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Transmission Line Mechanic - Islington

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Date: 19-Feb-2021

Location: Christchurch, CAN, NZ, 8042

Company: Ventia

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a strong and stable team and have the opportunity to work on the Transpower network. We’ve got a great presence within the New Zealand electrical services industry and also have opportunities within the wider Ventia business.

You will be working closely with experienced linesmen and will have the opportunity to learn from them.

About the role

This role is quite straightforward – it is full time and permanent hours, 40 a week with overtime as required. There is also away from home work, predominantly within the South Island but can also nationwide.

The Ventia South Island Lines team maintains the Transpower network on the east coast of the south Island from Oamaru in the south to Blenheim in the north. The network consists of pole and tower lines from 66kv to 110kv and tower lines from 220kv to the 350kv DC inter island link. These lines traverse a variety of terrain such as the Canterbury Plains, the South Island High Country and the Marlborough Sounds.  

About You

You will need to have good communication skills, be flexible towards work hours and location, happy working in the outdoors in isolated locations and be a team player keen on producing quality work to our valued Clients.

This is a physically demanding and busy role, ultimately rewarding to someone with the right attitude.  Your strong work ethics and enthusiasm for the job is what is going to set you apart and make you successful in this role.

An NZ Line Mechanic registration is a requirement for this role. 

How to Apply

Click on the “Apply Now” button found on this page.  We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to be considered. For enquiries, please ring Marie Sinajon, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at 0275111913

Please note that shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo online assessments, interviews, Police vetting and a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test. 

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We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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Position Reference Number: 112547

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