STMS / Civil Labourer

Join us in 2 newly created roles! Join our growing team and help us manage site safety and traffic around our network. One role based in Levin, one on the beautiful Kapiti Coast!
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  • Newly created roles
  • Levin and Paraparaumu locations
  • Great hourly rate + benefits, fantastic crews to work with

About the Electra Group

We are a dynamic, forward-thinking and innovative local business, part of a vibrant community in the Horowhenua and Kapiti regions of New Zealand. We have been servicing our customers and the community for more than 90 years and believe the key to our success is our people, the community support we receive, our product innovation and diversification into new industries. The Electra Group consists of Electra Ltd, and Electra Services (trading as Securely). 

Electra is committed to living our values of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountability and Integrity. We continually strive for excellence in everything that we do.  

About the role

This is a new chapter, providing internal support to our field crews, when it comes to traffic management, now is your chance to be part of an amazing organisation

The key purpose of these roles is to undertake temporary traffic management and minor civil works within our Service Delivery team related to all aspects of capital and third party works, across the Electra Network.

You will be:

  • Trenching and excavating of sites using both hand held tools and equipment and heavy machinery
  • Establishing Traffic Management requirements for allocated jobs
  • Setting up the Traffic Management Plan on site
  • Managing traffic on site
  • Completing all relevant documentation (hazard sheets, traffic management plan)
  • Responsible to close down the site
  • Assisting line crews with various tasks including heavy plant operation, laying duct and hauling

You’ll bring to this role:

  • At least an STMS level 1 Practicing qualification
  • Full, clean class 1 Drivers License
  • Exceptional adherence and advocacy when it comes to Health and Safety
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent time keeping and reliability
  • 2 excellent references
  • A fantastic attitude to get in and learn on the job!

We’d love to have people that have already been in a role like this, but are open to people new to the industry with STMS qualifications, it’s all about the attitude and willingness to learn and get stuck in.  Of course, you will be physically fit and able, as there is a lot of heavy lifting and physical work.

 Job benefits and perks

This role has a competitive salary that will be matched to your skills and expertise, a generous well-being package plus career and professional development, all based in Levin!

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

25 Bristol Street
5510 Levin Directions 0212022809 View page


33 Tongariro Street
5032 Paraparaumu Directions 0212022809 View page

Electra Benefits

We offer some great benefits and perks when working at Electra, See these below!

  • Training and Development 💻🌏

    The continued training and development of our staff keeps them motivated, challenged and keen to continue their employment with us!

    Alongside our Line Mechanic Traineeship, we have also facilitated more than 12 industry-related courses, and we’ve spent more than $13.4m in training our staff!

    What does this mean for you? The chance to hone your skills, learn new ones, and progress through the organisation.

  • Health and Wellbeing🏥♥

    At Electra, we’re committed to the health and wellbeing of all of our staff. Below, see what we offer, it’s pretty amazing!

    • Medical Insurance through Southern Cross to our employees, and discounts to their immediate families.

    • Southern Cross members can enjoy additional benefits from their Wellbeing
    partners, such as Specsavers, OPSM,
    Lumino the Dentists, Southern Cross Pet
    Insurance and many more.

    • Life Insurance cover – for our permanent staff members who work more than 15 hours per week.

    • Voluntary flu vaccinations for our employees are provided.

    • Bi-annual mole checks are available to our employees.

    • We offer an Employee Assistance Program to support our staff. We know that people navigate good times and bad times, our EAP program provides confidential counselling services and practical assistance to assist with mental and physical wellbeing struggles.

    • Introducing our “Fit for work” program – This approach prepares our field crews for the day through physical warm-ups and ensure complete recovery for those in physical jobs out in the field through physical warm-downs.

    • Other on-going wellbeing initiatives such as assisting with financial wellbeing. Employees have the opportunity to meet with a Financial Advisor to seek advice on reducing debt, investments, reviewing mortgage and interest rates, just to name a few.

    • Ergonomic work-stations and electronic standing desks are provided to suit everyone’s physical wellbeing.

  • A commitment to your safety🥽🦺

    We are committed to industry safety best practice and want to ensure you get home safely each and every day. We provide the most suitable and up-to-date PPE available to all of our field staff.

  • Competitive Remuneration💲💰

    We know that attracting and retaining the best talent in the market is tough. That is why we are committed to providing market-leading remuneration across our roles. Couple this with our regional locations and the affordable house pricing that comes with them, you’ll be well looked after.

  • Superannuation💲💰

    We offer Kiwisaver across the Electra Group with a company scheme tailored specifically to our staff.

  • Free on and off-site parking available 🚗👮‍♀️

  • Relocation 🏠✈

    Relocation assistance will be considered on a case by case basis.

Workplace and Culture

Across the region, we strive to (and think we’re doing an excellent job) of making Electra a fun, inclusive, challenging, innovative and safe place to work!

We pride ourselves on our core values, of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountable and Integrity, and these values flow through every facet of work we undertake.

We work hard, but we also love to have fun, from plentiful celebrations to Line Mechanic competitions, quiz nights and family fun days, we sure know how to come together.

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