Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 81
  • Job Title : Apprentice Distribution Line Mechanic
  • Department : Distribution
  • Closing Date : 22/02/2019
  • 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.

    Do you want to join an exciting future focused industry receive fantastic training while working in Southland’s great outdoors?

    We have an outstanding opportunity to join the PowerNet team in the exciting and rewarding career of an Apprentice Line Mechanic of which there are three vacancies. We have one position that is based out of our Invercargill depot, one based out of Balclutha depot and one in Ranfurly. In these roles, you will be responsible for Power Line construction and maintenance, performed under the supervision of our other talented employee’s.

    Experience/Knowledge and Skills:

    • Be innovative
    • Understanding or interest in the electricity industry
    • Competent with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
    • Class 1 New Zealand Drivers licence (minimum restricted)
    • Interest in emerging technology
    • NCEA Level 2 or equivalent level of achievement

    Our Candidate:

    The successful candidates will be a highly motivated individuals, who enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather and conditions. You need to be confident with heights, have a good level of fitness and be a strong 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 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 jump start your career in the industry then we encourage you to apply. For more information, download a Position Description and apply online head over to and attached your current resume along with a cover letter to support your application.