Asset Information Technician
Whangarei, New Zealand
1d ago

About us

Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

We also provide contracting services to our partners - other network owners and operators across the North Island.

We have over 1,300 staff working together across 13 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Asset Information Technician to become a key member of our Network Strategy team based in Whangarei.

The role

Reporting to the Network Information Manager, this role will see you both updating and maintaining Northpower’s core asset data systems working alongside two other members of the team. You will primarily :

  • Undertake tasks ranging from data entry, data quality assurance and GIS support
  • Update the network information into core systems from as-built drawings and data sheets
  • Produce images for construction plans, and improve existing data from research into network records
  • Communicate with office, field staff, users, ADMS and GIS systems on changes
  • What’s in it for you?

    You will be working amongst a team of experts in a collaborative and inclusive environment which will extend your knowledge and capabilities.

    Some other benefits include :

  • Opportunity to work in a vital role that offers responsibility and autonomy
  • Competitive remuneration, in-house wellbeing programme, discounted medical insurance
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities and the opportunity to gain new skills within the industry
  • The opportunity to work for a purposeful, essential organisation in a critical position
  • About you

    You are an experienced professional who has experience with G / Technology or ArcGIS systems. You’ll have proven data entry skills, data QA and reconciliation skills, and have previously worked in a similar role and / or industry.

    You are someone with the ability to interpret and capture data from plans, survey sheets and as-built drawings. You’ll be able to demonstrate :

  • Solid understanding of computer basics, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook & SharePoint
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels
  • Strong customer focus and relationship building skills
  • A team player with a great can do’ attitude
  • Desire to learn new skills and expand on current skillset
  • Knowledge or experience interacting with a GIS, including data or map viewers (preferable)
  • Get in touch

    Here’s an opportunity to be in a satisfying role but also be part of a company that puts its people first! If you like the sound of this role and are keen to join our team, then don’t delay and apply today! Head over to our careers website and search for #req454

    Due to current border restrictions, unfortunately applications from international candidates or 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).

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