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Energy Careers

Overview | He whakamārama

Control and instrumentation (C & I) technicians provide specialist knowledge and support to Genesis’s energy sites to ensure that we meet all our business goals and targets and can continue to power homes across Aotearoa. Control and Instrumentation technicians have sound knowledge of Genesis control systems and the components that make them up. A large part of their roles consists of installing and maintaining measurement instruments for example temperature, flow or vibration measuring devices.

The Work | Ngā mahi

As a C & I Technician, you will:

  • Undertake investigations of plant and equipment to support the implementation of new systems and technologies to create optimal performance of our machinery
  • Utilise digital systems to capture all plant knowledge through comprehensive reporting of failures and glitches
  • Ensure the performance and calibration of plant instrumentation and programming
  • Manage all relevant control and instrumentation data and ensure this is displayed to plant operations teams
  • Working Environment | Wāhi mahi

    Control and instrumentation technicians are based at our thermal and renewable generation sites. They work around all parts of our turbines and machinery.

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    Tools and Equipment | Taputapu

    A control and instrumentation technician use diagnostic equipment and software such as a calibrator, multimeter and oscilloscope.


    A control and instrumentation technician work on-site at our power stations, so, you’ll catch them wearing some steel cap boots, bright orange overalls and a hard hat to keep themselves safe on the job.

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