Leading Hand Line Mechanic | Cromwell

About Connetics

Connetics is a multi-disciplined, multi-regional electrical design, construction, and maintenance business delivering electrical infrastructure assets for customers throughout Aotearoa. 

With depots in Wellington, Central Otago, Westport, Paraparaumu and Christchurch our purpose is to deliver energy solutions for our communities. We aim to exceed our customers' current and future needs by innovating, designing and delivering electrical projects, proactively harnessing opportunities in the fast-evolving energy landscape.

Connetics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Orion NZ Ltd (a Christchurch City Holdings Limited company) which operates within an Orion Group ecosystem as the electricity distribution services unit.

The Orion Group purpose to power a cleaner and brighter future with our community captures the contribution we want to make to the wellbeing and prosperity of our community. We are committed to taking a lead in sustainability and delivering innovative future energy services.

About the role

Get the power back in your life! At Connetics, our people feel safe in what they do and connected with the team they're working in. They've got a secure future with a trusted brand that’s growing, and most importantly, have the time to do what they love. Switched on?

If you’re a qualified Distribution Line Mechanic with experience in leading teams and managing worksites, Connetics is keen to talk to you. If you are a qualified Distribution Line Mechanic without people leadership experience wanting to take the next step in your career, we encourage you to think big and electrify your career.

You'll be joining a friendly, tight-knit team who look out for one another and keep each other safe. Our teams are given the flexibility and trust to get the job done, because we understand that when your work environment fits your values and lifestyle, it's a better place to be.

About You

Skills /Experience

  • Registered Distribution Line Mechanic with current practicing license
  • Significant experience in overhead line construction and maintenance
  • Network operating competencies as deemed appropriate
  • Supervisory experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Relevant HT License (Class 2, 4)
  • Eligible to work in NZ 

In addition to the qualities above you’ll bring strong written and verbal communication skills, an open mind, and confidence to bring new ideas to the table. You’ll also be happy to travel where you’re needed to maintain and restore networks across the region.

What we offer

At Connetics we offer flexibility and a range of employee benefits to ensure everything is in balance. We trust you to get the job done, and we respect the diversity and uniqueness of our people.

  • Modern, well-maintained fleet of vehicles & plant, including latest tools & equipment
  • Competitive rates & opportunities to earn overtime at the rate of T1.5
  • 5 weeks paid leave after 5 years’ service
  • Long service leave
  • Wellness initiatives – including flu vaccinations & mole map
  • Relocation costs will be considered if relocating to Cromwell
  • Work/life balance in the beautiful Central Otago region

Pre-Employment Tests | Medical & Ministry of Justice

Connetics require all successful applicants to complete a pre-employment Ministry of Justice check, a Pre-Employment medical test which includes a Drug and Alcohol test.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: ETAH37849

Location: Central Otago

Closing Date: Sunday, 18 June 2023