The MainPower team is made up of around 180 dedicated field and office-based staff, spread between three depots in Rangiora (head office), Culverden and Kaikoura.


MainPower is one of the largest employers in North Canterbury.

Working at MainPower

To attract and retain quality employees, MainPower has a number of initiatives in place:


  • Professional development opportunities
    We support all our employees to reach their full potential by offering ongoing professional development in both leadership and technical skills.
  • Employee wellness programmes
    Our Employee Wellness Programme is aimed at supporting our employees' overall health and wellbeing. Our programme includes access to health screening (including MoleMapping and melanoma skin checks), vaccinations, first aid training, subsidised gym memberships and health insurance.
  • Reward and recognition programmes
    Reward and recognition programmes including the Workplace Safety Innovation Award and acknowledgement of long serving employees.

    We provide equal employment opportunities and ensure that all employees have the right to work in an environment free from all forms of discrimination and conduct which can be considered harassing, coercive or disruptive.

Current vacancies

Business Analyst

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a motivated Business Analyst to join our dedicated Information Technology team. The role will report to and work closely with our Development Manager and take responsibility for identifying and defining current business issues, current and future needs, as well as reviewing existing systems and recommending solutions to develop information technology solutions to benefit processes.

Line Mechanics

If you have a passion for working outdoors, enjoy working as part of a team while providing a service for the local community, and are a qualified Line Mechanic then this could be the job for you.

Underground Supervisor

A rare opportunity has opened up within our Field Services Underground team – could you be our next Underground Supervisor?

Strategy & Business Development Manager

Do you have a strong commercial acumen, a strategic mindset, high levels of professionalism and integrity and are comfortable operating at an executive level? Then you could be our next Strategy & Business Development Manager.

Financial Accountant

A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Accountant to join our busy team. Reporting to and working closely with the Finance Manager you will ensure the financial position of the company and its subsidiaries is accurately reported.

Commercial Development Analyst

We have a great opportunity for a Commercial Development Analyst to work in our Commercial team. The role will report to and work closely with our Strategy and Business Development Manager and support the development and operation of our business development initiatives, including supporting our internal planning framework, analysis of our retail function and our pricing models.

Graduate Network Engineer

We are looking for flexible and motivated graduate with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If you have a passion for providing a service for the local community, then this could be the graduate job to help kick start your career?

Network Planning Engineer

If you want to extend your career within the energy sector into strategic and investment planning, then this could be the role for you. You’ll embrace project lifecycle decision making, influenced by project drivers like system and investment performance. This role offers key experiences to an individual that wants to jettison their career, and who is seeking to move from managing day to day activities to being future focussed and developing their overall business leadership skills.

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Join our team

If you’re interested in working with us and want to find out more about MainPower, we’d love to hear from you.