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

Project Managers - Major Works

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

- Range of project work and plenty of work in the pipeline - Structured support for your professional development and career growth more...

 

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

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our Network Programmes team that undertakes end to end project management and contract management for the delivery of large capital works and maintenance programmes. With $720 million to be spent on upgrading the Aurora electricity network over the next decade including a range of major projects such as at least three new substation builds, it’s a great time to join us and further your career.

Living in Dunedin provides the opportunity to enjoy a diverse city rich in history, art, culture and outdoor recreation as well as an increasing number of sporting and music events, affordable housing and convenient access to Central Otago for weekends away.

 

Role Requirements

To complement our current team and hit the ground running, the successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience, competence and professionalism in project management
  • Experience in the electrical industry
  • The ability to work well with others and maintain good relationships whilst constructively challenging where necessary
  • A strong and diligent focus on safety and risk requirements
  • A willingness to learn as well as supporting the development of others and contribute to the continuous improvement of our systems and processes 
  • A relevant tertiary or professional qualification, or equivalent experience 
  • A clean driver’s licence

 

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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.

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/.

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Advertised: Oct 17, 2017

Project Managers - Major Works

CENTRAL OTAGO - OTAGO

- Range of project work and plenty of work in the pipeline - Structured support for your professional development and career growth more...

 

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

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our Network Programmes team that undertakes end to end project management and contract management for the delivery of large capital works and maintenance programmes. With $720 million to be spent on upgrading the Aurora electricity network over the next decade including a range of major projects such as at least three new substation builds, it’s a great time to join us and further your career.

Living in Central Otago provides the opportunity to enjoy breath-taking outdoors and an excellent array of recreational activities to support your work-life balance.

 

Role Requirements

To complement our current team and hit the ground running, the successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience, competence and professionalism in project management
  • Experience in the electrical industry
  • The ability to work well with others and maintain good relationships whilst constructively challenging where necessary
  • A strong and diligent focus on safety and risk requirements
  • A willingness to learn as well as supporting the development of others and contribute to the continuous improvement of our systems and processes 
  • A relevant tertiary or professional qualification, or equivalent experience 
  • A clean driver’s licence

 

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.

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/.

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Advertised: Oct 17, 2017

Policy Administrator

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

*New and exciting role *Supportive team culture *Opportunity for an admin superstar more...

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

For an accomplished and talented administrator, this exciting new role offers the opportunity to take on responsibility for maintaining business policies, as well document and records management in support of our quality management system and compliance requirements. This will include working with people at all levels of the organisation to ensure consistency in document format, storage and review. There will also be a key focus on providing timely and effective administration support to our wider Network teams.

 

Role Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

        • An eye for detail, high degree of accuracy and a record of completing tasks to a high standard
  • High computer literacy, predominantly in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • An excellent communicator, both written and verbal.
  • The ability to efficiently organise your day and prioritise tasks.
  • A team player with a “can-do” attitude.
  • A strong work ethic and ability to use initiative and make decisions.

 

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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.

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Advertised: Oct 6, 2017

Quality Assurance Officer

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

*Field work across a diverse range of programmes *New and integral function *High degree of autonomy more...

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

This is a great opportunity to play a key role in monitoring contractor’s performance and work constructively with them to uphold network construction standards and ensure compliance with Aurora’s safety and risk, environmental management and quality standards. The role will involve a significant amount of field work and site audits including use of mobile technology platforms, along with continually reviewing documentation and regular reporting.

This role may suit experienced technicians, line mechanics or other technically minded people within the industry who are looking for a new challenge and/or want to further their career.

Although the role is full-time, for the right candidates we are open to the possibility of job-share arrangements.

 

Role Requirements

To complement our current team and hit the ground running, we are really keen to hear from people who can demonstrate the following:

  • A current Electrical Registration with practical knowledge of hazard management controls within the electrical industry and willingness to undertake ongoing professional development.
  • High attention to detail and work standards, with a diligent focus on safety and risk requirements.
  • The ability to constructively raise concerns, clearly communicate and hold others accountable whilst maintain good relationships.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite with a willingness to learn new mobile technology devices and programmes.
  • A strong work ethic, including the ability to efficiently organise your day and follow-through on all on commitments.
  • A full driver’s licence

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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: Sep 27, 2017