Technician (CNS) | Christchurch


Firstly, a bit about us:

Airways New Zealand provides air traffic management services across 30 million square kilometres – one of the largest areas of airspace in the world. Aviation is evolving rapidly and we continue to implement new technology for domestic and international customers. Within New Zealand, we operate aerodrome control services or flight information services at 19 locations throughout the country. 

About the role:

We are looking for a highly self-motivated, fit, technically competent and quality-focused Technician to join the South Island Maintenance communications, navigation and surveillance (CNS) team. The focus of your role will be fault rectification, preventative maintenance and installation of CNS and airfield systems at an advanced technical level across the spectacular South Island region. 

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold a Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in engineering along with an Electrician or Electrical Services Technician Practising License.
  • Be adaptable in your work environment and be able to undertake tasks subject to time pressure while maintaining your professionalism to our customers.
  • Be a collaborative team member, who is comfortable briefing and supervising contractors.
  • Have experience in buildings and site maintenance work is essential and you must be safety focussed with excellent operational and situational awareness and personal health, including the ability to climb structures with confidence, work at heights and in a variety of weather conditions.  

Opportunities abound in this role:

Outside of the exposure to a variety of project work, Airways also offers professional growth through the exposure to new technologies in an ever changing industry.  Add the knowledge base of the wide team that supports you, and the additional lifestyle benefits on offer, it’s a very attractive package.

There will be a requirement for travel to work in locations throughout the South Island, and at times night or weekend work may be necessary to meet operational requirements. Once competencies have been achieved, participation in a Standby Roster (typically one week in four) for out of normal working hour’s fault repair is also required. 

Our Values: 

Airways is committed to reflecting the diversity of Aotearoa and creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where people feel they belong and can be their authentic self at work. To achieve this, we are working hard to gain our Rainbow Tick Accreditation to ensure Airways is a safe and welcoming workplace for all employees.

We make our recruitment decisions based on the candidate who is best able to perform the tasks required and encourage applications from diverse candidates.

What’s next?

Don’t miss this opportunity to be at the heart of aviation while engaging with a team of talented, technology professionals.

If this role sounds like you, register your interest today by applying online! Please include your C.V and Cover Letter in your application.

This role will require the successful candidate to undergo drug and alcohol screening, and a criminal conviction check.

Please note - we will be reviewing applications as they come in on a rolling basis and scheduling interviews accordingly.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: TECH060

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Tuesday, 6 December 2022