Trainee Line Mechanic


Location: Canterbury

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

  • Get a great career underway whilst training towards a trade qualification
  • Earn while you learn
  • Enjoy a hands-on job where no 2 days are the same!

Join us for those interested in starting a career in the electrical industry as a Trainee Linesperson for our Christchurch Lines Teams!

About Us
Ventia is the largest electrical services contractor in New Zealand and a leading provider of integrated asset management, operations and maintenance services to the power, transmission, and distribution industries.

You will be part of a strong and stable team and you will have the opportunity to work on the Transpower network. We’ve got a great presence within the New Zealand electrical services industry and also have opportunities within the wider Ventia business.

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to gain skills and experiences in the Electrical supply Industry enabling the trainee to become a registered EWRB Transmission Line Mechanic
In this Training Programme, you'll get the training, portable skills, and career opportunities that will set you up for life!
On one hand, you're gaining a recognised trade qualification as part of a leading global business, where you'll benefit from first-class mentoring, great support, and exposure to a wide range of disciplines. You'll also be earning from the first day you join us.

About You
As a successful candidate, you will need to have an interest or previous experience in the Electrical Industry; be mechanically minded; enjoy physical activities and the outdoors; be physically fit and strong, and not bothered by climbing & working at heights

You will need to be prepared to travel away from home for work; be practical with manual tasks and hand tools and have a valid driver’s license. A minimum of NCEA Level 1 is preferred but not essential.
If you have a good eye for detail, are keen to learn and commit to a training programme, and enjoy working within a team environment, then this is the perfect role for you!

How to Apply
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to be considered.

Please note that shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo online assessments, interviews, Police vetting, and a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test.

For inquiries, please email

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