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Jobs Listing Branding
Company HR Connect
Location South Waikato, Waikato
Listed Wed 11 Jul, 2:02 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference QJ42182
Faultsperson Electrician

Keeping our community connected is a big job. The King Country relies on us to keep our whare, our farms and our businesses powered up, 24/7. So, we need fantastic people who want to work for their whanau and community (and love to have fun at work!)

Working isn't just about the mahi. We offer on-going training, good pay, discounts and a brilliant lifestyle! Our customers - all 18,000 of them - depend on us. When you work for The Lines Company, we depend on you.

Help keep the power on! Be part of the team working to keep our communities connected.

The Role

Reporting to the Team Leader Electrical Services, this role requires an experienced electrician to work as part of the Operations Team resolving faults, and undertaking activities maintaining and repairing the network.

Key responsibilities include network fault find and repair, network maintenance, completing proactive and corrective maintenance of overhead lines and underground cables, operation and switching activities, new electrical reticulation construction and being rostered on the 24-hour callout roster. The role includes climbing up the odd power pole or two and working in weather that can be challenging.

A key requirement for this role is being located within a 30 minute drive of The Lines Company depots in either Te Kuiti or Taumarunui, to enable efficient and timely response whilst on the 24-hour fault response and repair roster.

You will have 5+ years' experience as a registered electrician, with broad industry experience preferably within network distribution (desirable but not essential). Your ability to organise your time and work in an often time demanding role is a must.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a registered electrician within New Zealand
  • Current full EWRB licence and practicing licence
  • Knowledge of industry safety requirements
  • Relevant electrical trade competencies
  • Advocate and demonstrate good Health & Safety practices
  • Able to lift heavy weights up to 20kg
  • Common sense problem solver
  • Class 1 drivers licence
  • Distribution experience (desirable)

On-going training and development along with career advancement opportunities will be available to the successful candidate in this role.

The Fine Print

Safety and wellbeing is paramount to us, so our recruitment process involves a Ministry of Justice criminal background check, medical and fitness checks and a pre-employment alcohol and drug test.

Overseas applicants

We welcome applications from Kiwis returning home, or those with a legal right to work in New Zealand in the form of a valid work permit.

We may close the position early if we find a great person, so visit and apply today.

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