Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 167
  • Job Title : Depot Supervisor
  • Department : Distribution
  • Closing Date : 7/03/2021
  • Details : Want to work for a progressive, innovative company in the stunning southern region of NZ? Come and work for PowerNet.

    We’re New Zealand’s fourth largest electricity network company. We manage five electricity networks across the diverse and spectacular lower South Island—the best part of New Zealand.

    We pride ourselves on delivering safe, efficient, and reliable power to southern communities.

    We currently have a full-time, permanent position available for a Depot Supervisor in our Gore Depot.

    As Depot Supervisor, you will report directly to the Field Manager East. Your responsibilities will include leading and guiding a team to provide a safe, efficient and reliable service to our communities.

    Gore is a bustling service town in Eastern Southland, Gore offers plenty of opportunities to experience the great outdoors or get involved in the community. It’s the home of brown trout fishing and a base for pursuits such as hunting and tramping in the wider Southern Lakes area. There are primary schools and two high schools, an excellent multisport facility and a lively arts and culture scene.

    Living in Southern New Zealand, you will be able to enjoy a wonderful lifestyle and community opportunities on offer as well as being one of the most affordable places to live and play in New Zealand

    Skills and Experience

    • EWRB register lineman with at least 10 years’ experience in the Electrical Distribution Business industry
    • At least 5 years proven leadership experience leading teams of linemen
    • Experience planning, scoping and delivering network projects, maintenance and repairs
    • Experience planning and executing work using Hot Stick and Glove and Barrier techniques.

    As an individual, you have the following attributes

    • Safety-first attitude and philosophy to every aspect of the job.
    • A leader of leaders with the confidence and courage to hold people accountable for their performance.
    • Strong interpersonal capabilities and ability to work cross functionality with other disciplines including Engineering, Project Management, Operations and finance.
    • Empathetic leader who is able to recognize the human element in every decision taken.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Decisive and confident, with the ability to energize others
    • Challenges the status quo
    • Proactive approach with a record of accomplishment of business improvement.

    We are seeking a high caliber courageous leader with the capability, insight and understanding of what it takes to manage a successful field based team. Understanding of the Electrical Distribution industry is crucial along with your ability to build competent and successful teams around you and develop their skills.

    Our Culture

    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.

    For more information including a position description, or to arrange a confidential discussion about the role speak with Tara Unahi, HR Partner on +64 3 419 0113.

    Applications close Sunday 7 March 2020