Line Mechanics

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, and are a qualified Line Mechanic then this could be the job for you. We are seeking qualified distribution Line Mechanics to join our Overhead team, to undertake maintenance and capital works on our Overhead distribution network. Some manual civil work is also required as part of this role. 

Applicants must hold a current NZ Line Mechanic Registration, a current practicing licence and have proven experience as a Line Mechanic. We would love to hear from you if you have the following: 

  • an absolute commitment to workplace and public safety
  • a strong customer service focus
  • a high level of physical fitness and confidence working at heights
  • self-motivation and initiative
  • excellent communication skills
  • a positive, constructive attitude
  • commitment to achieve the required competencies for the role
  • a minimum of a Class 2 drivers licence.

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.

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