Electrical Fitter

Date:  27 May 2024

Christchurch, CAN, NZ, 8042

Company:  Ventia
  • Join a stable organisation providing essential services
  • Competitive pay, excellent benefits including Southern Cross Healthcare  
  • Make your stamp in an essential role where you make a difference in people’s lives!



Exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Fitter to join our team providing essential power distribution services to the Christchurch community!


What’s in it for me?

  • Competitive pay, excellent benefits including Southern Cross Health Insurance  
  • Ventia takes our people’s careers seriously, helping them to learn and grow
  • There’s nothing more important to us than keeping our people and the public safe
  • We look after each other and foster our people’s well-being
  • Experience career progression and development through training opportunities  
  • Stable, full-time, permanent employment


Enjoy a role with a lot of variety where you can experience career progression. For good performers, you may enjoy the path of transitioning into supervisory roles or moving to other parts of the business.

About Ventia
Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.

About the Role
We are currently seeking to fill four Electrical Fitter positions in Christchurch.

In this role, you will be part of a growing team of dedicated and highly skilled staff, working in a high-voltage substation environment. The work is varied and will range from maintenance, installation and commissioning transformers, circuit breakers, voltage transformers, current transformers, protection relays, battery banks and LV electrical work.

About You  

  • EWRB and current practising license
  • A Valid NZ class 1 Driver’s License
  • A minimum of 5+ years experience in the High Voltage electrical industry
  • Commercial and Industrial electricians will be considered
  • Certified electrician with NZ registration or eligible to gain registration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work autonomously with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate high levels of understanding of and adherence to the Health and Safety practices and regulations of the High Voltage Industry
  • Be physically fit especially with heavy lifting and stretching (free of back problems)
  • Be prepared to work overtime
  • Have the willingness to learn


This is a fantastic opportunity to build your experience and be part of an international company!


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Māori and Pasifika people, LGBTTQIA+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.

How to apply
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical (including a drug and alcohol check) and a Ministry of Justice check.


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