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Electrician or Electrical Fitter

Date: 31-Jul-2022

Location: Christchurch, CAN, NZ, 16219

Company: Ventia

Ventia is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the training, opportunities and support you need to begin and build a successful career.


Ventia is an established service provider in the High Voltage electrical industry. Our Electrical Services Division in Islington, Christchurch has multiple roles for experienced and suitably qualified Electrical Fitters.


In this role, you will be working with a small 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.


Our depot is based in Islington but the jobs will take place at various locations within the Canterbury region.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Experience in the High Voltage electrical industry will be preferred
  • Commercial and Industrial electricians will be considered
  • Certified electrician with NZ registration or eligible to gain registration
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Must possess a valid full Class 1 NZ driver's licence
  • Be prepared to work overtime - 40 hours per week + over time rates
  • 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 regards to heavy lifting and stretching (free of back problems)
  • Possess a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Have a willingness to learn


What we offer:


  • Training and development
  • A wide range of employee benefits
  • Opportunity to travel within North to South Canterbury, Mackenzie Country and New Zealand as work dictates
  • Opportunity to progress within the company for employees with the right attributes


This is a fantastic opportunity to use your High Voltage electrical industry experience and be part of an international company so if this sounds like the role you have been waiting for please apply online today. 


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Short-listed candidates must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test and a Ministry of Justice check.


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

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