Electrician - New Plymouth


Location: Taranaki

Job Type: Full time


Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

The Downer New Zealand difference is that we are a leading provider of integrated services, which means we do work in every part of NZ’s infrastructure. Our ambition is to be the Energy partner of choice for cities, rural heartland, communities, and industry partners. We work with some of New Zealand’s largest asset owners and energy providers to maintain their critical networks and assets across the country and connect every community. 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. This is a time of growth for us to add more value to our customers and opportunities for our people in the dynamic Energy sector. There are more than 500 of us in the Energy team and nearly 12,000 nationwide in Downer NZ, and we are committed to being kaitiaki – guardians of New Zealand’s future.

About the role:

We have multiple positions for 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.

About you:

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

What we offer:

A role with us can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job

Please Note:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 594777 to apply.

We prefer online applications. Once you click "Apply" you will be routed to our career website where you will be required to complete an on-line application. This will take quite a few minutes but please be patient with us and carefully fill this in and we will return the patience when you join the Downer Whānau.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged.

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