Gas Technicians

Last updated 22 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end-to-end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners. Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team. Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms.

The Role:

In this technically challenging role you'll be a key member of our gas team providing quality service and workmanship in the areas of:

  • New gas service connections
  • Fault response and repair
  • Planned Maintenance and routine inspection of above and below ground gas network assets including district stations, metering equipment, gas network pipes and pipeline protection systems.
  • Stand-overs and Mark-outs for gas networks
  • Leak detection

You'll enjoy working outdoors, doing physical and mechanical work where you will use both machinery and hand tools to get the job done in a variety of conditions. You will need to be familiar with and follow strict safety procedures as your natural way of working.

About You:

As an experienced Gas Technician you will offer the following:

  • A relevant and current Gas Distribution Industry Certificate of Competence (CoC)
  • Sound knowledge of gas testing, protection equipment, systems and procedures utilised on gas networks
  • Extensive industry related experience
  • Strong commitment to Health and Safety
  • A clean full drivers licence and ability to drive a manual vehicle
  • Ability to follow instructions and have great time keeping skills
  • Availability to participate in call out roster

Ideally holding a level 4 competency with leakage qualification you will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of work where you can control your outcomes, own your job, get stuck in and take pride in your work.

Not someone who likes to be stuck inside behind a computer, you'll enjoy being hands on, working outside, no matter the conditions and not afraid to get dirty to get the job done. Your previous work experience will also demonstrate a conscientious nature, quality focus and ability to work in both a team and independently,

Describing yourself as organised and well planned you are someone who takes a disciplined approach to your work, as well as being able to think on your feet.

We Offer:

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in diverse business. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 574653 to apply.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.