Job title : Electrician
Location :
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel van Jaarsveld
Contact email : juanelvj@roblawmax.co.nz
Job reference : JV71815

Our client is offering a unique opportunity to provide operational and maintenance support for electricity distribution, gas and water reticulation networks as well as the tourist/fishing vessels and general community work. This is in a unique outdoor orientated region in Southland.

The company seeks to employ a Registered Electrician with broad / general maintenance capability who can perform in a stand alone work environment.

The role entails working 10 days on location where you will be provided self contained accommodation and then 4 days off. The hours of work is 8:00am - 5:00pm -there is Overtime work available.

In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing routine and non routine electrical maintenance services on 3.3kV and 400V Distribution networks and local water supply network.

  • Operate and maintain the gas reticulation network and LPG bulk supply facility

  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of local hydro and diesel generation units

  • Provide additional maintenance services to other organisations in the region such as motels

  • Provide maintenance services to tourist vessel operators and fishing vessels

To succeed in this job, you will:

  • Be trade qualified as an industrial electrician with broad maintenance capabilities

  • Ideally have at least 5 years experience associated with the maintenance of electrical plant and equipment

  • Take ownership of your work area as well as assisting others in the region as required

  • Contribute to the effective performance of the organisation through a proactive approach to work activities

  • Have a sound knowledge of and commitment to safety

  • Be able to work alone and unsupervised in a remote location


  • Salaried position paying $95,000.00 pa + accommodation while on location + travel allowances to and from location + free WIFI on location

  • Great lifestyle career opportunity

  • Learn a range of skills within the role, full training will be given - all processes are documented

You will have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to deal with people at all levels. You will enjoy a challenge, be able to think logically and succeed in delivering your objectives. You will need to fit in and contribute to a small yet vibrant community and enjoy the great outdoors that this part of New Zealand has to offer.

If this role sounds like it is for you and you would like more information, please give Juanel a call on 04 471 6985 or email your profile to juanelvj@roblawmax.co.nz quoting the job reference number JV71815