Line Mechanic - Pole Assessor


Line Mechanic - Pole Assessor

  • Seeking knowledgeable and experienced Line Mechanics to undertake Pole Inspection work
  • A strong focus on safety and attention to detail
  • Opportunities to work in amazing locations across the entire Orion Network

Mō mātou- About Connetics

With our head office based in Christchurch and another depot in Cromwell and Tawa, we’re responsible for constructing and maintaining overhead and underground lines and equipment across these locations. Providing such a critical service is no easy task and we know that to be the best, our people need to be connected, safe, and involved.

Bring your technical expertise to Connetics, and you’ll get more of what matters. More satisfaction, a more active role in problem-solving and decision-making, and more life in a day.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi- About the role

We are seeking experienced candidates, specifically in Overhead lines, who are keen to do something different. You will be fully competent in Lines work and be able to assess power poles for any maintenance requirements. You will be self-motivated and enjoy working autonomously.  This role will take you across the entire Orion Network which means you will be taking in some exceptional views’ day to day.

About You

  • Line Mechanic registration with current EWRB License (or able to be renewed)
  • A background in distribution
  • Experience reading and interpreting utility plans
  • Current and valid driver’s licence class 2 advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience using a laptop/mobile device (to enter pole assessment details)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Great attitude and likes to keep busy

We provide (and pay for) all the training and licences you need to do your job. You’ll also find a great range of staff benefits, including long service leave, allowances, and an employer that understands you have a life outside work. If you’re joining us from outside Canterbury, we’ll even help you out with relocation costs.

You can look forward to joining a friendly, social team who have a great time together, look out for one another, and are absolutely committed to everyone’s safety.

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, as well as confirmation that you are fully vaccinated for Covid-19. 

Applications close: 12 October 2022

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: IOAJ27722

Location: Canterbury Region

Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 October 2022