Asset Information Operator – fixed term

  • Contract
  • New Plymouth
  • Applications have closed.

Website Powerco

Fixed-term for approximately 12 months

New Plymouth

Here at Powerco, we’re busy keeping the lights on and gas flowing to more than 430,000 homes, businesses and organisations across the North Island. If you’re an experienced IT professional looking for your next challenge, it’s time to join the fast-paced, exciting company that powers NZ’s largest electricity distribution network.

The team

Our Information Services department works as one team to provide technology-enabled business growth putting our customers energy future at the centre of everything we do. We are dynamic, skilled and passionate about helping Powerco transform to a digital utility. We are investing across the spectrum of IT services including IT front office/planning, architecture, data and analytics, cyber-security, networks and Internet of Things, real-time systems, geographic information systems and cloud. With great career development, strong leadership and business engagement now is an exciting time to take your IT career to the next level with Powerco.

The role

Are you a self-motivated person with Geographical Information System (GIS) experience looking for a new challenge? This position forms part of the Asset Information team who are responsible for ensuring details of the electrical and gas network assets are accurately represented in the GIS and associated databases. This enables key stakeholders to effectively and efficiently manage the Electricity and Gas networks.


Let’s talk about you. You may have just graduated from University and are looking to put your GIS skills to use; you’ll likely have a Tertiary qualification, working knowledge of business systems and various technology domains. You’ll also be a great communicator, with a willingness to ask questions. You will need a great attention to detail and be able to focus on quality data entry. Knowledge of the gas, electricity industry or other regulated environments is an advantage.


Life is good here at Powerco. You’ll join a fun, tight-knit group of dedicated, passionate people in a company that’s a major contributor to the community. In addition to competitive salary offerings, generous leave allocations and health and wellness packages, you’ll also get the satisfaction of playing an important part in helping us deliver an essential service to our communities.

Based in New Plymouth this is an opportunity to take a role with a large and successful company. So get in touch, and let’s talk about how you can join us at Powerco.

The Ideal person for this role will have experience with ArcGIS and an interest in developing skills in GIS.

Applications close Friday, 25 May 2018.