioning engineers – Canstaff is skilled and experienced at recruiting these personnel and finding the right fit to accurately suit their specific requirements.

>Automation Engineers
>CNC Operators
>Consulting Engineers
>Control Systems Engineers
>Cost Engineers
>Design Engineers
>Electrical Engineers
>Electronic Engineers
>Maintenance Technicians
>Manufacturing Engineers
>Mechanical Engineers
>Plant Engineers
>Process Engineers
>Process Technicians
>Project Engineers
>Project Managers

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Civil Construction Department

The Civil Construction department of Canstaff recruits contract and permanent personnel for structural and civil engineering positions across New Zealand and the world on behalf of a variety of clients
- including major blue chip companies, specialist consultancies, local authorities and niche operators
- across the built environment as well as onshore and offshore petrochemical / oil & gas industries.

Our civil engineering recruitment division has experience advising clients on market conditions, personnel availability, and salaries & rates - which all helps to support the flexible service on offer and ensure that we are consistently capable of providing comprehensive, rapid responses to requirements.

>Building Services Engineers
>Civil/Structural CAD Technicians
>Civil Designers
>Civil Engineers
>Geotechnical Engineers
>Highway Engineers
>Machine Operators
>Structural Designers
>Structural Engineers
>Traffic Engineers
>Road Gangs

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Trade Department

As one of Canterbury’s leading recruitment consultancy firms, the trades sector is a major part to the company and has a dedicated focus recruiting both nationally and internationally.

This places us in a unique position - to be able to source ideal candidates for employment, and satisfy the demand for skilled trades people who are actually eager to work. We understand current employment issues and workplace trends, which enables us to secure qualified and reliable personnel to help grow your business.

>Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
>Automotive Service Technicians
>Cabinet Makers
>Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operators
>Floor Covering Installers
>Fitter Turners
>Fitter Welders
>Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanics
>Mechanics and Diesel Mechanics
>Motor Vehicle Body Repairers
>Painters and Decorators
>Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics
>Sheet Metal Workers
>Sprinkler Systems Installers

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Industrial Department

The industrial department of Canstaff specialise in providing jobs to professionals throughout Canterbury including manufacturing, warehousing and logistics professionals.

Canstaff understand that every industrial and warehousing client's requirements are individual and specific to the products and services that they offer. We can supply drivers to small operations through to a fleet Class 5 drivers for large distribution/logistics organisations.

We can provide candidates for the following industrial jobs:

Industrial & Warehouse
>Pickers & Packers
>Shift Workers
>Production Line Personnel
>Assembly Personnel
>Food Personnel
>Maintenance Personnel
>Dispatch Assistants

Management & Supervisory
>Warehouse Managers
>Warehouse Supervisors
>Supply Chain Planners<
>Logistics Management

Logistics & Driving
>Forklift Operators (Counterbalance)
>Forklift Operators (Reach)
>Class 1-5 Operators

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Construction Office Support

Our Construction Office Support Department works closely with construction companies to meet the need for highly professional office/site support staff. During times of rapid growth it is essential that back-end support systems are in place.

We provide staff that are skilled, professional and add value to the client's work environment.

We provide:
>Site Secretaries
>Site Administrators
>Document Controllers
>Executive Assistants
>Office Administrators
>Office Juniors
>Customer Service
>HR and Training
>Accountancy and Finance
>IT and Facilities