Apprentice Industrial Automation Electrician

Apprentice Industrial Automation Electrician – Nelmac

Looking for a change or to kick start your career?

If you like building robotics and tinkering out in your back shed with technical Automation and /or Mechanical projects, then we have the perfect job for you!

Join a team in a work environment with plenty of variety and the opportunity to train, and develop your career in the sought-after, highly specialised area of electrical industrial automation.

This role will participate in all aspects of electrical installation and maintenance work, to contribute to overall delivery across the team, which is part of Nelmac’s Water Division.

You will need a genuine interest and aptitude to work with Computers, PLCs, RTU’s, Telemetry systems and control devices. Relevant experience would be beneficial but not essential as ideally, we are looking for someone with good practical skill sets and an excellent can-do attitude.

Full training will be provided for all areas where you do not currently have the experience and you will work towards an industry approved Electrical Qualification.

You must have a good awareness and understanding of Health and Safety and be prepared to undertake training for working in confined spaces and hazardous areas.

Your great communication skills will ensure you operate well in a high performing team, always delivering outstanding service to our customers. You will also be able to operate autonomously, as and when required.

You will be provided with a laptop, phone, PPE, specific tools and all Health and Safety equipment required for the role. Once established, there is the requirement that you will participate in an on- call roster. This is a great opportunity to get trade qualified as a specialist Electrician.

All applicants must have a clean driver’s licence, NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa, and will be required to undergo pre-employment medical checks and drug screening.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact:

Craig Spratt: Electrical Services Team Leader.  M: 021 738 161.

For a copy of the position description please email

ALL applications should be made via the Nelmac website careers section:

Please apply by Monday 23rd September 2019