Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 219
  • Job Title : Distribution Line Mechanic
  • Department : Field Team East
  • Closing Date : 31/01/2022
  • 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.
    Our field team play a significant part in our business.

    As a Distribution Line Mechanic based in our Balclutha Depot, you’ll be part of a dynamic and forward thinking distribution team who safely build and maintain reliable electricity for our customers throughout the network. You’ll be integral to our success.
    We offer:
    • Competitive market rates
    • Consistent overtime and regular standby rosters
    • Great benefits, including insurances and health and well-being programmes
    • A fantastic team environment
    • The opportunity to build your professional career in a supportive environment.

    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, customers, and contractors
    • Qualified Line Mechanic with current EWRB registration
    • At least 2 years post-registration experience preferred
    • Current working knowledge of the industry’s safety regulations
    This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dynamic, challenging industry that’s critical to New Zealand’s future while living in southern New Zealand. Here you’ll be able to enjoy the wonderful lifestyle and community opportunities on offer, in one of New Zealand’s most affordable regions.
    Our people continually strive to do things better for our customers and communities. We support our teams to do well, growing a better future for our company and our employees. Come join us and share in our success!

    For more information email us at or to apply online visit

    Please attach an up-to-date CV and cover letter to support your application.

    Applications will be accepted until positions are filled