TBM Electrician

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The Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture is seeking an experienced TBM Electrician to join the team on the Central Interceptor Project.

As a TBM Electrician, you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and resolution of breakdowns of our TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine).

What you will be doing:

  • Install and maintain electrical equipment on the TBM as required to meet the Central Interceptor project demands and requirements. 
  • Assemble, test and maintain tunnel electrical equipment using hand and power tools
  • Support TBM production; following cables, lights, optic fibre, and all installation inside TBM
  • Perform and record planned maintenance
  • Assist with the troubleshooting and resolution of electrical issues to minimise production downtime
  • Check and verify incoming plant are safe and fit for purpose 
  • Create and maintain collaborative relationships with Engineers, Mechanics and the wider construction team members

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a TBM Electrician
  • Relevant trade certification
  • EWRB Mining Endorsed full license
  • Knowledge of tools, plant equipment, material, electrical code, NZ standards and regulations
  • Skills in installation, repair and maintenance of TBM electrical equipment. 
  • Knowledge of high and low voltage electrical systems
  • A positive and pro-active approach promoting team work and site safety
  • Knowledge of fault finding and control systems (PLC ideal)
  • Ability to work under pressure, follow instructions and work in a timely and efficient manner
  • Flexible to work shift patterns including weekend work 
  • Construct Safe Level 1 is ideal but not essential - we will provide this training!

The Central Interceptor is New Zealand’s largest ever Wastewater Project consisting of close to 20km of tunnels, more than 17 shafts, a major pump station and substantial wastewater management and network infrastructure works. 

If you are looking to make a positive impact, be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland and the community then we want to hear from you.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Central Interceptor

90 Prospect Terrace
1024 Auckland Directions +64 9 9535 640 View page

We are one family building a better future for Tāmaki Makaurau

If you are looking to make a positive impact and be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland then why not join our team!

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