Contracting Capabilities

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

Faultperson x 2 (First response)

Our Auckland operational office is looking for Two experienced and qualified Line Mechanics or Electricians to join their friendly Faults team primarily  as  members of  the First Response Crew.

The Role
Reporting to the Delivery Manager, Reactive Resourcing as a Faultperson you  will carry out repairs and HV switching on the electricity distribution network, test, and earth equipment.

You’ll be responsible for:
- Providing services for faults, investigate, isolate, and restore power
- Identifying faults on electricity supply lines
- Analysing the cause of faults
- Repair Or recommend remedial work
- Documenting faults and testing
- Be mindful, be present, be safe for yourself, workmates, customers, the public, networks, and the environment. Continuously assess situations for the safety of yourself and your team members achieving  100% compliance with HSQE requirements according Northpower’s, Network owner’s and client’s industry  standards

We are looking for someone who treats safety as a priority and has great team ethics. You will be on a 12hr shift and  be willing  to be part of our faults standby roster which includes evenings and weekends.

This role will involve liaising with the public, so your passion for quality customer services will  be well displayed. This is your opportunity to be part of a tight knit professional team who will have the back for each other.

What’s in it for you?
No two days will be the same as you will experience variety working in a range of challenging environments, which will extend your knowledge and capabilities. A role with us will enable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a very supportive leadership team.

You will enjoy benefits like:
- Competitive remuneration based on experience for full time employment of 42 hours per week
- Allowances  and  full PPE gear with required equipment
- Tool of trade company vehicle and a range of retail discounts and benefits
- In-house well-being program- a Peer Support Network (Kaitiaki), EAP Services
- Life Insurance and Group discounted medical insurance with Southern Cross
- Plenty of training and development opportunities to gain new skills within the industry
- A friendly place to work where people are valued and appreciated
- A supportive and inclusive work culture focused on safety and excellence
- Paid overtime if you are required to work additional hours , paid ‘working away’ and travel allowance
- Free access to onsite gym and car parking
About you
We’re looking for  an experienced Faultperson with a strong safety record. You’ll be working on a variety of exciting projects and may have to do 12 hrs rostered  shift, callouts, and weekend work. You will be comfortable working alone out in the field and be a part of team.
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

- NZ Distribution Line Mechanic/Electrician qualification with a current NZ EWRB Practicing licence
-Solid experience as a Line Mechanic/Electrician or have  minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Line Mechanic/Electrician
- A full, clean  Class 1 NZ driver’s licence (essential)  and Truck Driver Licence/ Class 2 or 4 will be an advantage
- A great work attitude and willingness to be part of a diverse team along with a strong focus to health & safety
- Effective  communication skills and ability to work under minimum supervision

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!
We’d love to hear from team players who fit the profile and have a great ‘can do’ attitude . If you can make a mark within an expanding team, head over to our careers website and search for #Req1288.

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).