Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 148
  • Job Title : Cadet 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 Technical team in the exciting and rewarding new role of Cadet Power Systems Technician, based out of our Racecourse Road Depot in Invercargill.

    In this full time role, you will actively work towards the Power System Technician qualification while learning and assisting on the job in testing, commissioning of network equipment reliably and safely.

    Skills and Experience:

    NZ Registered Electrician with a current practicing licence 
    5 years + experience within the electricity distribution industry.
    Alternate industry related qualification – e.g. Diploma in Electrical Engineering
    Efficient computer literacy and proficient in Microsoft Office Product Suite or similar
    Ability to learn/use advanced features of Microsoft Excel
    Well-developed interpersonal skills, particularly in the areas of working with others, across a variety of team's.
    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.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.