Industrial Maintenance Electrician

Timaru or Oamaru Based – Industrial Electrician
Industrial Electrician role, paying great rates, working with a team of electricians, in a large industrial site. Fixed term or permanent contract.
The Client
Our client has a strong focus on innovation and quality. They specialize in design and implementation of industrial electrical automation systems, and provide control solutions for industrial applications like automated plant machinery or bulk materials handling systems etc. They also have maintenance electricians to trouble shoot and optimize these systems.
The Role
Currently our client has a maintenance electrician shift cover role going contracted to a large industrial site. The site is increasing their production volume and requires more staff hours to match this increase. Our client has a team of maintenance electricians contracted to the site which you would be a part of. The client also has a team of install electricians on site too.
The day to day tasks will include, diagnosing maintenance issues, devising solutions, and carrying out electrical servicing and/or maintenance to a high standard in a professional manner. Previous work and knowledge of protocols for working in a clean, hygienic environment would be a bonus.

To be suitable for this position you will need the following attributes:

  • Trade/Tertiary qualified in an electrical field
  • Must have Full NZ Electrical Registration (EWRB)
  • Have familiarity working with PLC, HMI, SCADA, VSD and instrumentation 
  • Experienced with fast moving, highly automated production machinery
  • Able to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Applied knowledge of process control systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills as you will be dealing with a wide cross section of operators, engineers and plant owners / managers etc.

This role is a shift role with 12-hour shifts, 4 days on, 4 days off. A vehicle will be provided to get to site and travel time and petrol costs to and from the site will be covered in addition to normal shift hours. For permanent contracts health insurance is offered.
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a well-established and specialist team with a competitive hourly rate.

To Apply
To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, alternatively for a confidential and discreet enquiry contact David Milmine on 0800 171 000 or email

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.