Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent




•    On the job and in-house training opportunities.
•    $64,185 - $79,005 per annum + 6.75% superannuation.
•    5 weeks annual leave.

The role/Te mahi

This Electrician position, within the Trade Services team is responsible for repair, maintenance, alterations, and new electrical install work across the Dunedin Campus. Our Electricians thrive on the varied work that the University portfolio provides and quickly enjoy becoming the source of professional advice for our clients on all electrical trade matters.

You will have the opportunity to work on large and meaningful projects across a mixture of residential, and commercial projects, ensuring that the University of Otago buildings and utilities continue to be a safe environment for our students and staff to study and work.

The campus environment has a number of highly serviced buildings with cutting edge control systems installed so there is good opportunity for you to sharpen or develop your skills in controls building management systems

Your skills and experience/ Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

Ideally you will be a qualified and experienced Electrician, with practical and sound knowledge of the Electrical sector.

Other desired qualifications/experience include:
•    Current NZ Electrician Registration and current Electrical Practicing Licence.
•    Practical and sound knowledge of the Electrical sector.
•    Experience in Electrical and Controls installation and maintenance.
•    Comprehensive understanding of the Building Act, Electrical standards, regulations, and Health and Safety requirements.

Controls experience would be an advantage.

About our Team/Mō te tīma

Property Services, as part of the wider University of Otago is a Division responsible for buildings with a replacement cost of NZ$2.5 billion, and more than 22,000 hectares of land. With over 3,500 University Staff and 20,000 students, it can be a bit like helping to run a small town.

We deploy, support and maintain a wide and exciting array of equipment and facilities including state-of-the-art research laboratories, large student accommodation facilities, and a variety of multi-use space from teaching facilities through to restaurant and café venues.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full time (40 hours week), permanent position.

Salary listed is the base rate. On-call, overtime rates and merit band progression available.

We offer competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave, a 6.75% superannuation scheme, and the ability to achieve real work/life balance.  More information regarding employee benefits can be found here: Employee Benefits

Applications from candidates with Māori and Pacific backgrounds or strong competencies in these areas are warmly encouraged.

For further information, or to discuss the role in confidence – please contact Russ Linwood, Trade Services Operations Manager, via the contact details below.

Application/ Tono

To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2202031 will close on Wednesday, 23 November 2022. #LI-DNI

Additional Information

Contact: Russ Linwood

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range
 Electrician ($64,185 to $79,005)
 Trades Services
Job Function
 Trades Workers

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