Electrical /Power Technician - Hamilton or Rotorua based
Northpower
Hamilton, New Zealand
3d ago

About us

Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei andKaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

We also provide contractingservices to our partners other network owners and operators across the NorthIsland.

We have over 1,300 staff working together across 13 locations to keep the poweron and the lights going for our customers.

Our electrical maintenance team is on a hunt for an Electrical / Power Technicianexperienced in High Voltage space to join them.

This role has the option to bebased either in Hamilton or Rotorua.

The role

Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible forproviding technical management and delivery of high voltage substation workssafely, positively, effectively and efficiently. You will also :

  • Provide ongoing technical support, scoping and planning for all works
  • Conduct inspections and perform preventative maintenance on strategic assets like protection relays and circuit breakers
  • Provide technical input and scoping requirements to assist with the estimation of maintenance and capital works
  • What’s in it for you?

    Notwo days will be the same as you will experience variety working in a range ofchallenging environments which will extend your knowledge and capabilities.

    Some other benefits include :

  • Working for a diverse range of customers which means variety and job security
  • Competitive remuneration, tool of trade company vehicle and a good health and wellness package
  • Overtime, paid working away’, travel allowance and flexibility to work from either Hamilton or Rotorua
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities and the opportunity to gain new skills within the industry
  • The opportunity to work for a purposeful, essential organisation in a critical safety leadership position
  • About you

    To secure this role, you’ll hold a current practising licence along with strongknowledge of relevant Codes of Practice, Policies, Standards, Work Procedures.You will also have :

  • Experience in high voltage zone substations and proven track record around testing protections devices, maintenance, inspection regime tasks
  • Demonstrated experience working on 11kV and above transformers, circuit breakers, DC battery systems and SCADA communication assets
  • A full and clean NZ class 1 driver’s licence
  • Ability to display initiate and willingness to be part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with basic technology knowledge
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