Maintenance Electrician - Palmerston North

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Trades
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:IPLEX / 16677
  • Closing Date:13 Feb 2021


Iplex Pipelines NZ is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand.  We manufacture and supply pipeline systems for a diverse range of applications including: Water supply, sewerage, energy, stormwater, irrigation, rural, communications, and Industrial.  We have approximately 180 employees across operational sites in Palmerston North, Christchurch and Ashburton, with our commercial head office in Auckland.

We are looking for a Qualified Maintenance Electrician to join our Manufacturing Team at our Palmerston North site.

About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful person to join our team of Electricians, reporting to the Services Manager. The role is responsible for carrying out work to ensure we have equipment available to our production team for 24 hour, 7 day operations. This will include carrying out planned preventative maintenance and repairs, assisting on installation and layout projects and maintaining our EHS standards. 

About you
To be suitable for this role you will need to have:
•      A minimum qualification of Trade Certificate.
•      Experience in Industrial 3 phase systems, electronic control systems and pneumatic systems.
•      Experience with the installation and fault finding of PLCs, touch screen technology, PID temperature and pressure controllers and VSDs.
•      Experience in plant maintenance, preferably in the plastics industry.
•      Excellent planning and self-organisation skills.
•      Good written and verbal communication skills.
•      Strong computer skills and knowledge of Electrical drawings.
•      Current Electrical registration.

The opportunity
As part of Fletcher Building we offer employees a range of organisational benefits including product discounts, access to our employee education fund and a range of development programmes. We are a well-established organisation that provides a positive working environment and career development opportunities. 

If this sounds like you then please apply by the links provided or for any questions email Janine Prakash, TA Business Partner at