Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 132
  • Job Title : Power Systems Technician
  • Department : Technical
  • Closing Date : 25/09/2020
  • Details : At PowerNet, our people are committed to providing safe, efficient and reliable supply of electricity to businesses and communities across the lower South Island. We are an industry leader and as such, our progression and innovation is at the forefront of our business where we are committed to learning more about emerging technologies and the impact this will have on our customers, communities and network.

    We have an outstanding opportunity to join the PowerNet team in the exciting and rewarding role of Power Systems Technician, based out of our Balclutha Depot. In this full time role, you will be responsible for the testing and commissioning of our network equipment.

    Experience/Knowledge and Skills:
    • Registered Electrician with a New Zealand qualification in Electricity Supply Power Technician
    • Current practicing licence
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a high voltage environment
    • Proven ability to test/commission control and protection systems relating to the high voltage industry
    • Proven ability to test/commission high voltage primary equipment, transformers, circuit breakers and associated control systems.
    • Ability to work with Scada/RTU equipment, test and fault locate.
    • Competent with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
    • Be innovative
    • Class 1 New Zealand Drivers licence
    • Respond to faults, problem solve and willingness to participate in an after-hours faults roster.

    Our Candidate:
    The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual. You will need to be confident and be a team player and contributor. Your commitment and strong communication will see you do well in the industry along with a pragmatic, flexible and adaptable approach. We are looking for people who are up front and honest and really want to make a difference within a company that encourages growth and development and a can do attitude of "Do it once, do it right"

    Our Culture:
    Here at PowerNet our people are our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing a caring team environment, a balanced approach to work and personal life, while encouraging professional and personal growth for everyone.

    If you are looking for that outstanding opportunity in your career then we encourage you to apply. Head over to
    You will need to attach your current resume along with a cover letter to support your application.

    All applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a current and relevant working visa for New Zealand.

    Applications Close 25 September 2020