Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

Electrical Fitter

Our Whangarei team is on the hunt for qualified Electrical Fitters to join them.

The role
Reporting to a Delivery Manager, you will be joining an experienced team across both CAPEX and OPEX teams to assist with reactive repairs, upgrades and new installs to maintain the local electricity network assets. Your skills will be effective across low and high voltage systems up to 33kV. Your day will include but not limited to:

- Carry out prescribed electrical work as per regulations
- Accurate record-keeping and reporting of the works undertaken
- Identify potential issues and provide effective solutions to recover from setbacks
- Performing some manual civil work as and when required

What’s in it for you
A role with us will enable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a very supportive leadership team. Other benefits include:

- Competitive remuneration based on experience + full time employment of 40 hours per week + allowances + full PPE gear and equipment. Paid overtime if you’re required to work additional hours
- A tool of trade vehicle when travelling to site
- An in-house wellbeing programme, retail discounts and discounted medical insurance
- Plenty of training and development opportunities and the opportunity to gain new skills within the utilities industry
- Working for a diverse range of customers which means variety and job security
- A very inclusive and accommodating team with a supportive manager

About you
You’ll either be an experienced Electrical Fitter or someone with strong experience in industrial or commercial electricity space and looking to become an Electrical Fitter.  To be successful in this role, you will also have some or all of the following:

- Experience in Substation 400V, 11kV to 33kV in Construction or Maintenance
- A full, clean driver’s licence
- Preference will be given to candidates who either hold EWRB registration as an Electrical Fitter/Electrician or are ready to apply
- Able to cope with the physical demands of the job and has a strong commitment to health and safety

To be successful in this role, you will be able to communicate confidently and have a great eye for detail. This is a great opportunity to be part of an organisation that has a reputation for excellence and innovation. 

About us
Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers. We also provide contracting services to our partners – other network owners and operators across the North Island.

We have over 1,300 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

Get in touch!
This is a great opportunity to join a company who puts their people at the heart of the organisation and is committed to safety. If this sounds like an opportunity that you’ll be interested in, apply now by going to our careers website and search for #Req1251

Unfortunately applications from those without the right to work in New Zealand cannot be considered. 

Northpower has an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies.  If you're interested in a role with us we would encourage you to apply directly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).