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It’s never been a better time to be in the metals industry.

We have a huge amount of forward work to meet population growth demands on property and transport infrastructure across New Zealand.  Which is coupled with extensive commitments to futureproof our communities against seismic events.  Together this signal strong job security and opportunity for those in the heavy engineering sector in the future.

Whether you see yourself as a consultant in mechanical, structural or civil engineering or as a fabricator or supplier – your expertise could be just what is needed.

Help our industry tackle client challenges, drive innovation and deliver smarter solutions – all while developing your career along the way!

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Start your career in the metals industry

Contact your local polytechnics, universities or the New Zealand Welding School and get started on your career path today.  Your future relies on it!

And if you’ve already started your studies – we may have internships and scholarship opportunities perfect to compliment them.

Student internships

Post-graduate scholarships

In the metal industry workforce? Progress your career today

We offer a number of courses all designed to take your skills to the next level. From welding inspection and supervisor qualifications through to non-destructive testing and pressure equipment workshops – we have something for you.

For a brighter future – it’s time to invest in yourself.

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Support educational opportunities for our industry and its youth

Make a small donation to our charitable trust HERA Foundation now – and see for yourself the positive difference your contribution can make.

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Noel Davies

HERA Foundation Chairman | Joint Managing Director, Hydraulink Fluid Connectors

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Michail Karpenko

General Manager Welding Centre

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Stephen Hicks

General Manager Structural Systems

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Alan McClintock

Senior Welding Engineer

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Wolfgang Scholz

Director Emeritus | HERA Foundation Secretary