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Line Mechanic

Kaimahi Waea Kawe Kōrero

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Line mechanics install, repair and maintain overhead and underground power lines.


Line mechanics with up to five years’ experience usually earn

$34K-$60K per year

Line mechanics with five or more years' experience usually earn

$60K-$100K per year

Source: Connexis and Hard Hat Recruits, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a line mechanic are good due to a shortage of workers.
A line mechanic works on a power line

Line mechanics repair and replace power cables

Last updated 18 January 2019