Protection & Communications Technician

  • Company:
    Downer Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end to end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners. Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team. Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms.

The Role:

We are looking for qualified Power Technicians and Communications Technicians based in our Auckland Depot. You will be a key member of our Technician team providing services including construction, maintenance, and fault diagnosis/rectification on all network equipment and installations. You will be working on existing and state of the art high spec equipment associated with HV protection, SCADA, Comms.

About You:

Ideally you will be a skilled Power Technician with HV, substation or power transmission experience. To really impress us you will also have knowledge of SCADA Communications, however we will support further training to develop your career. It is essential that you offer:

  • A relevant technical qualification in the Power Industry
  • HV Protection system installation and testing
  • High Voltage equipment testing and commissioning
  • Experience with the maintenance and installation of SCADA and communication equipment
  • A methodical aptitude with attention to detail including an ability to work under pressure
  • Extensive industry related experience
  • Team focus and customer focussed
  • Excellent commitment to Health and Safety
  • Full NZ drivers licence
  • Current New Zealand practicing licence
  • We Offer:

    A role with us can advance your career and expand your skills. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team, working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job. 

    Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. 

    Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free – all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

    Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don’t delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible. 

    Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.