Contracting Capabilities

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

Preventative Maintenance Planner

The Wellington Maintenance team is looking for an experienced Preventative Maintenance (PM) Planner to work along with the Corrective Maintenance (CM) Planner across the Northpower Southern business with the client to efficiently deliver both CM and PM work streams.

The role
Reporting to the  Delivery Manager-Preventative Maintenance, you’ll be responsible for the scoping in the field to determine the actual state of assets, compiling high voltage (HV) and low voltage (LV) switching methodologies and schedules, liaising with our client on a regular basis through to coordination, quotations and estimates. You will also:

- Support the PM Maintenance Delivery Manager with Preventative and Corrective Maintenance matters for the region as per FSA requirements
- Carry out site inspections (audits) and accurately record findings
- Provide technical and commercial advice as part of the Change Control process
- Update the PM plan and provide stakeholders with accurate information when requested
- Provide budgeting, forecasting, and pricing support to the PM Delivery Manager and Operations Manager

What’s in it for you?
This is a career-defining role that allows you to display the breadth and depth of your project management skills. We will reward you with benefits like:

- Working on a variety of projects for key Northpower customers
- Competitive salary and a tool of trade vehicle
- An in-house wellbeing programme- Peer Support Network, Kaitiaki, Group discounted medical insurance and EAP Services
- Plenty of training and development opportunities to develop your career
- A range of retail discounts through the Boost employee benefits programme
- A friendly workplace where people are valued and appreciated

Our strength is in our people, with a high standard of support, respect and work and we invest heavily in both our staff and community. You will be joining a diverse and inclusive workforce focussed on safety and excellence, with opportunity to develop your career.

About you
Coming from the electricity sector in the NZ Distribution Networks, you’ll bring your practical and process-driven approach to this role. There will be a vast amount of variety to your day-to-day work schedule and being flexible will be a key to your success in this role. We're looking for an individual who can demonstrate the following:

- Experience in outage planning
- Proficient in using Microsoft office Suite
- Proven ability to develop and maintain stakeholder relationships
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent organisational and planning skills
- Ability to prioritise workload
- Tenacity in taking problems through to successful outcomes despite potential barriers.
- Full, clean Class 1 NZ Drivers Licence

About us
Northpower is a New Zealand owned electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

We are one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, and commercial sectors. 

With over 1,300 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers, we pride ourselves on our excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical and telecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements.

Get in touch! 
Join us if you’re looking for a career defining role within a growing team where you can make your mark! Direct your profile into our career’s website and search for #Req 1249.

Suitable applicants will be interviewed whilst the advertisement is open. Send in your interest early!

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).