Working at Transpower

Our work

We connect New Zealanders to their power system through safe, smart solutions for today and tomorrow. The power behind our business is people.

Our unique role in owning and operating our country's electricity transmission system makes for interesting work and cutting-edge projects that can have a major impact on many aspects of New Zealand life.

We face challenges and opportunities in helping our country transition to a highly electrified, low-carbon emission economy. The demand for electricity transmission services will continue to increase, and we have exciting career opportunities in a wide range of areas.  



Our people

We recognise that our most valuable asset is our people. We’re dedicated to encouraging learning and innovation, and we strive to be an employer of choice by providing a positive and flexible working environment. Register for our job alerts here.

Transpower also works with construction and maintenance service providers across New Zealand who support us to maintain and build the assets our country needs to keep the lights on. If you are interested in career opportunities in Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution or High Voltage projects and can't see a current match for your interests or skill-set on the Transpower careers page, you could try contacting one of our service partners: Ventia, Electrix, Downer, Northpower, and PBA.  

Power technicians, protection technicians, electricians, electrical fitters, mechanical fitters, transmission and distribution line mechanics, high voltage switchers, project managers and site supervisors are all highly sought-after capabilities. Explore the career pages of our service providers here:

Ventia Careers    Electrix Careers     Downer Careers    Northpower Careers