Main objectives: Perform technical tasks, normally under the direction and supervision of a maintenance engineer (electrical or mechanical) contributory to design, development, construction, installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Assist in research and development work on electrical systems and equipment.
  • Prepare detailed estimates of quantities and cost of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation.
  • Install, repair, test, find faults and maintain equipment.
  • Assist with technical supervision of manufacture and repair of electrical systems or equipment.
  • Be involved in the design of complex electrical installations and control circuits under the supervision of an engineer
  • Ensure safety and design standards are met.

Typical qualifications and experience: Three to four year University degree or New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical).