Electrical Technician Jobs
How to Enter
To become an Electrical Technician, New Zealand employers may expect you to hold a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical). Once working, Technicians can then work towards completing a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice and become certified as an Engineering Technician.
The typical daily responsibilities may include all or some of the following:
- Installing, repairing and testing electrical equipment
- Researching ways to solve electrical faults
- Performing tests and making recommendations based on findings and conclusions
- Estimating materials needed for work
- Calculating costs for work
- Ensuring Health and Safety designs are met
- Conducting field work
With experience, Electrical Technicians may progress their careers by moving into supervisory roles and manage a team of Electrical Technicians and Engineers. Alternatively, they can also continue learning and complete a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) and become a qualified Electrical Engineer themselves.
38K – 73K per annum (NZD)
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