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Linesman / Electrician (Te Rapa)

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Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end to end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners.  Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team.  Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms.

The Role:

Joining our Hamilton based team, your role will cover the Hamilton City / Waikato region – a great opportunity to see and experience our country!  In this role you will be responsible for street light fault finding, repairing, inspecting and testing of the street lights on multiple networks. An understanding and working knowledge of these systems will be required.  You will also be responsible for plant maintenance, cable fault location, street light repairs and installation of new network equipment throughout the Hamilton / Waikato region.

About you:

It is essential that you are an experienced Line Mechanic / Electrician with knowledge of the power industry and can also offer:

  • Relevant Line Mechanic or Electrical Registration and current Practising License.
  • NZQA Level 4 or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ electrical experience.
  • Current Class 1 full Drivers Licence, ability to drive a manual vehicle and ideally a Heavy Traffic Licence (Class 2 Drivers licence training can be provided).
  • Flexibility to be available for an on call after hour faults roster
  • A strong commitment to safety including sound knowledge of the Safety Manual Electricity Industry (SMEI) and Safe Practices for Low Voltage Electrical Work
  • Hold Health & Safety in the highest regard

What's on offer?

A role with Downer can advance your career, expand your skills and have a positive impact upon your local community. Join our Te Rapa team and receive training, support and development along with all the gear you need to do your job!

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click apply now or head to and enter reference number 558185 to apply. 

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. 

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