Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 141
  • Job Title : Substation Maintainer
  • Department : Technical
  • Closing Date : 26/09/2020
  • Details : At PowerNet, our people are committed to providing safe, efficient and reliable power to our 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 in the exciting and rewarding role of as Substation Maintainer, where you will be involved in the construction, installation and maintenance of equipment across the PowerNet managed networks.

    Skills and Experience:

    National Certificate in Electrical Supply Level 4 or equivalent
    Registered Electrician or Registered Cable Jointer with at least 3 years’ experience in the electricity industry
    Current Class 1 Drivers license is required and a Heavy Traffic and Forklift license along with a Traffic Management STMS and Permit Holders certificate is preferred
    Computer literate and an understanding of the basic Microsoft Office Suite of products.
    Ability to review, develop and implement changes with industry technology. 
    Competent to carry out commissioning and maintenance tasks on electricity supply industry systems
    A good level of written and oral communication skills with proven experience in writing reports on faults, maintenance and commissioning of electricity supply industry equipment.
    Relevant high voltage experience
    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.

    Applications close Friday 25 September 2020

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