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

Join the team at Aurora Energy, New Zealand's seventh largest electricity distribution business! We are in a period of substantial investment and with that comes exciting development opportunities!

What's more, you will get to work in some of New Zealand's most spectacular landscapes in Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes and Dunedin!

We offer a wide range of roles from planners to electrical engineers to network controllers and project managers!

We are an employer who recognises and supports international talent as well as domestic applicants.

Our Values

Aurora Energy is on the journey of embedding a company culture aligned with our staff-developed values.

These values guide us in the way we work.

Values

Health and Safety

Safety is a top priority and value at Aurora Energy.As an electrical distribution business, our people need to manage and control risks associated with a very hazardous form of energy 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.

Wellbeing

Aurora Energy has a strong focus on staff wellbeing, primarily through our Employee Wellbeing Action Group.

This group organises regular wellbeing related activities, notably including free weekly fruit for all employees, exercise groups, lunch and learn sessions and social events.

Employee Benefits

Employees at Aurora Energy are entitled to 10 days sick leave, have the option of purchasing an extra week's annual leave and receive an extra 1.5% KiwiSaver contribution after one year of service. Aurora Energy is committed to paying all permanent staff the living wage.

Future Opportunities

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

Secondary Systems Engineer

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

*Work with state of the art technologies *Variety of work as part of a larger engineering and design team *Good scope for professional growth more...

About Us

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh largest electricity network by customer connections, supplying electricity to more than 89,000 homes, farms and businesses in Dunedin and Central Otago. 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

We have an opportunity for an experienced Secondary Systems Engineer to join the Secondary Systems team within our Engineering and Design group. The role will have a particular focus on sub-transmission and zone substation secondary systems design and implementation. In this multifunctional role you need to consult and collaborate with internal teams and external contractors to come up with an integrated design solution for capital works. There is plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development related to power systems engineering.

Please refer to position description for more detailed information.

Role Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor of Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Strong technical competency and expertise in power system protection and secondary design with minimum of 5+ years of experience as secondary systems engineer.
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • A demonstrated ability to build positive work relationships across the organization and with external parties
  • A willingness to learn and participate in ongoing professional development. Support will be provided towards IPENZ and CPENZ registration.
  • A good work ethic and professional disciplines

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Advertised: Mar 21, 2019

Planning Engineer *Internal Only Vacancy*

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

Planning Engineer - Dunedin. *Internal Only Vacancy* more...

We are pleased to offer a great development opportunity for an existing staff member to broaden their experience in Asset Management by joining the Network Planning team.

Reporting to the Network Planning Manager this person will also get to work closely with and learn from our two highly experienced Network Planning Engineers. The successful candidate will assist in forecasting customer growth requirements and planning the development of Aurora’s electrical network assets, paving the future of the Aurora network and ensuring a safe and reliable service for our customers. With Central Otago being the fastest growing region in the country in terms of new customer connections and the need to plan for further growth as well as the impact of new technologies, now is a great time to work in the planning space.

Refer to the position description for more information about the role and the level of experience and qualifications required.

Alternatively to get a better understanding of a day in the life of a Network Planning Engineer have a chat to David or Glynne.

If this is the type of opportunity you have been waiting for, click ‘Apply’ to submit your application.

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Advertised: Mar 7, 2019

Executive Assistant

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

*Dunedin Based more...

About Us

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh-largest electricity distribution company, supplying power to more than 89,000 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

Based in our Dunedin office, the role is to provide a quality and proactive support service to the General Manager – Customer and Engagement and the General Manager of Asset Management and Planning. Diary management, preparing reports and travel arrangements will be a substantial element, as will anticipating tasks and managing conflicting demands, to ensure the General Managers are operating at optimal efficiency.

The successful applicant will be across a range of coordination, documentation, communication, analysis and administration tasks to support workload management and the achievement of business outcomes.

Role Requirements

With a focus on professionalism, discretion, communication and initiative the successful applicant will pride themselves on their excellent administrative skills. Prior executive administration experience is essential, as is experience with dictation, minute taking, research and analysis skills.

In line with our company values the successful applicant will be a team player who is friendly and approachable. They will be solutions focused with strong attention to detail and a flare for delivering successful outcomes. As an all-rounder they will thrive on planning, organising and meeting deadlines and have a flexible and autonomous approach to their work.

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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.

To learn more about Aurora Energy please visit our website: http://www.auroraenergy.co.nz/.

 

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Advertised: Mar 1, 2019

Executive Assistant

CENTRAL OTAGO - OTAGO

*Cromwell Based more...

About Us

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh-largest electricity distribution company, supplying power to more than 89,000 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

Based in our Cromwell office, the role is to provide a quality and proactive support service to the General Manager – Operations and Service Delivery and the General Manager of Work Programming and Contracts. Diary management, preparing reports and travel arrangements will be a substantial element, as will anticipating tasks and managing conflicting demands, to ensure the General Managers are operating at optimal efficiency.

The successful applicant will be across a range of coordination, documentation, communication, analysis and administration tasks to support workload management and the achievement of business outcomes.

Role Requirements

With a focus on professionalism, discretion, communication and initiative the successful applicant will pride themselves on their excellent administrative skills. Prior executive administration experience is essential, as is experience with dictation, minute taking, research and analysis skills.

In line with our company values the successful applicant will be a team player who is friendly and approachable. They will be solutions focused with strong attention to detail and a flare for delivering successful outcomes. As an all-rounder they will thrive on planning, organising and meeting deadlines and have a flexible and autonomous approach to their work.

Apply

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.

To learn more about Aurora Energy please visit our website: http://www.auroraenergy.co.nz/.

 

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Advertised: Mar 1, 2019