- Grow and thrive with us
- Looking for that next step?
- Secure role with competitive pay on an on-call roster
About Waipa Networks
With a history in the electricity industry spanning more than 100 years, Waipa Networks owns and operates an electricity network that delivers power to more than 27,000 customers. We are now looking for a motivated Line Mechanic Faultsperson to join our progressive and growing team.
Our network is one of the fastest-growing networks in New Zealand, transitioning from a historically rural to a mixed rural, urban, and industrial network. We face many good challenges and have many interesting projects and initiatives lined up. While our business is lean and agile, the canvas is large enough for you to paint on and leave your legacy.
Join us on our mission to provide cost-effective and reliable distribution network ready for the future. We strive to be recognised in our community as a leader in life-improving energy services and solutions and seek your expertise to help us achieve that!
You will be responsible for responding to faults in response to customers’ requirements, ensuring system switching occurs as per the plan.
11kv and 400V/230V line constructing and maintenance The disconnection and reconnection for energy traders System and customer voltage testing Cable fault and location repair 11kV and 400V/230V jointing Ensuring safety disconnections and reconnections for electricians and customers happen as per the plan, coupled with; Earth testing and repairs
You will hold 2+ years of experience at the very minimum, as a Level 4 NZQA Qualified Line Mechanic, with an already exceptional proven track record, in your craft. You’re now ready to step up and continue to grow your career, as a faultsperson. You’ll also possess a current ERWB Registered Line Mechanic practising licence or if you’re a registered Electrician with a practicing licence, even better!
You take health and safety very seriously, and care about yourself and those around you. You have an excellent attention to detail, are very accurate, thrive under pressure and working either independently, or in a small, close-knit crew.
You’ll need to be comfortable working on a tablet, as this is where your job management and time sheeting will happen.
What’s next? if this sounds like you, then get in touch, we’ve got a great future ahead at Waipa Networks, and we’d love you to be part of it,
We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, a growing team with a close-knit and welcoming culture, plus some great and challenging work to be part of.
Apply now and start in the new year if you prefer