Electrician - New Plymouth


Location: Taranaki

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer:

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • Safety equipment and clothing provided as part of the role
  • Internal promotion encouraged, training and development on offer

Have a look at our other great benefits at www.people.downergroup.co.nz/downer-benefits/

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer Energy work with some of New Zealand’s largest asset owners and energy providers to maintain their critical networks and assets across the country. Our whole-of-life approach creates positive outcomes for all New Zealanders as we help to reduce carbon emissions, optimise energy, and build a better Aotearoa. There are more than 500 of us in the Energy team and we are committed to being kaitiaki – guardians of New Zealand’s future.

About the role

We an opportunity for an experienced Electrician to join the team based in New Plymouth. In the role, you will provide services including construction, maintenance and fault diagnosis/rectification of all network equipment and installations.

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

It is essential that you are an experienced Electrician and can offer:

  • Relevant Electrical Registration and current Practising License.
  • NZQA Level 4 or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ experience, high voltage desirable
  • Current Class 1 full Drivers Licence, ability to drive a manual vehicle. and ideally a Heavy Traffic Licence
  • A strong commitment to safety including sound knowledge of the Safety Manual Electricity Industry (SMEI) and Safe Practices for Low Voltage Electrical Work

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site copy and paste the following link into your browser: people.downergroup.co.nz/join-our-utilities-team/

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

  • If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 594777
  • We are committed to a safe working environment for everyone - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and a Ministry of Justice check prior to starting employment. If you need support with this requirement, please talk to our team
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