Transpower New Zealand - About Us

Blonde Grad2New Zealand’s electricity future is changing. Attitudes to climate change, sustainability, consumer behaviour, policy and regulation and emerging energy technologies will all shape how we consume energy for generations to come.

As the national grid owner and operator, Transpower has a real opportunity to be at the forefront of the country’s pending energy transformation.

Our people – who are innovative, collaborative and offer the individual diversity, skills and enthusiasm to drive significant positive change – are leading the transformation that is happening across our business right now.

As a Transpower Graduate and emerging leader you will be immersed in our world and play a part in shaping the future of New Zealand’s electricity industry.

About the Graduate Programme

As a Graduate Engineer you’ll enjoy a two-year rotational programme that will give you an organisation-wide view of Transpower, with challenging real work and responsibilities from day one. By exploring different areas of our business, and developing strong relationships as you go, you’ll have the opportunity to decide where and how you want to shape your career with us.

You will be part of our collaborative community and be challenged, supported, coached and inspired to broaden your knowledge and thinking and achieve your potential.

What’s important to you is important to us 

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. Our people are made up of 28 nationalities which makes for a dynamic and stimulating environment.

With a company-wide focus on health, safety and well-being you know you’re in good hands.

When you join the Transpower whanau you’ll enjoy a flexible and inclusive environment with access to a range of benefits to help you get the most out of life.

We also encourage further learning and, as an Engineering New Zealand Professional Development Partner, you will achieve the Emerging Professionals development competencies and become a full member of Engineering New Zealand by the end of the programme. Transpower will also support you to work towards your Chartered Professional Engineers qualification later in your career.  

If you’re looking for a pivotal role that includes leadership, professional development and mentoring in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment click here to learn more, and then visit our website to apply.



Our Values

At Transpower, everything we do is underpinned by our core values - AC/DC:


Accountability – we work with care

Clarity – we do clever simply

Delivery – we’re here for New Zealand

Collaboration – the power of us


Benefits of working at Transpower

Screen Shot 2019 03 20 at 11.59.27 AMWe know that our most valuable asset is our people – that’s why we’re dedicated to encouraging ongoing learning and innovation from our entire staff. We strive to be an employer of choice by providing a positive working environment, professional development opportunities and a wide range of benefits to suit your needs.

We have adopted a flexible working environment and utilise modern workspaces which encourage new ways of working and collaboration.

Thanks to the numerous transmission projects we have planned, there’ll be no shortage of opportunities for you to step up and truly succeed. The variety, hands-on involvement, and industry-wide exposure you’ll gain at Transpower will help you choose a path that’s right for you and see you become an expert in that field.

Join Us

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