Live Line (Glove & Barrier) Mechanic

Do you regard yourself as a specialist in working on live power lines? If yes, we would like you to come and work for us! 

WEL Networks owns and manages the electrical lines network in Hamilton and the greater Waikato area. We are proud to provide a highly reliable electricity supply to over 90,000 homes and businesses.  With a staff of around 250, working out of our modern, purpose built complex in Te Rapa we provide a fully integrated electricity network management service which includes planning, design, delivery and operation.

We are looking for a person with the aptitude, attitude and experience to join our highly skilled team in supporting distribution network services.

We are looking for a fully trained Live Line (Glove & Barrier) Mechanic who can bring with them the following:

  • An uncompromising commitment to health and safety.

  • An appropriate trade qualification and demonstrated experience in the operation and maintenance of an electricity distribution network in a live environment.  The work is challenging and you will undertake varied and interesting work that includes both maintenance and project work.

  • Of course, knowledge of WEL’s network will be an added advantage.

WEL offers a competitive package and a professional working environment - we look after our people. 

We will help you with relocation expenses if you are moving into our area and our staff benefits include fully funded medical and life insurance!

If you feel this role is a good fit for your current skills and future aspirations, please submit an online application at – where you can also see a detailed position description.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: IEAN914637

Location: Hamilton

Closing Date: Friday, 4 October 2019