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Electrician/Electrical Fitter

Date: 19-Jun-2022

Location: Twizel, CAN, NZ, 7901

Company: Ventia

  • Are you seeking a lifestyle change? 
  • Want to work in the Central South Island with plenty of recreational opportunities? 
  • Terrific scenery – outdoor adventures appeal to you then this role could be for you. 


Due to an increase in workload we are looking for an experienced Electrician/Electrical Fitter to join our small but hardworking team of Electrical Fitters, Mechanical Fitters, and apprentices base out of the scenic town of Twizel.


Situated in the heart of the spectacular Mackenzie High Country surrounded by mountains and lakes, this town is well-positioned base for mountain climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, hiking and has gold status Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.




This role will be responsible in undertaking tasks associated with electrical substation and power station construction and maintenance.


You will be supporting a team, working together in providing safe, reliable, and cost effective construction, erection, installation, repair, assembly, maintenance, and modification of all types of high voltage and low voltage electrical gear.


This is a highly critical role supporting essential New Zealand infrastructure.


There is a big focus on working as part of one big national electrical services team, sharing information with supervisors, team leaders, and other team members to contribute in the overall growth of the business.


Required Skills and Competencies


  • Demonstrate experience in HV and or LV work for at least 2 years after training/apprenticeship;
  • Demonstrated experience in maintenance and construction of power station equipment preferred
  • Demonstrated repair and maintenance experience with power transformers and OLTC;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in rigging, and crane operation and advantage but not a requirement and will provide traning as necessary
  • Demonstrated experience with Working at heights, Confined Space and Hazardous substances;
  • Certified electrician with NZ registration and current practicing licence or eligible to gain NZ registration.


This is a solid role with Monday to Friday hours and a good work life balance to make the most of the location. We offer a competitive salary with benefits and the opportunity to work within a reputable global operation. There is also some away work depending on the projects we are looking after


Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undertake a full medical including a drug and alcohol test as well as a Ministry of Justice check.


For inquiries, please email

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