Established in 1936, McKay have provided work to electricians in a range of industries for decades. With operations in the commercial, industrial and marine electrical space, McKay works across a diverse range of sectors and projects. This provides our electricians with exciting and varied work, including innovative projects such as solar farms and electric ferries. With progression opportunities available, a range of employee benefits and a great team culture, McKay is an exciting next career move for electricians. Find out more about life at McKay and opportunities for electricians below.  

How to Progress Your Career As An Electrician
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McKay's electricians work on a range of projects across numerous industries including marine, water, industrial, infrastructure, government, commercial and renewables. Our electricians have driven and completed some of New Zealand's most innovative projects - from the Southern Hemisphere's first fully electric ferry to the unique Hundertwasser art gallery. 

Check out some of the exciting projects our electrician's have worked on 👇  

Whangarei District Council Water Automation and SCADA Solution
Ike Rere Electric Ferry Electrical Scope
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McKay's electricians are at the heart of what we do. Our electricians are one of our greatest assets, delivering a diverse scope of work across national and international markets. Want an insight into the day of an electrician at McKay? Read about the experiences of our electricians below. 

Kevin Electrician
Marine Electrician


What benefits do I get working as an Electrician for McKay?

McKay offers a range of benefits, including a tools allowance, subsidised registration fees, health insurance, a work phone and, dependent on role and location, the use of a company vehicle. We also provide additional support including a free confidential counselling service and training opportunities to help you progress your career. 

What progression opportunities are available for electricians at McKay? 

Once you are a qualified Electrician there are various career paths you can take - from specialising in a particular industry, to moving towards supervisory or management roles. McKay provides the ability to upskill and progress for the right candidates. Find out more about the career paths available to you in our latest infographic

What industries can I work in as an electrician at McKay?

Electricians can work in a range of industries. McKay works in numerous industries across New Zealand, providing a range of opportunities for our Electricians. McKay works in the marine, water, infrastructure, industrial, governmental, commercial and renewables sectors. Check out the markets we serve.


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