Utility Worker

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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 seeking a Utility Worker to join our experienced Underground Services team. The primary objectives of this position are to install underground electricity services, assist with the excavation and reinstatement of trenches, and the transportation and storage of underground services materials.

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 and a passion for working in the outdoors
  • good communication skills and a positive attitude
  • self-motivation and initiative
  • a minimum of a Class 2 drivers licence.

We’re committed to attracting the very best employees and can offer the ideal candidate attractive employment benefits, ongoing training and development and more. 

To make confidential inquiries, please contact Malcolm McClintock on 027 485 1259 or to apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to: Kate Williamson, Human Resources Co-ordinator, MainPower, PO Box 346, Rangiora 7440 or email to kate.williamson@mainpower.co.nz

Applications close on 31 July 2018.

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.


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

Apply now for this role or get more information by contacting Malcolm McClintock. (027) 4851259 

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