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Company Orion NZ Ltd
Location Christchurch City, Canterbury
Pay & Benefits Community focused, secure organisation.
Listed Mon 5 Mar, 1:52 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference CCAR82083
About the role

We’re looking for a registered electrician to join our team as a Network Operator. The Network Operators are a specialist team within Orion who are the first responders to faults and responsible for making sites safe for maintenance and other work on our electrical network across Canterbury.

This role is varied and much of the time you will be out working on the network in both urban and rural areas as far afield as Banks Peninsula. Your day could include anything from carrying out electrical network switching procedures on LV and HV equipment to attending faults at customer premises. Our network operators are our eyes and ears on the network and are in continuous contact with the network control centre undertaking fault finding and providing updates regarding broken power lines, damaged cables and other situations in the field.

Learn what a day in the life of an Orion Network Operator looks like by watching our video below.

About you

Always open, honest and professional, you are a resilient, results driven, team player, who operates with integrity and a strong focus on safety and customers at all times. You will naturally identify with Orion’s values and your excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to work safely under pressure will see you thrive in this role.

In addition you will have:
  • electrical registration and a current New Zealand practicing certificate
  • a class 1 and 2 driver’s licence
  • experience in network operating would be an advantage.

About Orion

Orion plays a vital role in supplying electricity to our communities in Canterbury. At Orion we value diversity and have an inclusive organisational culture that is built on our values:
  • Connecting with and building real relationships with our customers
  • Creating, by being innovative and agile
  • Collaborating with our community to achieve successful outcomes.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.