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Engineering & Electrical

Electrician/Electronic Tech

Mainsail Electronics Limited

Electrician, Electronics, Electrics
March 23, 2023
Preferred employment option

Position Description

Mainsail Electronics are electronic and systems specialists who specialize in marine electronics and electrical. Based on the Hibiscus Coast, we are a mobile business servicing Auckland City Marina's, Sandspit, Whangarei and beyond. Our work ranges from luxury power boats and yachts to offshore and inshore race yachts.

We are looking for a highly motivated, qualified Electrician/Electronic Technician to join our team, with hands on experience in the marine industry preferred. This role has the potential for long term career opportunities for the right person.

The successful applicant, will be well presented, have a full, clean NZ driver's license and a keen interest in the marine industry. Our clients are important to us, so your verbal & written communication must be top notch along with the ability to cope well under pressure with time limits. You will be able to operate with a high level of autonomy which in turn requires time management skills & trustworthiness. Our preference would be someone that possesses a range of complementary skills with a practical, common sense approach.

Key responsibilities

Your main role is electronic & electrical fault finding, service and installation. This will include battery and charging systems, inverters and solar systems, electronic navigation systems, communications and entertainment systems. Assist with the design and specification of equipment and systems. There will be travel both national and international from time to time.

Qualifications and experience

Our ideal candidate will be qualified with a minimum of 3-4 years experience, ideally in the marine sector, and be able to demonstrate the following:

Proven electrical experience within the marine industry
Experience with installation and termination of cabling in a marine environment
Excellent knowledge and skill in the interpretation of marine electrical schematics
Experience with navigational systems, digital switching and lithium batteries
Ability to take direction and ownership of the role and having an eye for detail
An aptitude for information technology
An aptitude for problem solving
Excellent fault finding skills

To be successful in this role you will need:

You have a strong work ethic and motivation to upskill
You take great pride in your work with strong attention to detail
You are able to work independently and as part of a team as required
You are comfortable dealing and working with a wide range of personalities
You are customer focused
You have the ability to build strong and positive working relationships
You are accountable, responsible and reliable
You have a positive attitude towards health and safety
You understand that systems and paperwork are important

We offer:
In return we offer a competitive remuneration package to the right applicant which will include a company vehicle, company phone, laptop, and uniform.

Working Hours - 42.5 hours per week between 8.00am and 5pm weekdays.
There will be overtime as required and working away from home occasionally.

Only written applications will be accepted. Please send a cover letter and your resume to Cheree Lewis at

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. If you are not a New Zealand or Australian citizen, you must have the right to permanent residence.

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Mainsail Electronics Limited
Mainsail Electronics Limited
Mainsail Electronics are electronic and systems specialists who specialize in marine electronics and electrical.
Mainsail Electronics Limited