Join our team

If you're looking for a role you can be passionate about in a supportive environment, join the Powerco whānau.

A place where your work matters

Be part of a team and get involved in meaningful projects that make a real difference in your community. We're committed to Aotearoa's goal of being carbon neutral by 2050, and that means taking care of our networks today with the future in mind. We give back in all the communities we're part of with activities like tree planting, laptops in schools and lighting up local events. Our team's mahi doesn't go unnoticed. We're a GradNewZealand best employer, the Electricity Engineer's Association's Young Engineer of the Year 2021 is on the team, and our Look Up! campaign won a PR Institute of New Zealand best influencer award.

Kathryn Gillum

Watch Investment Optimisation Manager Kathryn Gillum talk about how her work matters at Powerco and that it’s a great place to grow your career. 

A place that truly values a work/life balance

Get the balance right with our flexible work options. Whether you need to switch up your hours or work away from the office, we support you to get the job done around the other commitments in your life. You can also opt to buy extra leave to follow your personal interests or spend more time with friends and family, or take advantage of our paid volunteering days to build relationships with your team and your community. We've also got your health covered with a comprehensive fully-funded medical insurance scheme that includes free GP visits, specialist cover and no excess when you make a claim.

Gareth Douglas

Watch Applications Analyst Gareth Douglas share his story about the support his young family received through Powerco. 

A place to be yourself

We support you to bring your best self to work. We're GenderTick accredited and committed to growing the number of women in our organisation and reducing the gender pay gap. We've established Te Puāwai o Powerco to grow our understanding of Te Ao Māori, while our partnerships with Champions of Change, Rainbow Tick and Gender Tick are seeing us make progress towards becoming a more inclusive and accessible workplace. Whatever your identity, relationships, passions or strengths, we foster a workplace where you can reach your potential.

Graduate Programme - Power your future with Powerco

Kickstart your engineering journey with our graduate programme. You’ll get hands-on experience across our entire business, collaborating with various teams dedicated to maintaining our electricity network. Applications close Friday 24 May.


Gain experience outside the classroom. Our internship programme will give you hands-on work in your area of interest with support from our team.

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