AutoCAD / GIS Technician

Rangiora-based MainPower New Zealand Limited owns and operates the electricity distribution network across the North Canterbury and Kaikoura regions. Our network delivers electricity to a population of over 65,000 via 5,017 kilometres of overhead lines and underground cables, across a geographical area of 11,180 square kilometres. As an essential service provider, we invest in the electricity network to ensure a safe, secure and reliable power supply is provided to the region.

We are looking for either an experienced AutoCAD/GIS Technician or someone with a relevant qualification starting out on this career path. As a member of the Assets and Capital Works team your main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining as-built records in the GIS, AutoCAD and Database systems
  • AutoCAD design and planning
  • Assisting with planning new customer connections
  • Responding to customer enquiries
  • Providing general office administration support to teams.

We expect you will have studied or had experience with AutoCAD and GIS software, be generally computer savvy and be keen to grow these skills further in a service oriented engineering environment. You will also possess a great work ethic, be a team player, have strong attention to detail and be able to deliver high quality work.

We’re committed to attracting the very best employees and can offer the ideal candidates attractive employment benefits. 

Applicants for this position must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.

Employment with MainPower is subject to pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing.

To make confidential inquiries, please contact Sam Baker on 03 311 8392 or to apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to: Anne Merrick, Human Resources Advisor, MainPower, PO Box 346, Rangiora 7440 or email to Applications close on Wednesday 21 March 2018.

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