Electrical Fitter Jobs

How to Enter

To increase your chances of becoming an Electrical Fitter in New Zealand, it is recommended that you complete an apprenticeship and gain a National Certificate in Electrical Engineering - Electrician (Level 4) or a National Certificate in Electricity Supply – Electrician (Level 4). In addition, you should also be registered with the Electrical Workers Registration Board and have a current practicing licence.

 

The personal requirements of an Electrical Fitter can be some or all of the following:

  • Able to do work that involves climbing and lifting
  • Accurate and methodical
  • Practical and logical
  • Great communicator
  • Can work independently or in a team
  • Safety-conscious
  • Problem-solver

 

Typical Responsibilities

On any given day, an Electrical Fitter may be expected to do any of the following:

  • Understanding complex wiring diagrams and architectural floor plans
  • Installing electrical wiring and equipment in high-voltage work sites (power stations, substations etc)
  • Repairing or replacing damaged or faulty electrical wiring, parts and equipment
  • Testing electrical work for safety
  • Recording any problems found and work completed

 

Progression

Following a few years’ experience, Electrical Fitters can progress into a Supervisor, Inspector, Technician or Consultant role with relative ease. In the case of an Electrical Inspector, an Electrical Fitter would need to undergo further training and pass an exam prior to being qualified for the role.

 

Salary Range

Entry: 42K – 60K per annum (NZD)

Experienced (6+ years): 63K – 70K per annum (NZD)

 

To view our latest Electrical Fitter jobs throughout New Zealand, click here.

Wellington

Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955

reception@roblawmax.co.nz

 

Auckland

Physical Address:
Generator, Level 1
Stanbeth House
28 Customs St East
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 951 5011

Christchurch

Physical Address:
Level 1, Kensington House
185 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8011
New Zealand

Tel: 0800 868 436

 

Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
Office T43
477 Boundary Street
Springhill
Brisbane
QLD 4000
Australia
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427

 

South West, United Kingdom

Abbey Manor Business Centre
Preston Road
Yeovil
Somerset, BA20 2EN
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 203 934 6389