Trainee | Apprentice Electrical Fitter | Christchurch

Get the power back in your life! At Connetics, our people feel safe and secure in what they do and connected with the team they're working with. With our head office based in Christchurch and other depots in Cromwell and Wellington, we’re responsible for constructing and maintaining overhead and underground lines and equipment across these locations.

We are seeking applications from candidates who would like to be part of our 2023 Electrical Fitter Apprenticeship Programme.

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate a passion for learning and development, are highly motivated team players, aspire to be the best in their field and are committed to finishing their apprenticeship. When the programme is successfully completed apprentices will have a National Certificate in Electrical Supply Industry, Registration and a Practicing Licence as a Distribution Electrician. See our job description below with all the nuts and bolts on what experience you'll need.

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.

 At Connetics, you'll also benefit from:

  • Long-service leave
  • Health and wellbeing perks, including free and confidential counselling, annual flu vaccines, mole checks, and biennial mini-medicals
  • Recognition programmes including in-the-moment recognition, and awards for teams and individuals
  • Career development opportunities such as seminars, training and leadership development
  • Mentoring for professional and personal pursuits from mentors across the CCHL Group
  • Social perks including super cheap rates at our Hanmer Holiday House, family fun events, breakfast events and Social Club gatherings
Get in touch today if you're after a secure career that will give you the power to get the best out of your life.


More details

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Electrical Pre-Trade completed (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of Year 11 Maths and English 
  • The ability to read and interpret instructions and plans
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • An understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace

Pre-employment tests - Medical and 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: CQAJ37803

Location: Canterbury Region

Closing Date: Friday, 31 March 2023