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Gas Technician

  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

About Downer Energy:

Downer Energy work with some of New Zealand’s largest asset owners and energy providers to maintain their critical networks and assets across the country and connect every community in cities, rural heartland, and industry. Our whole-of-life approach creates positive outcomes for all New Zealanders as we help to reduce carbon emissions, optimise energy and build a better Aotearoa. 

This is a time of growth for us to add more value to our customers and opportunities for our people in the dynamic Energy sector. There are more than 500 of us in the Energy team and we are committed to being kaitiaki – guardians of New Zealand’s future.

The Role:

In this technically challenging role, you'll be a key member of our Wellington based Gas team, providing quality service and workmanship in the areas of construction, maintenance, and fault services for gas reticulation in the Wellington region.

This is a full time, permanent role paying $30 - $33 per hour (dependant on experience) + over time & allowances.

About You:

As a suitably skilled Meter Installer/Gas Fitter/Gas Technician you will offer many of the following qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Registration or recognised National Certificate/appropriate Unit Standard as a Gas Technician and certificates with current practicing licence
  • Must have NZQA Level 3 Gas qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience is preferred
  • Must have current Class 1 Driver’s Licence (car)
  • Sound knowledge of gas test and protection equipment, systems and procedures
  • Ability to work unsupervised and contribute to the first or second response standby roster
  • Heavy Trade licence preferred

You'll enjoy being hands on, working outside, and committed to getting the job done. Your previous work experience will also demonstrate a conscientious nature, quality focus and ability to work in both a team and independently,

You are someone who is organised and takes a disciplined approach to your work, as well as being able to think on your feet.

We Offer:

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in our diverse business.  We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

Perks & Benefits

Match your loyalty, excitement and passion for high quality service with ours and we will reward you with a competitive remuneration, extensive training and development to help you to enhance your skills, advance your career along with great employee benefits too!

  • Leadership Pathway Development Programs
  • Dedicated Learning and Development team
  • We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements
  • A heavily subsidised membership to our Community Trust Partner that enables you and your family access to healthcare benefits, discounted access to over 150 holiday homes in great locations across New Zealand.
  • Special rates and discounts through our partners across Healthcare, Gyms, Banking and Insurance
  • Working for an organisation that not only works on building better stronger communities but within those communities; where we offer training and meaningful work, through our Corporate Social Outcomes team

This is a great time to join the Downer team!

  • If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click ‘apply’. This reference number for this role is 589883.
  • 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.

 Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.


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