Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 71
  • Job Title : Distribution Line Mechanic
  • Department : Distribution
  • Closing Date : 31/10/2019
  • 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 outstanding opportunities to join PowerNet in the exciting and rewarding role of Distribution Line Mechanic. We have a number of vacancies across the whole network and have depots in Invercargill, Lumsden, Te Anau, Gore, Balclutha, Palmerston, Ranfurly and Queenstown.

    Our current vacancies are in Te Anau, Gore, Palmerston, Balclutha and Invercargill

    As a Distribution Line Mechanic you will be part of a dynamic and forward thinking distribution team who safely build and maintain reliable electricity for our customers throughout the network. Working Monday to Friday and being available on a rostered on-call, you will form an integral part of our organisation.

    Responsibilities/Skills & Experience

    Provide Line maintenance, construction and line fault repair services
    Install, replace and maintain overhead line equipment
    Demonstrate good working relationships with other team members, customer and contractors
    Qualified Line Mechanic with current EWRB registration
    At least 2 years post registration experience
    Current working knowledge of the industries safety regulations

    Our Candidates:

    The successful candidates will be highly motivated individuals who have a pragmatic, flexible and adaptable approach. They will be someone who is up front and honest and really wants to make a difference within a company who 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 an outstanding opportunity to take that next step up in your career then we encourage you to apply. For more information and to apply online head over to or email and attach your current resume along with a cover letter to support your application