Cable Jointer Team Leader - Wel Network


Location: New Zealand

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

Ventia Pty Ltd

Ventia is an established service provider in the Power, Distribution & High Voltage electrical industry. We partner with leading NZ clients providing maintenance, installation, and construction services to a range of underground substation, distribution, and power cabling assets. Work for a leading employer who will invest in you and provide some amazing opportunities to shine and develop your career.

Due to a new contract win, Ventia have a permanent full-time opportunity for a Cable Jointer Team Leader to join our team in the Hamilton, Waikato region. This role offers proven career growth with on-going training and development provided.

This is a full-time, permanent role at minimum 40 hours a week, 7am – 3.30pm
$41 - $45 per/hour (Circa) rate is dependent on experience

Key Deliverables    

In this role you will be a hands-on, on-site supervisor of a team of approx. 7 cable jointers and trainees, ensuring assigned work is done within given time frames and meets and exceeds client KPI’s / expectations. Working on the local distribution network, carrying out LV and or HV jointing and termination work, including installation and maintenance of network substations.

What we offer you

  •     Competitive pay rates 
  •     Frontline management training, internal leadership courses
  •     The opportunity to to obtain a duel trade.
  •     Long term secure employment  
  •     Access to leading edge technology and equipment  
  •     Long term maintenance contracts  
  •     Social activities such as fishing, BBQ’s and celebration of end of end of projects
  •    Career progression training to develop your career.

About you - Required Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to demonstrate experience in all aspects of live LV/HV work; Demonstrated experience working in High Voltage (HV) industry (110KV – 220KV) and or low voltage (11Kv- 33 KV) for at least 2 years after training / apprenticeship.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with necessary equipment - Switchgears and transformers, cables (pilc, oil, gas xlpe), cable joints and terminations (Raychem, 3M, Elastimould, resin) etc.
  • Leadership experience advantageous
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using hand tools (used in construction and maintenance)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in electrical theory and knowledge when working within a HV/LW switchyard regarding isolations, earthing, equipotential bonding.
  • Relevant cable jointing certification
  • Valid driver’s license and experience driving appropriate vehicles on all roads, terrain, and weather conditions; Heavy truck license preferred.

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents, and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

How to Apply
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Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical as well as a police check.

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