Contracting Capabilities

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

Cable Jointer -Faults

Auckland Faults welcomes a qualified Cable Jointer to join our friendly team!

The role
Reporting to the Field Manager or Team Leader, you will be working within a team on the distribution network. You will be responsible for:
- Fault finding, testing, and commissioning of equipment
- Jointing and termination of distribution assets up to and including 33kV
- Installing, replacing and repairing underground assets
- Assisting civil workers either excavating or reinstating underground assets if required.

What’s in it for you?
You’ll be working for an organisation that puts its people and safety first. You will enjoy benefits like:

- A competitive rate based on experience and knowledge
- Full time employment of 40 hours per week
- Paid overtime if you are required to work additional hours
- Life Insurance and Group discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross
- In-house well-being program- a Peer Support Network (Kaitiaki), EAP Services
- Tools of the Trade  company vehicle and a range of retail discounts
- Development opportunities to grow your career within the business
- A tight knit group of team members who support each other’s growth
- Inclusive work culture focused on safety and excellence
- Free access to onsite gym,  car parking , iPad, Smartphone

About you
To be successful in  this role you’ll need to have:

- Minimum 1-2 years’ experience working as a qualified cable jointer
- Experience to carry out HV and LV cable jointing
- Valid NZ Drivers Licence
- Preference will be given to candidates that  hold EWRB registration as a Cable Jointer
- Sound technical knowledge of cables and local network systems, procedures and standards
- A strong commitment to health and safety
- A team player and ‘can do’ attitude with strong interpersonal skills working in a multi-cultural environment

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

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 career’s website and search for #Req1285

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 with us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).