Communications Technician
Auckland, NZ
18h ago

One of Australasia's largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history.

Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it.

Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it's what unites and excites us.

  • Opportunity to work with high-profile clients and perform a range of work.
  • Opportunity to develop technical skills.
  • Work for a company that takes Health & Safety seriously
  • Our DNI (Digital Network Infrastructure) group are currently seeking Inside Plant (IP) and Cellular Technicians to join their team based in Auckland


    This is an exciting new role as you will be working on some new and upcoming projects with high-profile clients within the Power and Telecommunications industry.

    Your main responsibilities will be to install, commission, test, and troubleshoot cellular and radio communication systems cabinets, antennas, antenna systems, microwave radio and fibre transmission systems.

    The work will predominantly be within the wider Auckland region with occasional travel to other depots to provide assistance as required.

  • Particular strengths required for this role are : team work; self-motivation; ownership of jobs; reporting skills; ability to work alone and under pressure;
  • availability for travel and a good sense of humour.


    Experience working on a New Zealand or Australian telco or power network is a must. You will also need to have a clean Class 1 driver’s licence as well as have proof of work rights in NZ.


  • EWRB pre-trade or Level 3 Telecommunications qualifications are preferred but not required
  • Experience or interest in telecommunication networks and related technologies
  • Like using hand tools
  • Have good eye for detail, have good vision
  • Have a valid, full class 1 driver’s licence.
  • Strong commitment to all Health and Safety practices
  • For the Cellular Technician role, it is preferred that you have Working At Heights experience and current certification.
  • Flexible working hours are an essential part of the role as telecommunication is deemed to be an essential service in New Zealand.

    Therefore, participation in weekend and night stand-by rosters may be part of the job requirement.

    Must be able to travel and work away from home with short notification. There is a requirement to be part of a standby roster for cellular clients.

    The successful candidate shall be motivated and competent to ensure that projects are completed to the clients' satisfaction while meeting or exceeding Ventia’s profitability expectations.

    You will need to be hard working and

    reliable and have good communication skills.

    Apply online today! To learn more about us, please visit our website at .

    Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical, including a drug and alcohol test as well as a police check

    We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy.

    The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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