Last updated 5 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

This role is working within Christchurch’s growing market! You will be part of the new Downer Water and Automation team who are the Industrial EICA part of Downer New Zealand. We are in the growth phase of building capacity and capability across Electrical, Instrumentation and Control aspects of the industrial environment starting in the Construction and Utilities sectors. This team has been built on being New Zealand’s largest provider of on-road technology services and a recognised industry leader and we are using this base to grow. We use a full suite of products to create innovative solutions providing high-quality services to our clients.

With business growth and success, we have a great opportunity for an Electrician to join our team. This is an integral role to support growth across Automation and the wider Downer NZ business.

A bit about your role:

We are seeking an experienced Electrician to join the team based in Christchurch. In the role, you will provide services including construction, installation, maintenance and fault diagnosis/rectification of existing and new installations. It is essential that you are an experienced Electrician with preference in Industrial or Water and Waste Water industries and can offer:

  • Qualified Electrician – Industrial experience highly desirable
  • Current and full NZ Practicing Electrical Licence
  • Committed to ensuring electrical compliance is maintained and documented
  • Knowledge of PLC programming, software modifications, VSD’s, Instrumentation and fault finding on the above
  • Excellent communication and commitment to team goals
  • Self-motivated, energetic, proactive and results-orientated
  • Full Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to plan jobs, operate and maintain equipment

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in our diverse business. The environment is challenging and rewarding. We offer the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We offer a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, and our focus for our people is based around or Safety culture, training and development, so this gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 578778 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