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

SCADA Engineer


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About Us

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh-largest electricity distribution company, supplying power to more than 88,000 homes, schools, farms and businesses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes. We’re in a major phase of network renewal that touches nearly every part of the community.


The Role

The purpose of the SCADA Engineer position is to provide the network operations team with robust, reliable and resilient SCADA systems. The successful candidate will contribute to the commissioning of our Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) and Outage Management Systems (OMS) and decommissioning of legacy systems and provide ongoing technical support for control room performance and development.


Role Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or a level 4 Certificate with extensive experience
  • Experience with an ADMS and OMS
  • Real time network operations experience
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • A demonstrated ability to build positive work relationships across the organisation and with external parties
  • A willingness to learn and participate in ongoing professional development. Support will be provided towards IPENZ and CPENZ registration if you do not already have this.
  • A good work ethic and professional disciplines

We will consider applicants from outside of New Zealand who have GE PowerOn Fusion experience.  


We see diversity as a strength and welcome applications from anyone who has what it takes, regardless of gender, ethnicity or background. 

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: Feb 22, 2018