technical officer | energy safety | auckland in Auckland

elaena martin, randstad
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As part of the Energy Safety team, you’ll liaise with the best in New Zealand industry. This role has a significant impact on electrical and gas safety through interventions which change industry and public behaviour.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A tertiary or professional, electrical trade, gas fitting or related occupation qualification and extensive relevant industry experience.
  • High technical knowledge and a good understanding of industry issues and the wider stakeholder network.
  • Ability and initiative to recognise where safety outcomes could be achieved.
  • Sound knowledge of the administration of regulatory frameworks including enforcement and compliance mechanisms.
  • Ability to self-manage work portfolios and work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret and administer legislative requirements and write technical reports in “plain English”.

About the Energy Safety team

The Energy Safety Team's focus is on regulating electricity and gas safety throughout New Zealand. We oversee the safety and supply quality requirements of the Electricity Act 1992 and the Gas Act 1992 and are responsible for developing and applying internationally accepted standards for New Zealand's electricity and gas safety and supply quality.

They offer a supportive team environment and are committed to career development. If you are looking to be recognised for your valuable knowledge of the industry or you are already working in the electricity sector and are passionate about safety, we welcome your application.

Benefits at WorkSafe

WorkSafe offer a range of benefits, including free life, trauma and income protection insurance packages, discounts on health insurance and eye care, and learning and development opportunities.

About WorkSafe

WorkSafe is New Zealand’s primary workplace health and safety regulator. Our Chief Executive Phil Parkes leads over 600 staff based across New Zealand who are working to lift health and safety performance, supporting New Zealanders to return home from work healthy and safe.

How to apply

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Applications close on Sunday 20th June 2021.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Audit, Health & Safety, Electrical, Gas, Energy Safety, Compliance, Regulations, Enforcement, Policy


WorkSafe’s Energy Safety team is committed to promoting and ensuring the safe supply and use of electricity and gas. It works with industry to promote high safety and quality standards in networks, installations and products.

Their team of expert technical officers and advisors educate, advise on, investigate, audit, and ensure compliance (enforce) the safety and supply quality frameworks for electricity and gas established by legislation, standards and codes of practice.

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification