JOB | HV Cable Jointer 11/22kV | Location Dunedin NZ | Apply Here

Published 27 Jul 2020

  • Location | Dunedin New Zealand
  • A fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader
  • Close-knit team

Published one behalf of Red Hat Recruits by Thorne & Derrick International

Martin Walker | Senior Consultant and Account Manager at New Zealand’s market leaders in Power Distribution and Transmission, Fire Detection & Protection.

Our client is seeking an EWRB registered Cable Jointer to join their team in Dunedin, installing cables, terminations and joints.

About the Role

We are seeking safety conscious qualified and experienced Cable Jointer to join our team to perform jointing and termination of cables from LV up to 11kV and 22kV along with solid experience in the electricity distribution sector.

The ideal candidate will have a current EWRB Cable Jointer practising licence and the ability to work in New Zealand.

You will need to have excellent communication skills, be able to cope with the physical demands of the role, work to a high standard and have an excellent safety record as well as a clean NZ driver’s licence.

If you are a team player with a ‘can do and will do’ attitude, please apply today.


  • HV and LV cable jointing and termination
  • Compliance, commissioning + test experience of cable jointing up to 22kV
  • Adhering to best practice
  • Compliance with health, safety, environmental and regulatory requirements
  • Excavates and reinstates underground cable installation sites.
  • Installs cables, terminations and joints in polymeric and/or paper insulated power cables.
  • Installation, replacement and repair of underground distribution assets

Skills & Experience

  • NZ Electrical Registration (EWRB) and current practicing licence
  • Level 4 Cable Jointer qualification
  • HV | LV Cable Jointing experience, 11kV (essential), 22kV (advantage)
  • Comfort around working at heights advantageous
  • Full Class 1 NZ Drivers licence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Compliance with health, safety, environmental and regulatory requirements


If you meet the above criteria, we welcome your application including your CV and cover letter in Word format via Seek.

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