Industrial Electrician / Instrument Technician


New Zealand Steel, a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueScope, manufactures and markets a range of flat rolled steel products for the building, construction, manufacturing and agricultural sectors.  You may know us for our flagship COLORSTEEL® brand.

What will you be doing

Due to an internal transfer we are looking for an experienced Electrician to join our team of maintenance team of 5 electricians working at our mine site.  As well as holding a current registration you will ideally be qualified in Instrumentation & Control or will be working towards this.

The primary accountability of this position is the repair and maintenance of the operational plant and equipment throughout the mine site.

Hours of work

This is a permanent shift position working a roster of Days and Afternoons.  Applicants should be aware that some overtime and call out work may be necessary.

Day Shift hours are 7am to 3pm and Afternoon Shift hours are 3pm to 11pm

What will you bring to the role

Along with the ability to learn the required skills on the job and produce high quality work in a timely manner, the successful applicant will have;

  • fully registered Electrician with a current practicing licence

  • NZQA Industrial Measurement and Control or equivalent (you may be working towards this)

  • a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a medium/heavy industry and/or mining environment

  • good knowledge and understanding of PLC’s, drives and HV experience

  • a strong team focus while also being comfortable working on your own

  • great communication skills – verbal and written

  • excellent computer literacy, analytical, problem-solving and sounds decision-making skills

  • positive attitude, ability and willingness to take ownership of your work

  • proven good attendance and work history

What we can offer

Being part of the BlueScope brand makes us a strong and successful global company offering connections throughout the world and providing access to resources and tools from the wider business. We believe our people are our strength and embrace diversity and inclusion as we aim to have the right people in the right roles to move us into the future.

We have opportunities for learning and development, unique work location, an excellent remuneration package and a supportive team environment.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 7302

Location: Waikato North Head

Closing Date: Sunday, 31 October 2021