Communications Technician in Auckland at Ventia

Date Posted: 9/27/2022

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Job Description

  • Join one of New Zealand’s most attractive places to work for
  • Enjoy variety and diversity in the work that you do
  • Support critical and essential infrastructure that connect the community

Ventia has an excellent opportunity for hardworking and motivated individuals to join their Digital Networks Infrastructure (DNI) team based in Auckland


This is an exciting role where you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects for large, high-profile organizations that provide critical infrastructure in the electricity and communications sector.

You will be joining a small, yet well-established and experienced team where you can get training, and portable skills and career opportunities that will set you up for life!


You will be working as part of a team responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of ccommunication equipment, cabling and switching equipment inside client premises. This may include the following:

  • CCTV, WAP Installation and Maintenance
  • WiFi Site surveys
  • Comms cabinet and Router Installations and Maintenance
  • Indoor/Outdoor Horizontal and Vertical cabling of Copper and Fibre
  • Installation, commissioning and repair of appropriate data cabling


As the successful candidate, you will need to have proven Outside Plant experience for a minimum of 2 years after training.  Experience within the NZ telecommunications network is desirable but not essential.

You will also need to have the demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with other team members.

Other experience required:

  • Basic Handyman skills; Skilled in using powered and hand tools
  • Knowledge of CCTV & WAP Technology
  • Knowledge of ITC technology-CCNA, ISO
  • Knowledge of Structured Cabling Copper & Fibre

Education and qualifications:

  • Class 1 & 2 NZ Drivers Licence
  • Basic understanding of Ethernet, IP, WiFi
  • Telecommunications technician Certification Level 3 will be beneficial
  • In service Training for Fibre will be beneficial
  • Strong computer skills (experience in O365 )
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills

Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the role, you will be required to feel comfortable with a large degree of work flexibility

This position may require the incumbent to work independently; working in outage time and may require overnight on weekdays, and day/night work on weekends (including Sunday)


If this sounds like a role you will be keen on, Apply now by clicking on the “APPLY” button on this page.

For inquiries, please email Marie Sinajon, Talent Acquisition Specialist at or text 0275111913

Short-listed candidates must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test and a Ministry of Justice check.


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success


One of Australasia's largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history. Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it. Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it's what unites and excites us.

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