Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

People powering the future

Making a difference, everyday

Northpower is a great place to work and there are plenty of opportunities to join our team and grow with us.

Our skilled and diverse team of over 1,400 talented people embrace new technologies and are responding to an evolving energy market – we are taking the lead in responding to the energy needs of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Today, we are building and maintaining a network that connects over 63,000 homes, farms, and businesses across Northland and at the same time we are helping shape a lower carbon future for our communities.

We are always on the lookout for passionate and talented individuals who share our values and excitement toward reimagining energy together.

Grow with us

Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey combining innovation, sustainability, and community impact?

We’re always looking for passionate and talented individuals who share our values and excitement about the changing energy future.

Why Northpower

We value that great people are critical to business success, and we are fully committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels a sense of belonging and care. We are a learning organisation that empowers our people to grow both professionally and personally.

When you join Northpower you’ll be encouraged to continue your training and learning, we have a wide range of roles and we are committed to growing our own where possible.  You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn and progress your career in your chosen pathway at Northpower.

The energy sector is changing at pace and we require a diverse team of committed and talented people with a high calibre of qualifications, experience and skills to meet our growth aspirations.

Innovation is in our DNA and we are continuously looking for new and smarter ways of doing things.

Learn more about us

Northpower’s culture and core behaviours drive our ability to develop and sustain a positive work environment, where everyone is a safety leader with a responsibility to keep themselves and those around them safe.

Our four behaviours are at the core of everything we do.

The taonga that accompany our behaviours were designed by our own people and have great mana within our business. Each behaviour is aligned with a whakatauki (proverb), to explain the essence and meaning behind it.

Every day we see real examples of our people putting our behaviours into action and bringing them to life.
We value our behaviours-based culture, we care about the safety and wellbeing of our people, and we all work together on delivering purposefully to deliver great outcomes.

Our comprehensive onboarding and induction process introduces new staff to Northpower’s culture, behaviours and safety-focused way of working. We can offer competitive remuneration, an amazing wellbeing programme and genuine opportunity for career progression.

We have a diverse range of people and roles located across the North Island in our network, contracting services and corporate services teams.

Our solid reputation is important to us – we’ve been in business for over 90 years. We give back to our communities and have immense pride in providing essential services, and keeping our local economy and the country switched on.

Our teams use modern fleet and equipment, and we’re technology-driven in gearing up for our energy future.

Over 1,400 people work at Northpower, in 14 different locations across the North Island. We work on a range of purposeful projects that make a real difference in people’s lives. There are genuine opportunities for career progression within our business, as we’re constantly growing and evolving to ensure our workforce is future-ready.

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