High Voltage Electrician


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

  • Join one of NZ’s most attractive companies to work for (Randstad Employer Branding Research 2022)
  • Pay Rate: $35 - $40p/hr (Circa) - Dependent on experience
  • Hamilton or Auckland Location


In this exciting role, you will be working with a hardworking and dedicated team of highly-skilled staff responsible for delivering prescribed electrical works on behalf of Ventia clients around distribution and transmission networks. You will normally be working 8 hour days with a minimum of 40 hours per week and your work pattern may include some overtime to meet client requirements.


  • A strong commitment to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Install, terminate, test and find faults on high voltage networks.
  • Carry out scheduled works on all primary plant, i.e. Cables, Power Transformers, reclosers, ring main units, Power Lines, etc. 
  • Maintain and repair high voltage distribution assets.
  • Install new high voltage assets to client requirements.


This role will suit distribution lineman, distribution switchers or substation electricians from the distribution environment who are safety conscious and a team player. You will need to be a qualified trades person (Electrician/Lineman) holding EWRB Registration, with either a practicing or a provisional license and high voltage experience is essential.


  • We offer competitive hourly rates with overtime pay
  • Company phone
  • Full PPE gear
  • Works use vehicle
  • Specialized tools of trade
  • An inhouse wellbeing program
  • Retail discounts
  • Training and development opportunities within the utilities industry


This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a large, well-established contracting company, so if this sounds like the role you have been waiting for, please apply today.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol test as well as a police check.


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