Area Supervisor



People & HR, Operations
Central America
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
  • Full Time
  • Application Closes 05 Jul 2024
  • Otago - Central Otago
  • Electrician

The McKay Group of companies ( is now one of the largest privately owned electrical organisations in New Zealand with extensive knowledge in design, automation, and heavy industrial & commercial electrical engineering.

We are a nationwide multi-disciplinary electrical contracting and electrical engineering company. We undertake projects in NZ and around the world giving our people options, exciting projects and careers.

We are currently looking for an Area Supervisor to join our friendly team in Cromwell. In this role you will be responsible for providing efficient co-ordination and supervision to ensure customer requirements are met, in a safe and efficient manner on electrical maintenance contracts within the region.

If you are a highly motivated, energetic, quick thinking individual with the ability to effectively lead a team and to ensure all work, contracts and project plans are carried out to required levels of service, then we want to hear from you! The role is diverse and incorporates a good mix of field and office based work and is primarily focused on communicating with staff, suppliers and clients in person or via phone or email.

In addition to the attributes mentioned above, to be successful in this role you require:

  • Must be currently located in NZ and have the legal right to live and work in NZ.
  • Strong written english and verbal communication skills. Typing and good spelling/grammar are advantageous.
  • Must be EWRB registered and have a current practicing license.
  • A current driver’s license, class 2 benefical to drive cherry pickers etc.
  • Strong customer service skills and calm under pressure.
  • Previous exprience in estimating, quoting and contract financial management would be beneficial.
  • A background in streetlight and general electrical maintenance would be advantageous.
  • Temporary Traffic Management knowledge and experience working in the council and highway road corridor.
  • RAMM asset management software (Pocket RAMM and RAMM HTML).
  • People skills and a friendly helpful nature are a must, this is a VERY people-oriented role. We currently have a great team that work well together, the right personality for this role is crucial.

If you wish to apply for this position then please complete the application form and submit online through this site with your CV, covering letter and any supporting documentation.