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Full Medical, Life and Income Protection Insurance
About WEL Networks
We’re excited to be innovating and upgrading our ever-growing network and future-proofing our region as we diversify from a traditional lines company into a multi-utility; continuing to play an essential role in the Waikato region's economic and social development.
With the energy landscape changing at pace, we are focussing now more than ever on unlocking our energy potential and realising our vision: to create an innovative energy future.
We are looking for skilled, innovative and enthusiastic team members, passionate about supporting WEL into the future.
About the role
As a Network Asset Inspector, you will support the reliability of our network assets through regular inspections and reporting of overhead lines, equipment and street furniture.
Inspection and recording of asset condition
Testing to determine asset condition and diagnosing results
Photographing assets and recording locations
Raising work requests for urgent repairs or replacement
When requested, attending network faults.
Skills and experience
An uncompromising commitment to Health and Safety
Willingness and ability to work safely alone
Ability to keep motivated and productive without supervision
The ability to work with technology to record data and carry out testing
Level 4 Electrical qualification
This role could also suit someone looking to move to a less hands on role, after a career of working in the field.
At WEL, we look after our people – with medical, life and income protection insurance, a variety of flexible working options, the safest equipment and plenty of upskilling opportunities. We will also help you with relocation expenses when moving into the Waikato.
We are committed to making sure our people go home safe every day, and with a drug and alcohol free worksite we will require you to take a drug and alcohol test before you join us.
How to Apply
At WEL we value diversity and innovation, and want extraordinary people with vision to join us. It is important to us that we get to experience a little bit of the ‘real you’ in your application. Apply now with your CV and please take the time in a cover letter to tell us what really floats your boat – what sets you apart, why you want to be a part of our team and some of your proudest achievements.
View the full position description for more details and if this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, please apply!
Applications close 12 December 2021
We may begin interviewing prior to the closing date, so don’t delay!
Please Note: As an essential service, WEL Networks has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to ensure we can continue to deliver our services and keep our community safe. We require all our employees (and visitors to WEL sites) to be fully vaccinated.