Electrical Trainee Position

Rangiora, North Canterbury

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.

If you have a passion for working outdoors, enjoy working as part of a team, while providing a service for the local community, then the following trainee jobs could help kick start your career. 

Trainee Electrician 
This position involves training in the construction and installation of distribution substations, kiosks, link boxes, and the installation, repair, maintenance and operation of electrical equipment (e.g. switchgear, circuit breakers and transformers). Full training and support will be offered, as you will be required to successfully complete the National Certificate in Electricity Supply Level 4 and electrical registration. To make confidential inquiries please contact John Wilson on 027 886 1112.

Trainee Cable Jointer
This position involves carrying out LV (low voltage) and HV (high voltage) cable jointing services for the installation, maintenance and repair of distribution cables. Full training and support will be offered, as you will be required to successfully complete National Certificates in Electricity Supply (Cable Jointer - Low Voltage Level 3 and High Voltage Level 4) electrical registration. To make confidential inquiries please contact Malcolm McClintock on 027 485 1259.

Some manual civil work is also required for these roles. We would love to hear from you if you have: 

  • an absolute commitment to workplace and public safety
  • a strong customer service focus
  • a high level of physical fitness
  • good communication skills and a positive attitude
  • self-motivation
  • a current full drivers licence.


We’re committed to attracting the very best employees and can offer the ideal candidates attractive employment benefits. Diversity and inclusion is a priority at MainPower, we welcome applications from all backgrounds. 

Applicants for these positions 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.

www.mainpower.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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