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Line Mechanic - Matamata

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Hamilton, Matamata, Tirau
Categories: Trades, Maintenance

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer New Zealand has a proud history that can be traced back to 1870, and today we are NZ’s leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment is building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions. The key to our success is our people who, on a day-to-day basis, they stand and deliver the company's core values of Excellence, Courage, Collaboration & Integrity across a diverse landscape of markets. We are proud of what we do, and that we support the well-being of the communities we work, live and play in.

About the role:

Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end-to-end services to owners of electricity, gas and other network and industrial assets. We offer turnkey solutions that include design, procurement, construction, testing, commissioning, protection, maintenance and operation across electricity transmission and distribution assets including Powerco.

We are seeking a Line Mechanic to join the team based in Matamata. In the role, you will work on construction and maintenance replacement projects of network equipment and installations. You will work to establish stakeholder relationships, identify and implement risk control measures and complete other tasks within the team as required.

About the role:

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

· Relevant Line Mechanic or Electrical Registration and current Practising License.

· NZQA Level 4 or equivalent

· A minimum of two years’ experience including high voltage and overhead work

· Current Class 1 full Drivers Licence, ability to drive a manual vehicle and ideally a Heavy Traffic Licence

· 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

As a highly skilled linesman in the power distribution field your previous experience will demonstrate your technical ability with a broad range of work, a commitment to producing a quality job every time and taking pride in your results. You’ll also be a strong communicator and a positive team member also able to work alone. You will hold Health & Safety in the highest regard.

What we offer:

Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package and you will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry leading. Your career opportunities are limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

Surrounded by a team of leading experts, we will equip you with all the best tools of trade you will require to deliver the excellence we are known for.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance. We are Rainbow tick certified and members of Diversity Works! We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave!

And because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across an enormous number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

How to bring your difference to Downer:

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 587296 to apply.

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more  https://people.downergroup.co.nz/ 

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.  

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical. 


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