Contracting Capabilities

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

Works Planner

If you're safety orientated and ready to take your career to the next level, our company is the perfect place for you. Working alongside our talented professionals, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact and leave your mark on the company.

The role
Reporting to the Delivery Manager, as the Works Planner you will facilitate the production of works packages for the assigned asset portfolio to achieve our clients’ asset performance objectives.  You will assist with the general management of the assigned asset portfolio and assist with customer or Northpower internal enquiries. You will be working closely with our client Vector, contractors and internally with Delivery Managers, Supervisors, Schedulers and Field leaders.

Based in Auckland you will be responsible for:
- Assisting  Electrical Zone Substation Delivery manager and team with packaging and delivery of Corrective Maintenance (CM) plan
- Following up on ongoing works and assisting the DTS team to allow support for works
- Creating POs, reconciling and receipting subcontractors, organising travel and accommodation bookings
- Being  mindful, present,  safe for yourself, workmates, customers, the public, networks, and the environment. Continuously assess situations for the safety of yourself and your team members

What’s in it for you?
No two days will be the same as you will experience variety working in a range of challenging environments which will extend your knowledge and capabilities. You will be joining a diverse and inclusive workforce focussed on safety and excellence.  You will enjoy benefits like:

- Competitive remuneration and a range of retail discounts and staff benefits
- Life Insurance and Group Discounted Medical Insurance
- An in-house well-being programme, a Peer Support Network (Kaitiaki) and EAP Services
- Commitment for professional growth and development
- A friendly workplace where people are valued and appreciated
- Free Gym facility and Car parking
- Laptop, iPad & mobile phone

About you
You’ll have some experience working on NZ electrical distribution where you will have the ability to be focussed, with good follow-up and follow through capabilities. You will be comfortable liaising with multiple people and departments, confident with an eye on the bigger picture, while being dedicated and attend to the details with accuracy.

To be successful in this role, you will also demonstrate the following:

- Have Electrical registration or relevant industry experience (Preferred)
- Strong ability to manage and prioritise tasks
- Prior experience in a similar role and use of JDE or SAP will be advantageous
- Proficient in Microsoft office suite (especially in Excel and Word) and ability to learn new systems quickly
- Exceptional stakeholder interaction and management
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
- Enjoy working as a part of a team, yet able to work self-directed
- Solutions focussed and the tenacity in taking problems through to successful outcomes
- Curiosity and willingness to learn on-the-job at ease and fast

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! 
Join us if you’re looking for a career defining new role within a growing team! Direct your profile into our career’s website and search for #Req 1310.

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).