The average hourly pay for an Electrician with Maintenance skills in New Zealand is NZ$29.79.
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Job Description for Electrician
Electricians work for a wide variety of companies, perform a multitude of tasks that generally require close attention to detail and good judgment, and have a journeyman electrician's license. These licenses typically require four years of apprentice work. That time includes some classroom instruction and a good deal of actual fieldwork. Certain states and companies may require a master electrician's license, which entails several more years of experience working as a journeyman. Electricians …Read more
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
- Study and understand electrical schematics.
- Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
- Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.
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Skills in Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Residential and Commercial.
Pay by Experience Level for Electrician
An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$26.33 based on 79 salaries. A mid-career Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$30.32 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$30.80 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$32.
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