Contracting Capabilities

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

Team Leader – Transmission Lines

The role
As the Team Leader for Transmission Lines, your primary focus will be on steering your team towards safe and efficient work practices. Your attention to detail and adept planning skills will be the driving force behind our success. You'll be dedicated to offering support whenever it's required, ensuring every member of the team feels empowered to excel.

Reporting to the Supervisor, you'll be stationed in Hamilton. We're excited to have you join our team and collaborate towards reaching our shared objectives. Together, we'll make great strides towards achieving our goals. 

Some of the tasks include as follows:
- Complete WTC competency assessments and perform competent audits as well as quality checks 
- Ensure plant and equipment are compliance with good working order and fit for purpose by completing toolbox checks 
- Complete necessary reports and ensure to meet and exceed with all operational, regulatory and customer requirements

What’s in it for you?
We believe in a positive, supportive workplace where collaboration thrives. Our leadership team plays a vital role, guiding and cheering on every team member to reach their full potential. 

You will enjoy benefits like:
- Competitive remuneration and tool of trade vehicle 
- An in-house well-being programme, a peer support network (Kaitiaki) and EAP services
- Life Insurance and group discounted medical insurance
- Commitment to professional growth and development
- A friendly workplace where people are valued and appreciated
- Tailored leadership development in line with our specialised capability framework
- Option to join the social club and participate in family and social events and activities
- Discounted gym membership and a range of retail discounts

About you
Looking for someone to step up into our Team Leader role? We need someone with at least 5 years of solid experience under their belt, complete with up-to-date registration and competencies, a clean Class 1 full driver’s license is a must and have the following skills:

- Ensure you have the necessary trade qualification and updated licenses
- Demonstrate expertise in Codes of Practice, Policies, Standards, Work Procedures, and relevant laws, particularly in the electricity industry
- Exhibit current Workplace Competency (WTC) and a proven track record in team leadership
- Take charge of workload organization and ensure team alignment with targets
- Proactively promote a safety culture in compliance with legal and company regulations
- Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
- Emphasize commitment to health and safety, and collaborative teamwork

About us
Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangārei 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, 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 you love being part of a team and crave interesting and varied work, don't wait any longer - apply now! Visit our career's website and search for #REQ1264 to apply.

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. 

Pre-employment checks may include a criminal history check, drug and alcohol testing, and a medical assessment.

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).