Electrical Team Leader

Job title : Electrical Team Leader
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Jessa Escoto
Job reference : JE72062


As part of the Property Partners Group of Companies, ‘Build Modular’ is an ambitious and innovative company, aiming to become a leader in the design, manufacture, and delivery of offsite manufactured apartments within New Zealand. Our aim is to help solve New Zealand’s housing deficit, by using world-leading technology to enable off-site mass production of affordable family homes.

The purpose of this role is to establish and lead the Electrical Team for the Build Modular production facility in South Auckland, which will produce finished modular apartments, ready to be installed and commissioned on-site. You will lead the in-factory electrical installation works component of the projects and ensure they run safely and efficiently through the production line of timber framed apartments units. These completed apartment modules are designed for manufacturing and assembled (DFMA) and meet all New Zealand Building Code requirements. You will get to work in a clean, well-managed progressive factory environment, with no call outs and have scheduled, structured hours. You will be trained in lean manufacturing, working alongside very experienced manufacturing professionals, with an opportunity to progress your career within a revolutionary global industry.


  • Health & Safety is a priority in all aspects of this role

  • Manage and lead a small team of electricians within the OSM plant in Wiri

  • Work with the QA; Logistics and Purchasing Managers to coordinate supply of materials and ensure the electrical components of the units are installed to code and exacting standards

  • Work closely with Carpentry and Plumbing team leaders to ensure the flow of production through the factory is optimised to programme

  • Ability to read and understand shop drawings to install electrical works to plans accurately

  • Be a hands-on mentor, working alongside your small team to install all electrical works including prewiring and fit off for fully completed apartment units to all NZ code requirements

  • Work closely with Auckland Council site inspectors to provide all required documentation and ensure we pass every inspection with ease


  • You will be a NZ Qualified, Registered Electrician with a current practicing licence (Electrical Workers Registration Board)

  • You will ideally be currently working in the new build residential/domestic sector at a commercial scale

  • At least ten years electrical experience with a minimum of 2+ years Registered; in the new build, residential” market

  • Commitment to H&S; quality and a passion for solving problems

  • Have led teams to produce high quality electrical works

  • Ability to read technical details and solve problems as they arise

  • Excellent knowledge of Electrical Codes of Practice (ECPs)

  • Excellent knowledge of Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1992 & Electricity Regulations 2010

  • Experience in working in an agile, dynamic environment in a team leader role, including working with cross-functional teams

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


  • Create a culture of excellence through continuous improvement & achievement as these relate to people, the production process and agility

  • Accountability, Responsibility & Honesty is valued

  • You are passionate about continuous improvement

  • Be fun & enjoy teamwork

  • Engaging, enjoy your team & going to work

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

For more information, contact Jessa Escoto on 021 736 571 or 09 359 7737, apply online or email your CV to jobs@roblawmax.co.nz, quoting Ref: JE72062