Electrical Apprentice - Industrial

Location: Ashburton, Ashburton District, Canterbury
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 200206536_1630369140
  • Flexibility to train 1st, 2nd or 3rd year apprentices
  • Gain exposure to a modern food manufacturing facility
  • Gain support throughout your journey to obtain NZ Certificate in Electrical Engineering Level 4, and your electrical practising certificate

If you want to make the 'world your oyster' what better way to do it than developing your career within the industrial electrical sector! Your training will see you being exposed to all aspects of electrical maintenance and repairs, with exposure to plant installations, and commissioning within a busy food manufacturing environment.

Located just north of Ashburton our client is a nationwide, essential business and is a leading manufacturer of food products within their field. They are committed to training and supporting well rounded, high calibre industrial electricians. As a site they have the flexibility to develop 1st. 2nd or 3rd year apprentices, or someone with a trade based international qualification that requires NZ experience (eg a Millwright).

You will join a collaborative team of dedicated and knowledgeable tradespeople who are responsible for a 24/7 food processing operation that utilises some of the industry's most up to date technologies. You will be well supported throughout your training, allowing you to develop the qualifications and skills that will provide the foundation for a lifelong career.

To be the perfect fit for this apprenticeship programme you will

  • Bring a genuine passion and interest in all things electrical
  • You are likely to be a person who enjoys pulling things apart, as well as having a good mechanical aptitude
  • You will enjoy a mix of practical hands on learning, with academic/theory based assessments
  • You will be logical, someone who follows process and someone who can think on their feet
  • You will be a self starter who is motivated and willing to listen and learn.
  • If looking for a first year apprenticeship you will have a minimum of NCEA level 2, and a pre-trade course would be held in high regard
  • A restricted drivers licence.

The role will be a Monday to Friday role during the first part of your training, with the possibility of moving to a shift roster as your training progresses.

Opportunities like this do not come up very often, so if this is where you want your career then we want to hear from you. Apply online with a CV and cover letter that highlights your suitability for this role.

For more information please call Lisa Edwards at AWF on 021949174.

Applications for this vacancy close Monday 20 September 2021