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Utility Arborist

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Published Date

22 August 2022

Job Location

Rangiora, North Canterbury

About the Job

MainPower New Zealand Limited owns and operates the electricity distribution network across North Canterbury.

Utility Arborist

Rangiora, North Canterbury

Winner of the 2021 NZ Energy Excellence Awards Wellbeing category.

We are seeking a qualified Utility Arborist to join our experienced team of Utility Arborists who control vegetation growth threatening the electricity distribution network in the North Canterbury region.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • 2+ years’ work experience in vegetation control work and undertaking tree work near electrical supply lines.

  • Level 4 National Certificate in Arboriculture

  • An absolute commitment to workplace and public safety

  • A strong customer service focus

  • A high level of physical fitness, confidence working at heights and a passion for working in the outdoors

  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude

  • Minimum current Class-2 heavy vehicle driver’s licence. Class-4 heavy vehicle driver’s licence and T (tracks), W (wheels) and F (forklift) driver licence endorsements desirable.

At MainPower we strive to make things happen and make it better, and this is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of that. We are committed to attracting the very best people and can offer the ideal candidate a constructive workplace culture, future training and development and attractive employment benefits, including health insurance, and a nine-day fortnight work option.

To apply for this position, you must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa. Employment with MainPower is subject to pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing.

For more information and a full position description please visit:

To make confidential inquiries, please contact Daryl (Del) Smith on 027 414 2746 or to apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to:

Applications close on Friday 16 September 2022.

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