Position Summary:

The electrician is responsible for performing skilled electrical work in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures in accordance with AS/NZS Electrical standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs, alters, maintains, and repairs electrical wiring systems and equipment, both high and low voltage, air distribution systems, pumps, transformers, motors, and appliances.
  • Understands electrical plans for new home builds, commercial buildings, and electrical equipment.
  • Draws circuits on a diagram for controls.
  • Design functional electric circuitry for electrical systems.
  • Locate and adjust defects in electrical systems and equipment.
  • Installs electrical fittings in existing houses, buildings, and/or other structures.
  • Estimate labour or material costs or amounts from blueprints or work plans.
  • Invoices for the labour and material used at each job.
  • Express ideas on technical problems clearly and concisely orally and in writing in the English language.
  • Liaise with clients and/or other relevant personnel.
  • Keep clients informed of tasks completed and/or timeframes to complete tasks.
  • Comply with New Zealand laws and regulations regarding safety.
  • Adheres to all company safety guidelines.
  • Use and care for hand tools and equipment necessary to perform various electrical repair tasks.
  • Meets company attendance requirements.
  • Meets company uniform appearance and grooming standards.
  • Completed relevant tasks as requested by other managers and/or team members.

Qualifications and requirements:

Must hold a New Zealand electrical certificate (be a qualified electrician).

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

An employee must be able to distinguish between the full range of colours in the colour spectrum to work with electrical wires. Use graphic instructions such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids; measure distances with a tape measure or other measuring device. From time to time, work in small, cramped areas such as ceiling crawl spaces, equipment enclosures, closets, etc.; climb ladders or steps to reach the work area; work at heights greater than ten feet. Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time; work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements; move heavy objects with proper equipment; and travel across rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces.

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