Contracting Capabilities

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

Fibre Jointer

Are you a qualified, safety conscious, team player who has the passion to be a Fibre Jointer and connect with customers in the commercial business space?

We have multiple opportunities available in our Auckland Contracting team!

We welcome candidates from other regions in NZ who are happy to relocate to Auckland. 

About us
Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangārei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

Northpower is one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, fibre, renewables, and commercial sectors. We have a reputation for excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical and telecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements. 

We have over 1,400 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

The role
Reporting to the Project Manager, as a Fibre jointer you will  engage daily, in  a variety of tasks including   commercial customer connections , network extensions, maintenance, fault response and fibre blowing.

You’ll also be responsible for the quality of installation, time management of each install, and attending to administrative requirements.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be working for an organisation that’s in a growth journey where people and safety  come first. You will enjoy benefits like:

- Competitive remuneration based on experience of between $36-$41p/hr for full time employment of 40 hours per week + full PPE gear and equipment
- Paid overtime & allowances as applicable
- Tool of Trade vehicle
- iPad, Smartphone, Laptop
- A range of retail discounts
- Development opportunities to grow your career within the business
- In-house well-being program- a Peer Support Network (Kaitiaki), EAP Services
- Life Insurance and Group discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross
- A friendly place to work where people are valued and appreciated
- Free access to onsite gym

Our strength is in our people, with a high standard of support, respect and work and invest heavily in both our staff and community. You will be joining a diverse and inclusive workforce focussed on safety and excellence, with opportunity to develop your career.

About you
To be successful in this role you’ll need to be an experienced Fibre jointer with a “can do attitude” and safety mindset. You will be a team player available for standby duties as required and  be flexible to work afterhours during weekends and weeknights on short notice.

You will also have:
- NZ Certificate in Telecommunications with strand in Optical Fibre Network - Level 3 or Equivalent (essential)
- Demonstrated experience in Conventional and Micro fibre
- NZCES Level 2  ( or equivalent) & WTC 1 with unit standards will be advantageous
- Experience in NZ Telecom industry, structural cabling and SCADA will be beneficial
- Strong commitment to health and safety
- Enjoy working in team environments, yet able to work self-directed
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Strong collaborative  working relations  in a  multi-cultural environment

Get in touch!
We’d love to hear from you if you’re up for a challenge to be a part of an expanding team! Send in your interest early via our career’s www- Req #1178.

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).