Be part of the team at Aurora Energy. Pursue your next career opportunity with us.

We offer a wide range of roles from planners and electrical engineers to system control operators and project managers. What’s more, you’ll get to work in some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes in Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes and Dunedin.

We are New Zealand’s seventh largest electricity distribution business. As we invest for the future, there are plenty of new and exciting opportunities to challenge you personally and develop your skills and experience. We value our staff and understand our responsibilities as we strive to be an employer of choice. Some of our wellbeing initiatives are flexible work hours and annual flu vaccines.

For those potential employees who are proven in their areas of expertise, we offer the chance to define and progress career pathways to offer continued development. We are an employer who recognises and supports international talent as well as our domestic applicants.

Our people operate in high hazard environments and everyone’s safety and welfare is a top priority to us. For this reason, pre-employment checks are required as part of our recruitment process, which includes a criminal check, and pre-employment drug testing.

We have a wide range of career options at Aurora Energy. If you would be interested in joining us, we’d love to hear from you. You can register your details for any future opportunities.

Current Vacancies

Distribution Designer


*Work, stay and play in Central Otago *Be part of a professional team committed to ongoing professional development *Technical challenging work more...

  • Work, stay and play in Central Otago
  • Be part of a professional team committed to ongoing personal development
  • Technical challenging work supplying power over difficult terrain

About Us

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh largest electricity network by customer connections, supplying electricity to more than 87,000 homes, farms and businesses in Dunedin and Central Otago. We plan, manage and operate the electricity network asset, and contract to Delta and other service providers to deliver network maintenance services. With $720 million to be spent on upgrading the Aurora electricity network over the next decade, it’s a great time to join us and further your career. 

The Role

The role is to provide network designs that meet Aurora standards and the requirements of the customer and to ensure that they are implemented accordingly.

Role Requirements

The role requires a person/s with an Electrical Engineering qualification (such as a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)) or equivalent qualification and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Design of electrical networks.

Applicants must be in possession of a current Drivers Licence, have good interpersonal and customer service skills, be able to communicate professionally and effectively verbally and in writing and be competent in Word, Excel and Outlook.

Knowledge of Pricing and Estimating, CAD, GIS and network design software will be advantageous.


If you think you are a good fit for the role click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application.

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Advertised: Apr 13, 2018