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Trainee Line Mechanic


Location: Waikato

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki konei | 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

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Te kowhiringa | 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 have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Line Mechanic to join team based in Morrinsville. In the role, you will work on construction and maintenance replacement projects of network equipment and installations while completing your training to become a qualified Line Mechanic.? You will work to establish stakeholder relationships, identify and implement risk control measures and complete other tasks within the team as required.?

Nga pukenga matua | Important Skills

  • Current Class 1 and 2 full NZ Drivers Licence and ability to drive a manual vehicle required,
  • A strong commitment to safety including sound knowledge of the Safety Manual Electricity Industry (SMEI) and Safe Practices for Low Voltage Electrical Work
  • A can do attitude

Ko wai matou | Our Organisation?

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Me pehea 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 603836.

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.