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

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

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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.

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Advertised: Dec 7, 2017

System Engineers

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

System Engineer positions within our ICT team more...

Aurora Energy is expanding its Dunedin ICT team. This pivotal role, System Engineer, works in the Operations team and will have the ability to add value to the company through their technical and professional skills.

Reporting to the IT Operations Manager core responsibilities will include maintaining and administering the server, desktop, storage and network infrastructure; troubleshooting and support of systems and users; ensuring the security and integrity of information systems; and ensuring that technical documentation and procedures are maintained.

The successful candidate will need to have at least 3-4 years’ experience in the industry and will need to have specific skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft server and desktop operating systems; virtualisation technology especially VMware; knowledge of Microsoft application server software such as SharePoint, Exchange, SQL Server, System Center Configuration Manager & Operations Manager Active Directory; experience in Citrix XenApp application delivery; storage hardware such as IBM SAN; knowledge of communication technologies such as SIP, VoIP; experience in mobile technologies (iOS & Android) and applications; knowledge of as a Service cloud based technologies such as Office 365 and the Microsoft Azure stack; and networking skills especially Cisco.

The person we seek will also possess the following:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification with a least 3-4 years industry experience
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • The ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Advanced trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • A high level of professionalism and integrity

If you like the sound of working for one of Dunedin’s largest employers, wish to join a dynamic team of IT professionals, and are committed to providing IT services and systems that meet the needs of our business, we’d like to hear from you.

For more information about the role refer to the attached position description.

 

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Advertised: Dec 6, 2017

Enterprise Solutions Architect

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

Exciting new position within our ICT team more...

Aurora Energy is seeking an Enterprise Solutions Architect to join it’s ICT group and provide the leadership, planning and more so that we have the solutions and technologies to provide the best services for our business and customers.

An Electricity Distribution Business in Dunedin and Central Otago, Aurora Energy has 88,000 customers relying on us providing them with a reliable electricity supply. We plan, manage and operate the electricity network assets, and contract Delta and other service providers to deliver network maintenance and renewal services. A substantial uplift in asset renewal allied to an increasing reliance on SCADA and other operational technology along with the communications necessary to make these work has led to this new role being offered.

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the CTO, in this role you’ll design and lead the implementation of a business-oriented technology architecture based on business requirements and ICT strategies. Using appropriate principles, models and frameworks you’ll help ensure Aurora’s technology landscape and capital programmes align and deliver the best outcome. You’ll also lead a small team focussed on effective architecture and plans across GIS, data, Operational Technology and Communications.

You:

Five or more years’ experience in at least two ICT disciplines - including technical architecture, application development, middleware, database management, and operations – in a client/server or service-oriented architecture environment.

Deep technical expertise in multiple technology domains

3+ years’ experience in topics such as network architectures, network protocols, industrial protocols, active directory, virtulisation, cloud (XaaS)

Good understanding of cyber-security e.g. system design, threat modelling, vulnerability assessment

Demonstrated experience leading and developing ICT professionals.

You’ll also be a great communicator and collaborator with the ability to align business and technology needs and requirements. And you’ll be able to navigate the business and align long-term and short-term needs, assessing financial and strategic implications and a broad understanding of how technology supports business including how it impacts customers.

For more information about the role refer to the attached position description.

For more information about the role refer to the attached position description. To learn more about Aurora please visit our website: http://www.auroraenergy.co.nz/.

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

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Advertised: Dec 1, 2017

Data Architect

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

Do you want to create an end to end vision for how data flows through an organisation?... more...

Do you want to create an end to end vision for how data flows through an organisation?

To be responsible for developing a data architecture and solutions that meet a business increasingly dependent on its data for effective decision-making?

Aurora Energy is seeking a Data Architect to do that and more.

Aurora is an Electricity Distribution Business in Dunedin and Central Otago, with 88,000 customers relying on us providing them with a reliable electricity supply. We plan, manage and operate the electricity network assets, and contract Delta and other service providers to deliver network maintenance and renewal services. A substantial uplift in asset renewal allied to an increasing reliance on SCADA and other operational technology along with the communications necessary to make these work has led to this new role being offered.

Role Purpose:

Reporting to the Enterprise Solution Architect, in this role you’ll develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies to store and retrieve business information that optimises efficiency and quality.

In conjunction with others you’ll help us design and implement a business-oriented technology architecture that includes data at the core and is based on business requirements and ICT strategies. You’ll also be part of a small team focussed on effective architecture and plans across an expanding Information Technology and Operational Technology landscape.

You:

Proven work experience as a Data Architect or perhaps as a Data Analyst with an architectural bent.

You’ll have an indepth understanding of database structures and principles and familiarity with data visualisation tools and analysis and reporting packages.

And you’ll have expertise in data models, database design / development and data dictionaries.

You’ll also have some knowledge of overall ICT technologies and services

 

You’ll also be a good communicator, will understand how technology supports business and have the ability to translate impacts of technology – in particular data-related – on business and customers.

And you’ll know how to collaborate across teams to deliver.

For more information about the role refer to the attached position description. To learn more about Aurora please visit our website: http://www.auroraenergy.co.nz/.

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: Dec 1, 2017

Distribution Designer

CENTRAL OTAGO - OTAGO

*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.

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Advertised: Nov 21, 2017