Transmission Line Mechanic Trainee
Upper Hutt, NZ
5d 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.


  • Get a great career underway whilst training towards a trade qualification
  • Earn while you learn
  • Hands-on job where no 2 days are the same!
  • We invite applications from people interested in starting a career in the electrical industry as a Trainee Linesperson team based in Wellington.


    Ventia is one of the largest electrical services contractor in New Zealand and a leading provider of integrated asset management, operations and maintenance services to the power, transmission and distribution industries.

    You will be part of a strong and stable team and have the opportunity to work on the Transpower network. We’ve got a great presence within the New Zealand electrical services industry and also have opportunities within the wider Broadspectrum business.


    This is an exciting opportunity to gain skills and experiences in the Electrical supply Industry enabling the trainee to become a registered EWRB Transmission Line Mechanic.

    On this Training Programme, you'll get the training, portable skills and career opportunities that will set you up for life!

    On one hand you're gaining a recognised trade qualification as part of a leading global business, where you'll benefit from first-class mentoring, great support, and exposure to a wide range of disciplines.

    You'll also be earning from the first day you join us.


  • As the successful candidate, you will need to have an interest or previous experience in the Electrical Industry; be mechanically minded;
  • enjoy physical activities and the outdoors; be physically fit and strong, not bothered by climbing and working at heights.

    You will need to be prepared to travel away from home for work; be practical with manual tasks and hand tools; and have a valid driver’s licence.

    A minimum of NCEA Level 1 is preferred but not essential

    If you have a good eye for detail, are keen to learn and commit to a training programme, and enjoy working within a team environment, then this is the perfect role for you!

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