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Telecommunications ISP Service Technician - Gisborne

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 589765
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gisborne
Categories: Trades, Telecommunications

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 is a significant player in the telecommunications industry within New Zealand. We are growing our business through delivering consistent service, excellence and results and through developing inspirational leadership with our people and customers. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified Mobile / ISP Technician to join our team in Gisborne.

About the role:

Reporting to the Field Manager, your core responsibility will be for the upgrade, installation and maintenance of the Mobile & Fixed networks of our Major Customers in the region. Other responsibilities will cover a wide range of activities across the full spectrum of Telecommunications. Working within the parameters of time and cost, you will be innovative and able to generate solutions that produce results.

Building positive relationships with customers and clients, you will show commitment to quality work practices and ongoing quality assurance. You will be good at understanding and following process, delivering updates and on time as-built documentation. You must be committed to actively following Health and Safety protocols.

About you:

This position is for you if you have an enthusiasm for the industry, are familiar with existing and emerging communication infrastructures / technologies, have a desire to take responsibility for your own work and are inspired by the opportunity to join a team keeping pace with new technologies.

Suitable applicants with the following skills and abilities will definitely have an advantage:

  • Minimum Level 3 NZQA Telecommunications or Equivalent or similar experience in the industry.
  • Experience with Chorus Network. E.G. SDH, PDH, DWDM, ISAM, GPON.
  • Experience with the installation and commissioning of BTS systems. NSN Flexi and/or Huawei equipment will be to your advantage.
  • Knowledgeable with reading and interpreting plans.
  • Current Working at Heights Certification.
  • Competency based qualification and experience with Elevated Work Platforms (EWP).
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Ability to use fault finding equipment and competent in fault restoration.
  • Experience in business and residential provisioning and installations.
  • Sound computer skills for record keeping.
  • Availability to work within a team roster and for call outs when needed

If you also offer excellent customer service skills, have an energetic personality and are a proven self-starter able to work both autonomously and in a team environment then this is the role for you.

What we offer:

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in our diverse business. The environment is challenging and rewarding. We offer the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We offer a competitive remuneration package, and our focus for our people is training and development, so this gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.   

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 589765 to apply.     

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.  

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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