Contracting Capabilities

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

Secondary Response Supervisor

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Supervisor to join our Faults Team in Wellington.
The role 
Reporting to the Operations Manager (Reactive), you will be project managing reactive work from scope through to close out. You'll be responsible for planning, coordinating teams, providing technical support, managing and delivery works effectively and efficiently. 
A safety champion for the team, you'll provide technical support and advice to your team as necessary to get the job done in a positive and proactive way. 
What’s in it for you
A role with us will enable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a very supportive leadership team. Other benefits include:
- Competitive remuneration, full time employment of 40 hours per week + allowances + full PPE gear and equipment. Paid overtime if you’re required to work additional hours
- A tool of trade vehicle when travelling to site
- An in-house wellbeing programme, retail discounts and discounted medical insurance
- Plenty of training and development opportunities and the opportunity to gain new skills within the utilities industry
- Working for a diverse range of customers which means variety and job security
- A very inclusive and accommodating team with a supportive manager

About you
An experienced supervisor, you'll need to have a current practising license and hold relevant work type competencies, with HV switching experience on a distribution network. You’ll also have:  
- Proven Leadership and project management experience
- Proven experience of influencing effective team management 
- Strong Coordination skills with excellent communication skills (both written & verbal) 
- A strategic thinker with the ability to solve problems and make decisions 
- A team player with a great ‘can do’ attitude 

About us 
Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangārei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

Northpower is one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, fibre, renewables, and commercial sectors. We have a reputation for excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical and telecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements.

We have over 1,400 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

Get in touch!
If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of our team, we’d love your application today! To apply, head over to our careers website and search for #Req1135. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Unfortunately applications from those without the right to work in New Zealand cannot be considered.  

Northpower has an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies.  If you're interested in a role with us we would encourage you to apply directly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).